Workshop: Making Holiday Gifts from Reuse Materials, 12/7/13

20131203crittersEach year around the holidays, we put together workshops and events to help gift-givers source sustainable, local or re-used gifts. Our workshop this Saturday hits the mark to show you how to make affordable, adorable, re-used gifts, and enjoy an afternoon of making. Space is limited, so click here for details and to sign up to hold your spot!
Here’s the complete workshop description: Got stuff? Never throw anything away? Join JB, of DRAGA design, for a fun-filled, easy-going workshop where you can turn your piles of “stuff” into gifts and useful items you can use everyday.

Learn to make:
Dolls and other toys
Greeting cards
Notebooks
Shopping bags
Envelopes
Draft excluders
Beads
Eye pillows

Bring materials you have on hands such as:
old (clean) socks
discarded sweaters
sheets and towels you no longer use
buttons
calendars and magazines, wrapping paper

Things you’ll need to bring:
any of the above
heavy thread, or yarn, sewing needles
strong scissors
beeswax candle or block
glue
stuffing material


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