Sustainable Fashion: Textile Reclaiming

$45 usd
+ available add-ons
Thu Mar 4, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (PST)
Online  

Sustainable Fashion: Textile Reclaiming with Ophir El-Boher

NOTE:
THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD ONLINE
THIS CLASS CAN BE TAKEN ASYNCHRONOUSLY

This workshop covers prepping reclaimed wovens, deconstructing and reconstructing textiles for DIY fashion projects. Students will come away with the practical skillset for reusing textiles in apparel.

What we’ll make: a new surface designed for a sewing pattern, cut and ready to sew.

Prerequisite: Basic sewing skills, and/or the “Fear-free sewing” workshop. Basic knowledge of textiles and/or the “Intro to textiles for upcycling” workshop.

Materials:
Sewing machine
Flat surface to work on (desk, cutting table, or other)
Iron & board
Fabric scissors
Sewing pins
Measuring tape/ruler
Seam ripper
Your closet’s castoffs, including one unwanted piece of nonstretch, pre-washed woven fabric
Thread
Ready-to-use sewing pattern`

Suggested but not required:
Thread snips/clipper
Magnets
Rotary cutter
Fabric marking tool
Hand-sewing needles
Universal sewing-machine needles
Notebook
Pens
Glue-stick and/or clear tape.

Ophir El-Boher

CE Instructor
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