Kelly Jonick will present a short talk about how to make your own true-to-your-size dress form out of Duct tape. See the finished duct tape dress form--on a useable fashion stand-- made from things from around the house!
Coming Home Goods is a social enterprise that upcycles textile waste into beautiful home furnishings and employs the formerly incarcerated. Its founder, Paula Luu will discuss how the maker movement can make a positive impact in the community by diverting waste from our landfills and creating jobs for those who need it most.
In 2012 Sonya Philip made one hundred dresses and she has sewn clothes ever since. Her project, 100 Acts of Sewing, started as a personal challenge and has grown to become a platform for encouraging people to think about how their clothes are made. Sonya teaches classes and workshops throughout the country, showing people that making your own clothes doesn't have to be mysterious or daunting.
The Sunol Glen School Trashion Collective, is an annual group of K-8th grade designers and art mentors who collect, create and model fashions designed from trash or re-purposed fabrics. We find fun in the trash!
Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a giant clothing swap with DIY workshops where attendees learn to modify and upcycle their finds. Show off what you will make at Swap-O-Rama-Rama! Saturday, May 17 at 4pm, and Sunday, May 18 at 3pm at Swap-O-Rama-Rama
Young women frequently avoid electronics and programming because of its cultural stigmas and apparent lack of creativity. How do we expand computer science culture to be more inclusive to women? Here, we introduce Sew Electric -- a book that engages young people (and adults!) who don't consider themselves techies in creating technology -- by teaching electronics and programming through a series of sewable electronics projects, from building a singing plush monster to crafting a touch-sensitive fabric piano.
Learn how use a sewing machine and or serger and make a cool project in 5 minutes. All ages welcome 5years and up will make a project. Project Runway Season 12 1st Runner Up - Alexandria von Bromssen offering workshops.rn
The 44 Daughters (and Sons) suggest what is is like to be a family of girls (and boys) who are all different. They show the world that we are all the same, but also our own selves, and we should be accepted for who we are. This year, you can Make-Your-Own-Dolls. Come by my exhibit to learn how!