Repair Shop is a research and learning studio investigating maintenance, craft, and design. 



Darning Basics
In this 2-hour introductory workshop, we cover:

+ A brief history of garment repair and its environmental impacts today
+ Darning tools, yarn, and picking the perfect materials for your mend
+ Darning techniques, demo, and darning together

Email us about custom workshops.

+ July 10th 10am-12pm ET: Darning Basics + Fundraiser for Abortion Funds (online)  | Register here ↗  

+ July 24th, 12-3:30pm ET: Part 1: Socks + Tricky Spots, Part 2: Darning + Patching T-Shirts (online) | Registration opening soon.

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We would love to repair your clothes and textiles. Right now, we focus on darning and patching, and take on a limited number of commissions each month.  Commissions start at $50 (e.g. a pea-sized hole) and go up from there, with discounts for multiple pieces.


  1. View our Instagram (@rrepairsshop) and Mending Gallery to get a sense of what we do.
  2. Submit your repair request using this form