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Resilience Fest.:Learn to Darn Your Socks (or other holey/knitted clothing)

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Learn to Darn Your Socks (or other holey, knitted clothing)

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Jill will be demonstrating darning of socks (technique will also work for sweater/t-shirt/gloves, mittens, etc.) To participate, bring a holey sock, etc.; some wool (as close to the weight used to knit the sock - this can be matching or contrasting colour); a darning needle; scissors; and darning egg or tennis-size ball - smooth surfaced is best). Hand sewing only - no machine required.


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Jill Gill is a former instructor of Theatrical Costuming in the Drama Department at the University of Guelph. More recently (before Covid lockdown) she has been spending several hours weekly mending clothing at Chalmers Community Services Centre in downtown Guelph, and The Repair Cafe, as well as quilting, sewing and knitting in her spare time.

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