May 10 2024

Sustainable Fashion: Introduction to Altered Apparel and Visible Mending

Beyond reusing materials, upcycling is a commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Lorraine, a fashion industry veteran with over 25 years of experience, is passionate about transforming threadbare and cast-off clothing into one-of-a-kind garments, diverting them from landfills. She will lead you through an overview of creating unique surface designs through overdyeing, eco-dyeing, and bleach-out techniques. Explore image transfers, patch-making, visible mending, stitching and embroidery. Discover crucial insights about the environmental impact of the fashion industry and explore sustainability. Fabric upcycling enables you to contribute to a circular economy. Be a trendsetter in the shift towards a more environmentally conscious and socially responsible future. Some hand sewing experience is helpful. Course fee includes dye materials, embroidery threads, hand needles, access to additional fabric, trims, and notions.