Express yourself by customizing your clothes. Each session of this 5-day workshop you will play with new ways to make your mark on your wardrobe. Using dye, embroidery, applique, and a variety of printmaking techniques you will add your distinct style to clothes you own. Pack a sack lunch and be ready to get messy with your creativity!
Requirements: No experience necessary, but students must be able to safely handle scissors and needles. Students will be responsible for providing clothes to customize such as plain t-shirts, sweatshirts, pants or skirts. All other materials provided.
Dates: July 24th-28th
Time: 10am – 2pm daily
Instructor: Libby Chenault. Libby is a local fiber artist, mother and popular workshop teacher around town. This will be her third summer of leading kids camps at Ragfinery. During the week, Libby works with kids of all abilities as a paraeducator at Carl Cozier Elementary School. On Saturdays you may find her at the Bellingham Farmer’s Market with her business Moth and Squirrel selling upcycled hats and stuffed animals. For over a decade she taught gardening and craft classes through the Bellingham Parks and Rec department for folks with disabilities and kids. She specializes in working with recycled materials and adapting projects to students interests and abilities.
Bookings are no longer available for this event.