Sewing work­shop on for Boomerang Bags

Alpine Observer - - News -

MYRTLE­FORD’S Boomerang Bags group will hold a ‘Sew your Own’ work­shop this Fri­day and Satur­day.

The group are look­ing to bet­ter pre­pare lo­cals for later this month when Coles cease the sup­ply of sin­gle use plas­tic bags.

Ready to sew kits will be avail­able for ev­ery­one at­tend­ing, though peo­ple are also wel­come to bring their own fab­ric to stitch up into a bag.

Group mem­ber Gayle South said she en­cour­aged any­one who had been in­volved in the Boomerang Bags jour­ney along for a cup of cof­fee and af­ter­noon tea.

“Many of these vol­un­teers have busily been col­lect­ing the kits from the library and re­turn­ing the sewn bags with­out us know­ing who these vol­un­teers are, so this is our way of thank­ing them,” she said.

At­ten­dees are asked to bring their own sewing ma­chine if they have one as there will be limited spare.

The ses­sions will run from 6pm un­til 9pm on the Fri­day and 9am un­til 4pm on Satur­day, light re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided.

For more de­tails, call 0448 983 109.

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