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Making Textiles: A Workshop on Ethical & Sustainable Practice

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UNSW Art & Design

Oxford St and

Paddington, NSW 2021

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Come join our upcycling team and learn how to re-fashion, mend and renew your wardrobe!

Kirsten Lee, UNSW Masters lecturer for Sustainable Textiles will guide participants through the importance of caring for your wardrobe, sewing & construction tips, and a few handy techniques for transforming garments.

Samorn Sanixay, natural dye extraordinaire, textile artist and head of textiles label, Eastern Weft, (https://www.instagram.com/samorn_sanixay/) will be talking about the importance of ethical production and teaching some of her exquisite natural dyeing methods.

Laura Walsh, head of Sydney creative workshop space Bobbin & Ink (https://www.instagram.com/bobbinandink/)will be assisting with professional sewing, garment construction, mending and screenprinting skills, tips and techniques!

Valerita Valerosa who runs yoga label YogiTown (https://www.instagram.com/yogitown.guru/) will be instructing participants on fine sewing skills, garment construction and some screen printing!

Come join this power team in learning to revive your wardrobe or vintage purchases!

LOCATION: Building F, Level 1, Room F102 (Textiles Workshop) at UNSW Art & Design, Paddington.

This is a FREE event!

Please bring your own:

*Garments for up-cyling and re-fashioning
*Garments for mending
*Garments for screenprinting or alteration
*Garments or fabrics for natural dyeing (natural white or off white coloured, pre-washed fabrics only)
*Sewing snips
*Fabric scissors
*Fabric pins
*Measuring tape
*Quality threads (colour matching the garments you bring)
*Any buttons or beads / embellishments you want to add to your garments
*Fresh flowers, berries, food scraps or natural matter (fungus etc) you want to contribute to the natural dyes
*Water (re-usable bottle) & snacks
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