Sellwood Bee Article

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Thank you to David Ashton for writing a lovely little article about us and the most recent event held in Sellwood at Portland Homestead Supply! Click here to read it. It was a fantastic event and he really captured our attitude about what we do.

September 14th in Sellwood @ Portland Homestead Supply 1-4pm

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Sunday, September 14th from 1pm-4pm we will be hosting our next Repair Cafe at Portland Homestead Supply in Sellwood! They have offered to let us use their space to host bike repair, sewing, small appliance repair, and for the first time…grammar repair! Come join us to explore a new part of town and fix stuff for free!

Repairs being offered:

Bike Repair


Small Appliance Repair

Grammar Repair

July 29th Repair Cafe at Urban Nest Realty 6-9pm


The lovely people at Urban Nest Realty would like to invite you to their space Tuesday, July 29th for another Repair Cafe! Address: 3041 N Williams Ave., Portland, Oregon 97227. Our volunteers will be offering: Sewing, Small Appliance Repair, and Speaker Repair! 

Hope to see you there!

First West-Side Repair Cafe, June 12th at Mercy Corps


Join us 6-9pm on Thursday, June 12th at the Mercy Corps building for our next Repair Cafe!! There is free off-street parking available and metered parking is free after 7. Bring your broken toasters and vacuums down to Mercy Corps and get your junk fixed!

Sewing, bike repair, small appliance repair and electronic repair will be available. Register here:

Repairing Prom Dresses with Abby’s Closet

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Saturday, April 5th, two of our extremely talented sewing volunteers spent the day repairing dresses at Abby’s Closet prom dress give away. Over 7,000 prom dresses were donated for the event at the Convention Center and available for free to young women needing a dress.  We loved the opportunity to partner with such an awesome organization!

March 20th Repair Café @ Bike Farm 6-9pm

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We are excited to be hosting our next Repair Cafe in partnership with Bike Farm!

The March repair café will focus on preparing for spring – Featuring: small appliance, bike, and lawnmower/small engine repair, garment mending and tool/knife sharpening by 1SharpTool Edge Service!

Please join us from 6-9pm at the Bike Farm and get your stuff fixed for free!

RSVP for FREE right now!

Repair Cafe Held at the January 25th Fix-It Fair

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We had a great time at our first Fix-it Fair this past January 25th at Rosa Parks Elementary School.

Fix-It Fairs are organized by the city of Portland; they are free events where you can learn simple and effective ways to save money  and stay healthy.

The events featured exhibits from numerous community partners and an extensive schedule of workshops held throughout the day. We hope to be back soon!