Learn how to sew on a button, hem and repair a hole at Woolloomooloo and Redfern.

Extending the life of your clothes is an easy action you can take to help the environment.

City of Sydney residents can choose from 1 of 8 free beginner sewing workshops in June.

Over 2 hours, teachers from Sew Make Create will show you how to repair the most common problems with well-loved clothes.

All tools and materials are provided, and you’ll receive a small sewing kit to take home for future repairs.

Woolloomooloo workshops are held at Juanita Nielsen Community Centre on Saturday 18 and 25 June, 10:30am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Bookings essential

Redfern workshops are held at Redfern Community Centre on Wednesday 15 and 22 June, 10am to midday and 1pm to 3pm. Bookings essential