Solution: Clothing repair workshop. Owner: La Textilerie. Strategy: Repair.
This community space offers workshops and four-month courses. In these sessions, participants learn how to sew and make clothes. There are four course levels, ranging from absolute beginner to advanced.
La Textilerie also offers access to machinery and guidance on repairing clothes.
The workshop space is 103 m².
Potential circular economy impact
The initiative aims to change behaviour towards damaged clothing. It encourages participants to fix clothes rather than throwing them away. This extends the lifespan of the clothes.
People: Staff for workshops; sewing experts; workshop attendees
Resources: Sewing machine; other relevant equipment; fabrics; workshop space
Technology: Textile machinery and equipment; online booking platform
Implementation: Setting up bookable workshops; running workshops