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Textile Alchemy/Repair Reduce Re-Use

  • Shire City Sanctuary 40 Melville Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 USA (map)

Celebrate imperfection and handwork ~
Repair Reduce Re-Use – a workshop for mending, ammending, reworking and renewing your favorite piece of clothing or other cherished textile item with wabi-sabi flare.

Students should bring a project to work on, a garment, blanket/quilt or accessory, to rework in some way as well as scrap fabric to use and share. Tools and some materials are available onsite. Students are encouraged to bring sewing tools they like to use. (Kits will be for sale onsite for those in need).

Samples of many traditional types of textile reapair will be shown, discussed and taught. Each student will get a consultation and will have time to begin their project.

This morning workshop is followed by open studio time for an additional charge for anyone who desires to stay and continue working.
Workshop 9-noon $75
Studio Time noon - 5pm

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