May 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am Pacific
What You'll Do:
Fashion Upcycling: Turning Old T-shirts into Fashionable Wearable Accessories and Home Decor
Fashion is the second most pollutant industry, next to oil. On average each American throws 60-70 lbs of clothes into the landfills every year. We must change this because our planet is suffering.
In this workshop you will learn to upcycle your t-shirts instead of throwing them way. We’ll make a re-usable grocery tote, a pair of earrings, and a throw pillow from your old t-shirts.
Skill Level:Hand-sewing would be helpful but not required.
Skills you will learn:Fashion upcycling, fashion design, jewelrymaking, design
What You'll Need:
- Needle and thread
- T-shirts with art/icon on it
- Sharp scissors
- Jump rings, earring hooks, long nose jewelry pliers
- 16" Pillow form
About your Facilitator:
Show and Tell (Presentation or Demonstration)
Terina Nicole is a New Jersey native who creates beautiful, bold statement pieces for art & design lovers. She is the designer and founder of Jypsea Leathergoods, a line of luxe leather home goods, handbags & jewelry made primarily of recycled skins.
She is also the author of
ENVISION: The Young Accessory Designer’s Guide to Collection Development,the founder of the Independent Designer Showcase and co-founder of DIYMakersCon, a conference for creative women makers.
Her most recent and proudest venture is The Fashion Design Center of South Jersey, which she founded to make design education available to Camden residents.
As a Design Instructor, nothing makes her heart leap for joy more than helping others find their own creative voice so that they too can live a life that they’re passionate about.
Terina has earned a degree in Accessory Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and a Masters of Art with a focus on Design & Craft from New Jersey City University.