Join the sustainable fashion movement by making do with what you already have! Learn more about supporting the philosophies of longevity and frugality. Avoid sending your garments to landfill and learn how to make them last longer.

The workshop will also teach you basic skills to repair your clothing with nothing but a needle & thread. Skills include button & button hole repairs, basic patching and hand darning for repairing your rips.

Registration essential: a Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants the morning of the event. You can follow the event on Facebook here!

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About UQ Sustainability Week 2021

Sustainability Week is an opportunity for the UQ community to celebrate and promote sustainability across UQ's campuses and sites. From August 16-20, a range of activities and events are hosted across all areas of the University, including markets, workshops, crafts and DIY, film screenings, specialist presentations, tree plantings, bird watching and garden tours, solar tours, forums and panel discussions, competitions and challenges to inspire sustainable behaviours.

Join us for the fun, check out the full program! Stay up to date by liking UQ Sustainability on Facebook or following us on Instagram

Important update: Based on the recent Covid restrictions, this year's Sustainability Week will be entirely online. Those events that cannot be transitioned to an online format will be postponed. Keep an eye on our social media channels, and our website for updates! (last updated Wednesday 25 August).