Virtual Repair Café - Saskatchewan
Date: April 10th, 2021
Time: 11am - 2pm
Location: Anywhere in the world!

For the best outcome, please register your item by April 2nd so that we can match you with a volunteer that has the expertise you need. We will give you a time slot between 11am-2pm on April 10th and a Zoom link to the Virtual Repair Café to meet up with your expert.

We have volunteers to offer advice in the following categories:
Computers
Audio and Visual Equipment
Wooden Items
Clothing and Textiles
Darning
Electrical
General Repairs
Piano Repairs
Natural Fur Textiles

If you are unsure if your item is a fit, get in touch or register your item including a lot of detail and we will try to find a volunteer to help you out.

WORKSHOPS
We will also be hosting two workshops and a mending hour January 30th:

11:00-12:00: Darning Tutorial - Check out this tutorial if you've always wanted to learn how to mend your knits. 

12:00-1:00: Sewing Machine Basics - If you have some mending to do but haven't quite figured out your sewing machine, this will be a workshop on the very basics. All ages of machines are welcome!⁠

12:30-1:30 - Shoe Maintenance - Join Ashley for a workshop on basic shoe maintenance and what makes a durable and repairable shoe.

1:00-2:00 Mending Hour - Do you have some mending to do but would like some company? One of our mending volunteers will be hosting a social mending hour. Feel free to ask questions or just get that project done you've been meaning to work on!

All workshops will be held in different rooms in the Zoom call, when you join the call let the host know where you'd like to go.

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Contact meg@swrc.ca with any questions

If you'd like to host a socially distanced in-person Repair Café in your city or town when it's safe to do so, get in touch and we can provide resources and advice!

For anyone wanting to volunteer please fill out this form:
https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/65fAzbuImOeicos

We want to thank Repair Café International and the Fixit Clinic for resources and inspiration.
  • Fill out a separate form for each item you'd like to fix.
  • This will help the volunteer prepare for giving advice and potentially inform you of what tools might be required.
  • Who's the manufacturer?
  • Look on the back or underside
  • Provide as much detail as you can as to how it's acting up. Did the symptoms manifest gradually or was there "an event"? Can you reproduce the symptoms reliably or is it intermittent?
  • e.g. have you done any web research to see if someone's had a similar problem?
  • This is helps us assess our waste stream diversion impact.
  • No promises, but someone might contact you for more information to have a better chance of fixing your item.