Visible Mending Workshop
Join Kate Sekules, mending historian, author, and creator of Visible Mending and Refashioner for lively conversation and inspiring techniques for clothes interventions. This hands-on, drop-in workshop explores visual opportunities and radical actions for renovating our wardrobes.
Bring a clean garment or textile in need of patching. Additional supplies provided.
Session I, 1-4:30 pm, Repair and Design Futures, 6th fl - Free with admission
Session II, 5:30-8:30 pm, Fain Gallery, 3rd fl - Free
A longtime advocate of radical wardrobe strategies, Kate Sekules started writing about “dressing green” in 1992, founded the first ever closet sharing site, Refashioner, and sits on the advisory board of the Ethical Fashion Forum and Common Objective, UK, and the New Standard Institute, New York. She writes and lectures on mending for both academic and general audiences, and her book, Mend! The Clothes Revolution Stitch by Stitch will be published by Penguin in 2020.