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Slow Fashion.

TUTOR: Anne Garvey ( Creator of the Runway Fashion Garment from a repurposed shearer’s singlet pictured above)

DATE: Saturday 15thJanuary 2023

LOCATION: from out of the blue studio galley, 18 Halse Place, Ōpūnake.

TIME: 9am -4pm. Shared Lunch. Tea and Coffee supplied.

PRICE: $50 Maximum of 4 people.

Example of the surplus of garments being created by the fashion industry. Waterlooplein market in Amsterdam, Netherlands

DESCRIPTION:

Sustainable fashion and textiles is an international movement to minimise the enormous waste and pollution caused world-wide by this huge industry. 

Take your first step and join the ethical revolution!

Have you got a favourite piece of clothing or linen that is:

Too big/too small/ripped/worn in places/out of fashion/or just too good to discard?

Well, this is the workshop for you! We will assess your piece and plan a “remake”. You may have some dreams of your own!

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Collect up some complimentary “bits and bobs’ like zips/ribbons/lace/fabric/labels/tape, anything
  • Sewing Machine and accessories, extension cord
  • Scissors/Pins & Needles etc
  • Thread to match or compliment your base fabric.
  • Pen and paper to write and make notes
  • Your phone or camera for recording your progress is useful for later.

Please PM or txt Viv on 021 407 424 , email viv@blacknosugar.com. for any other details.

Fill out the form below to register for the workshop.