Sun, May 22|
Slow Stitch Sunday Social: Make your own vintage inspired iron-on patch from scrap fabrics
With just a few simple stitches and reclaimed fabrics you can transform the clothes you rarely wear into your go-to garments of choice. In this slow stitch workshop we’ll express ourselves in color, texture and stitch by making perfectly imperfect, small scale fabric collages. All sewing levels!
Time & Location
May 22, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Summit Selvage, 1432 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
About the Event
With just a few simple stitches and reclaimed fabrics you can transform the clothes you rarely wear into
your go-to garments of choice. In this slow stitch workshop we’ll express ourselves in color, texture and
stitch by making perfectly imperfect, small scale fabric collages. All levels of experience are welcome.
What will I learn?
Stitching basics, tools, and techniques will be presented in a relaxed atmosphere as well as a few fabric
collage examples to help familiarize you with this type of handwork.
What will be provided?
Botanically hand dyed, vintage and reclaimed fabrics, needles, threads, scissors and iron-on material will
all be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring in a garment they’d like to transform as color
inspiration for their fabric collage.
What’s the cost?
Workshop fee is $30.
Includes group and individual instruction time, take home resource pamphlet, all materials and tools
you’ll need to make your iron-on patch.
Who is the instructor?
Paige St-Pierre is a Seattle based textile artist, zero waste advocate and sustainable clothing specialist on
a mission to normalize textile repair and reuse. She devotes her time to various textile arts; primarily
sewing, slow stitching, natural dyeing with plants and flowers and ink making. When not making
wearable art for her upcycle business, she teaches mending, slow stitching and upcycling workshops in
the greater Seattle area. She is a certified Zero Waste Associate with Zero Waste USA. She has a degree
in Apparel Design from Seattle Central College, a Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature,
and a Master’s in Teaching both from the University of Washington. Keep up with her latest endeavors
by visiting her website paigest-pierre.com and Instagram @paigestpierreapparel.
Summit Selvage is located on the corner of 12th Ave and Pike St in Capitol Hill, Seattle. The entrance door will be propped open on the 12th Ave side. The space is down the stairs and the last door on your left. The basement is shared with dance studios, and has unisex bathrooms on the third floor. Parking is a big challenge, but luckily we're 1 block from the 2, 12, and 11 bus stops, as well as .5 miles from the lightrail station.
Covid: Masks and vax are currently recommended. Subject to change before class.
Slow Stitch Sunday Social
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