Introductory to Sustainable Patchworking – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design

Introductory to Sustainable Patchworking

Introductory to Sustainable Patchworking
Date: November 18 (Thursday) & November 20 (Saturday), 2021
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm (Thursday) & 11:30 to 3:30 pm (Saturday)
Instructor: Marite Kuus
Fee: $45 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $51.75 plus HST (Non-Members)

This two-part workshop will introduce students to patchwork, appliqué and quilt techniques that can be used for repurposing domestic fabrics into fun and handy everyday objects. Students are encouraged to bring clothing and home textiles to be used as material and discover the endless possibilities of circular design.

Class 1: learning construction techniques, preparing materials, beginning sewing.

Class 2: continuing sewing, finalising design, finishing product.

Marite Kuus is a textile artist, craftsperson and writer, focusing on the sustainability of traditional crafts and how we can implement them in the modern day. Originally from Estonia, since graduating from the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, she has found her way to Cape Breton, with the ambition of developing zero-waste design practices through ancient crafts.

Proof of vaccination is required to attend.

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