Sustainable Fashion: Intro to Textiles for Upcycling
Sustainable Fashion: Intro to Textiles for Upcycling with Ophir El-Boher
THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD ONLINE
THIS CLASS CAN BE TAKEN ASYNCHRONOUSLY
This workshop covers sourcing, sorting, prepping, and the use of reclaimed woven textiles.
Students will come away with knowledge and skills for identifying, prepping, and working with reclaimed fabrics.
What we’ll make: a mask bag from upcycled materials
Prerequisite: Basic sewing skills, and/or the “Fear-free sewing” workshop
Flat surface to work on (desk, cutting table, or other)
Iron & board
Your closet’s castoffs, including one unwanted piece of nonstretch pre-washed woven fabric
Print of the provided pattern.
Suggested but not required:
Fabric marking tool
Universal sewing-machine needles
Glue-stick and/or clear tape.
- Community Education