Remade Repair Surgery

Our weekly volunteer-run Repair Surgery at no. 17 Guthrie Street, Edinburgh helps you with your sewing and mending, computer problems, and runs demo's on up-coming workshops.
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A quick picture of all the finished notebooks made from pages of magazines, old road maps, envelopes, and other waste paper!

A quick picture of all the finished notebooks made from pages of magazines, old road maps, envelopes, and other waste paper!

Cass, our bookbinding tutor, demonstrated the origami folding technique we were to use, and everyone got involved! The demo received a 10 out of 10 score on our feedback forms!

Cass, our bookbinding tutor, demonstrated the origami folding technique we were to use, and everyone got involved! The demo received a 10 out of 10 score on our feedback forms!

All the materials needed to make accordion notebooks at our special Repair Surgery demo

All the materials needed to make accordion notebooks at our special Repair Surgery demo

Sotiris was kept busy last night with various hardware and software problems, as well as fixing a faulty DVD player!

Sotiris was kept busy last night with various hardware and software problems, as well as fixing a faulty DVD player!

Our usual sewing and mending was on hand too, and we helped mend ripped jumpers and broken zips.

Our usual sewing and mending was on hand too, and we helped mend ripped jumpers and broken zips.

Here's a close up of us having a go at unraveling a machine-knit item. It's really satisfying!

Here's a close up of us having a go at unraveling a machine-knit item. It's really satisfying!

Becky, an upcycling enthusiuast, gave a special demo on how to re-use yarn

Becky, an upcycling enthusiuast, gave a special demo on how to re-use yarn

Fix it, don't ditch it!

Fix it, don't ditch it!

We can also help teach you how to use your own sewing machine if you're not quite sure. Older models work just as well as newer ones.

We can also help teach you how to use your own sewing machine if you're not quite sure. Older models work just as well as newer ones.

Know the basics but need a bit of advice? We're here to help every Wednesday 7-9pm

Know the basics but need a bit of advice? We're here to help every Wednesday 7-9pm

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