Introducing an Upcycled Sewing Class for Adults, beginners welcome! Join us to embrace sustainability and slow fashion while sipping, sewing, and socializing.
This hands-on workshop, led by Jordan from Earthly for the Planet, empowers you to transform discarded fabrics and clothing into stylish, one-of-a-kind garments and accessories.
- Thursday evenings
- Time: 6:30-8:30pm
- Location: 307 E 84th st, New York, NY 10028
- BYOB & bring a garment to transform
- Project specific info below!
Simply bring your old clothing and we'll help you transform it into something stylish and useful.🧵
What You'll Learn: Under Jordan's expert guidance, you'll explore the art of upcycling, discovering innovative ways to breathe new life into old textiles. Whether you're a seasoned seamstress or a complete beginner, this workshop caters to all skill levels.
You'll gain insights into:
- Sustainable Sewing: Learn the fundamentals of sewing with a focus on sustainability and extend the lifespan of your clothing.
- Creative Upcycling: Unleash your inner designer by repurposing old garments and fabrics. From transforming worn-out jeans into trendy items to turning vintage sheets into boho-chic dresses, the possibilities are endless.
Meet Jordan: Our workshop instructor, Jordan, is a passionate advocate for sustainable fashion and upcycling. With years of experience in the world of slow fashion, she brings a wealth of knowledge and creativity to the table. Jordan's infectious enthusiasm and expertise will inspire you to become a conscious consumer and maker.
Dec 7th Flutter Sleeve Top: Bring in an old top or t-shirt and we'll help you transform it into a romantic, flutter sleeve top! No sewing experience required, we will have extra fabrics on hand such as lace and denim to transform your old top into something amazing.
Dec 14th Patchwork Denim: This is a big trend right now so come ready with an old pair of denim pants or even a jacket! Jordan will assist you in re-working your denim with gorgeous patchwork to compliment your personal style. Beginners welcome.
All proceeds from our patchwork class will go to FABSCRAP, a non-profit organization that diverts fashion industry fabric waste from the landfill to sewists, crafters, classrooms and other end users. In fact, our patch fabric, lace and denim are all "leftovers" from fashion designers and brands, via FABSCRAP! Shop for yourself here.
Dec 21st Lace T-shirt: any old t-shirt can be made fabulous with simple lace inserts. Add some to the back for peek-a-boo style, add romantic flutter sleeves, or create a peplum top for Daten night. We'll provide the lace. No sewing experience required!