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Southbank: Mission to Seafarers, 717 Flinders Street, Docklands

Southbank Orbit Millenial Satellite Club: Online

Southbank CEO Satellite Club: Online

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Online Mask Masking Workshop with Zara Lim

How to sew a basic cotton face mask without a sewing machine for Rotary Club of Southbank to donate to the homeless and those living in crisis accommodation/shelters.

Presented by Zara Lim of Edward Kwan on 14 April 2020 at 6.30pm. - Zara will be teaching Rotary members how to sew a basic cotton face mask (no sewing machine required - just needle, thread, cotton and elastic). Members will then be able to sew masks which will be donated to our communties,

Speaker Biography: Zara Lim is the owner of Edward Kwan, a fashion label specialising in custom hand painted bow ties, ties and headpieces, predominantly for wedding clients. After finding her business momentarily wiped out as a result of weddings being cancelled for the next 6 months due to COVID-19, she quickly pivoted Edward Kwan to save her small business and started making and selling Liberty London fabric face masks, which are going out the door like hot cakes! She has a background in ballet and law, having worked as an intellectual property and commercial litigation lawyer up until November 2019. Prior to her law career, she trained full-time in ballet for 7 years at the Australian Ballet School and the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School. Zara is passionate about giving back to the community and has been a long standing volunteer at SouthPort Community Legal Service since 2010.

What you need: (It is suggested that you have the following items with you ahead of the meeting so that you can activately particpate in the training workshop)

  • Ruler
  • Tailor's chalk (not essential)
  • Cotton (Poplin is good, or anything breathable and not too thick)
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • 2x pieces of 17cm long Elastic (about 0.5cm wide otherwise it doesn't sit behind the ears well)
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • A chopstick or knitting needle or something to poke the corners out when turning the fabric inside out (not essential)

Further Instructions will also be emailed to you once you register.

Venue:Zoom Online Meeting
Starting:6:30 PM
Tuesday 14th April 2020
Ending:7:30 PM

Online Mask Masking Workshop with Zara Lim

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Our club meets at:

Mission to Seafarers, 717 Flinders Street, Docklands (or Online during Covid-19) Tuesdays 6.30pm

Southbank Orbit Satellite Club of Millenials: Online (Fortnightly: Thursday 6.00pm)

CEO Satellite Club: Online (3rd Thursday: 7.30am)

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