Thursday, August 31, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Uncover The Art Of Upcycling

Join Mackay's Stitching Circles Workshop

Zonta International District 22 Ltd. welcomes you to a hands-on Stitching Circles workshop led by Jane Milburn, OAM, at Mackay's Jubilee Community Centre. This three-hour session introduces the art of hand stitching for mending, enhancing, and upcycling clothing, breathing new life into your wardrobe with a touch of creativity. The process of stitching by hand can enable you to relax, feel resourceful and become more self-reliant by regenerating your wardrobe.

Choose from two sessions, each limited to 10 participants:

Saturday, September 9: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Sunday, September 10: 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Reserve your spot at

Jane Milburn, a dedicated advocate for sustainable fashion, has earned the prestigious Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for her exceptional contributions to the industry. Founder of Textile Beat, Jane leverages her background in agriculture, leadership, and communications to ignite positive change in the fashion world. With her expertise, you'll uncover the transformative potential in every stitch, while embracing the principles of slow clothing and self-expression.

Join this insightful workshop to master the art of upcycling while contributing to a sustainable future. Proudly sponsored by Mackay Regional Council.

Jane Milburn OAM

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