Re-Imagining Textile Waste

In February, as part of the National Sustainable Living Festival 2018, the Loom Room is hosting a special event called Re-imagining Textile Waste to draw our attention to the issue of textile waste. 

As part of the event, the community is invited to participate in two special events: 

Loom Room Special Session

A special Loom Room session in the which people can view displays and demonstrations, or participate in mini workshops.  Visitors can get tips on mending clothes, making rag rugs, or learn the art of making string from scraps.

When: Wednesday 21 February 10.30am-1pm
At: the Loom Room, Cnr Ferguson St and Melbourne Rd, Williamstown
Cost: Gold coin donation.

Exhibition: Re-Imagining Textile Waste

An exhibition of works by members of the Loom Room including garments, rugs, jewellery and homewares that have been mended or reconstructed. Visitors to the exhibition on weekends will be able to watch demonstrations or participate in mini workshops.

When: Friday 23 February - Sunday 4 March
At: Joel Gallery, 5 Sargood St, Altona
Open: Mon to Fri 10am-4pm & Sat to Sun 11am-3pm

Details of workshops and a schedule for demonstrations will be published on this page closer to the event. Please check back!

Alternatively please email the Loom Room at for more information.

The Loom Room is a community group that meets weekly at 1pm on Wednesdays in Williamstown (in the Seniors building) on the corner of Ferguson St and Melbourne Rd. 
Members of the Loom Room are very enthusiastic about all kinds of textile arts and crafts and love to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with each other and with members of the community.  Anyone can become a member or attend casually.  Memberships are $10 per term or casual visits are $2.