Refashioning clothing for a better future - Week 1

This initiative is part of the City of Canning’s Sustainability Community Learning Program 2020 and the workshops are lead by the local fashion upcycler Mariana Kirova, creative designer of Eco Fashion Sewing.

First of its kind, the series is exciting opportunity for creative sewists in Perth WA to learn how to alter at a pro level and keep clothes in circulation (Week 1), but mostly to enrich their skills with creative upcycling techniques on various easy-to-find clothing (Weeks 2-4).

22nd OCTOBER, Week 1: Fix & Alter To Enjoy Wearing

In the fast fashion era, there’s no better investment than learning essential alterations at a pro level. A skill that saves loads of money, starting from kid’s school uniform over hubby’s workwear to making your wardrobe work for you.

Learn the how-tos in class and practice the techniques, then apply in future as many times as there's need or want.

This workshop will require to bring clothing items you have (or op-shopped to practice on) like skirts, dresses, trousers or jeans to hem, or clothes you want to take in and fit. Finish some in class while learning pro ways for hemming different items like jeans, pants, skirts, dresses and tops; as well as how to take in tops, dresses and pants.

Booking options: you can secure a place for all workshops at a discounted price OR book workshop/s of your choice separately.

Capacity: Maximum 12 participants per workshop, so be quick at this unique creative opportunity and secure your place TODAY

Event Details

Event Date:
Thursday 22nd October, 2020

4:00pm - 6:30pm

Cannington Library at Cannington Leisureplex


Registration information:

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