Tips: Sewing

So you’ve been out for your windswept daily exercise and you’re wondering what to do with the rest of your day? How about repairing something?

We’ll be posting ideas each week, and if you have questions to pose to our volunteers about your repairs, just message us on Facebook or email us at

This week we’re profiling Eva who is one of our fabric repairers. She is a local fashion designer and on her YouTube channel she has lots of ideas for upcycling clothes, hints on how to use sewing machines, and even how to make your own face mask!

You can also ask her questions via her facebook page or follow her on Instagram. Eva has a spirit of fun when designing new things, and is also great on tips and tricks for fabric repairs. So don’t be scared that she’s a fashion designer, she’s super friendly and up for helping any fabric questions.

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Want to learn how to use your sewing machine? Watch her YouTube video on getting to know your machine.

And we’d love to know what you’ve been fixing, so why not post photos on social media and tag images with #PompeyFix Let’s get creative Portsmouth! Take care and stay safe.