Sustainable Fashion: Textile Reclaiming
Sustainable Fashion: Textile Reclaiming with Ophir El-Boher
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.
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
Ready-to-use sewing pattern`
Suggested but not required:
Fabric marking tool
Universal sewing-machine needles
Glue-stick and/or clear tape.
- Community Education