In the meantime here's a visual taster of what I'll be teaching. The class outline is provided below all the pretpictures. I'd love any suggestions or ideas to further explore each of the daily themes.
Project UPcycle - class outlineEach day we will focus on a different source material or theme. A menu of project choices will be provided with students able to choose whichever they find most appealing.
Wed 9 Jan: hello and what do I do - show and tell and Easy UPcycling ideas with t-shirts
SAMPLE MENU: cap sleeves on a tank, cut away doilie t-shirt, collars, cowl necks, scrappy scarves, necklace
Thur 10 Jan and Fri 11 Jan: raid the linen cupboard -UPcycling tablecloths, tea towels, sheets, curtains, doona covers, woolen blankets and more.
SAMPLE MENU: easy wrap skirt, tie waist triangle skirt, patch worked doilie embellished cushion cover, tea towel cushion, bunting, clothes for little people, tea towel bag, make a dress from a bed sheet, zippered skirt, blanket tunic top
Sat 12 Jan: day of denim - transform those old jeans into new wearables and accessories.
SAMPLE MENU: shoulder bag, jeans- long skirt, cow girl skirt, lacey shorts
Mon 14 Jan: mens shirt refashion - rethink the humble workshirt.
SAMPLE MENU: shirt cushion cover, tulip skirt, ruffled skirt, cowl neck shirt with necktie obi belt
Tue 15 Jan: day of printing - add the finishing touch to your completed projects or print plain fabric to use later in the week.
SAMPLE MENU: screen printing, Lino printing, relief printing with found objects
Wed 16 Jan: cardi & jumper mash up - cut up and restyle your old winter gear.
SAMPLE MENU: cardi party dress, jumper dress/tunic top, sweater boots
Thur 17 Jan: trouser redesign
SAMPLE MENU: bolero jacket, combo long skirt
Fri 18 Jan and Sat 19 Jan: BYO
SAMPLE MENU: bring along your own ideas and we'll brainstorm and problem solve together, add the finishing touches to your pieces, revisit previous projects