South Pasadena Public Library | Stitch-It Visible Mending Workshop for Teens | South Pasadenan


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The South Pasadena Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB) invites middle and high school students to “Stitch It,” a visible mending workshop, Wednesday, November 16 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the library’s community room at 1115 St. El Centro in South Pasadena. The repair party will be led by Karen Veitch and Lorrie Dieckmann, two South Pasadena residents who are committed and interested in fostering a culture of recycling, repurposing and reusing.

Sharing different sewing options from recommended websites and books, they’ll demonstrate and guide teens on how to mend clothes and reuse scrap fabric into patches that could be sewn over holes in clothes in this hands-on workshop. free. Participants can bring their own jeans to mend or create a patch from fabric scraps provided by the presenters.

After the event, attendees are encouraged to peruse the books, which were purchased by Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library. The number of places being limited, interested teenagers must register on

The South Pasadena Public Library is located at 1100 Oxley Street in South Pasadena. The Library Community Room is located at 1115 El Centro Street. Visit the Library website at for information on services and programs. The Library is open Monday, Friday, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Upon request made no later than four (4) business days prior to the event, the City will provide reasonable accommodation for a qualified person with a disability to have equal access to the event. Please call (626) 403-7312 or complete the City’s request form available at and email the form to Human Resources at


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