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5th April
to 25th May
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Making sustainable flower fashion – Tuesday Sessions

Come to join us making sustainable flowers from fashion waste in April and May. Repurposing those clothes people throw away to create flowers which will be used in an exhibit at the Manchester Flower Show in June 2022 to promote the coming 2024 Manchester International Fashion Festival.
We are going to have four enjoyable evening together making sustainable fabric flowers with waste fabrics in these workshops. Some of the waste fabrics will be provided and you are welcome to bring and use your collected waste fabrics. Please bring along your pair of scissors and needles if you have. Don't worry if you haven't , we have some pairs of scissors for you to use during the workshop. We plan to have different sizes of these fabric flowers and all these made fabric flowers will be collected together and assembled together to create an exhibit at the Manchester Flower Show in June 2022 to promote the coming 2024 Manchester International Fashion Festival. Please note that this activity is running on Tuesday and Thursdays, but you only need to attend one of these days. If you would prefer to attend on Thursdays the listing is here.

In A Nutshell...

  • Collaborate... with students across the university
  • Contribute... to the sustainability by repurposing fabric waste into useful creative flowers
  • Enjoy... relaxing evenings workshops of creating making sustainable flowers with fabric waste
  • Learn & share... learning skills to create fabric flowers or you share your way of making fabric flowers
  • Earn up to 90 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.

Schedule

  • close 17:00 to 19:00 on 05/04/22 - C2.03 Cavendish North
    workshop one
    In this first evening workshop, we will be talking about the project & sharing how to create sustainable fabric flowers before you continue making them at home in your spare time. Please bring your pair of scissors if you have
  • call_split 06/04/22 to 25/04/22
    Making sustainable flowers
    Applied what you have learnt and make more sustainable fabric flowers during a time that suit you.
  • close 17:00 to 19:00 on 26/04/22 - C2.03 Cavendish North
    Workshop Two
    In this workshop, you will be learning skills to make sustainable fabric flowers. Please bring the flowers you made and a pair of scissors with you
  • close 17:00 to 19:00 on 03/05/22 - C2.03 Cavendish North
    Workshop Three
    You are learning skills to make sustainable fabric flowers in this workshop. Please bring the fabric flowers you made and a pair of scissors with you.
  • call_split 04/05/22 to 09/05/22
    Making sustainable fabric flowers
    Applied the skills and techniques you learnt and make more sustainable fabric flowers.
  • close 17:00 to 19:00 on 10/05/22 - C2.03 Cavendish North
    Workshop Four
    In this workshop, you are learning the skills to assemble the made fabric flowers into an exhibit of sustainable flower fashion for MFF. Please remember to bring the made flowers and a pair of scissors with you.