Note: This workshop takes place on two consecutive Saturdays, 10/13 & 10/20.

Those who have a bit of sewing experience already, or who have taken our Sewing Bootcamp Level 1, this is the class for you. Bring your upcycling game to the next level, learning to take accurate body measurements, working with a variety of fabrics, practicing new techniques, and gathering ideas and inspiration for reinventing garments. Take home a short guide to assist in applying your new skills. We will be working on the Ragfinery Baby Loc sewing machines and focus more on deconstruction and reconstruction rather than use of patterns. Still craving more? Sign up for a one-on-one consultation with Brigitte to get her undivided attention and guidance.

Impact: Used clothing is reinvented as new-to-you, decreasing demand for newly manufactured items.

Participant and Materials Requirements: Brigitte will email you before the first class to obtain information about your sewing background. Please plan to bring your project of choice to the first class.


Instructor Brigitte Parra

Instructor Brigitte Parra

About the Instructor: Brigitte’s love for reimagining existing garments comes from many years of costuming for school and community theatre productions. Working with small budgets led her to finding surprising uses for whatever was available.  She has learned much from the many Ragfinery Bootcamp participants and always looks forward to meeting new upcyclers.


Bookings are no longer available for this event.