Common Threads – Woven through Community
HANDS ON WORKSHOP
Join Jane Milburn for this once in a lifetime opportunity to workshop the topic of Clothing Revival. Jane is travelling directly from over East to us at The Sound Temple to bring her wealth of expertise on this topic to the heart of the Perth Hills Community.
Jane says “Clothing is as essential as food for our health and wellbeing because clothes do for us on the outside what food does inside – they nourish, warm, and engage body and soul. What we choose to wear impacts how we feel and how we present to the world.”
This is a fun and uplifting experiential workshop where we use scissors, knotting and stitching to reconfigure your unloved t-shirts into a range of eco-products of our own making to suit our own style. Rework your old Teez into Catwalk Quality accessories that you will fall in love with again, the perfect up-cycle opportunity.
Remodel your t-shirts into endless opportunities including a beautiful neckpiece, bracelet, brooch, ring, phone pouch, shopping bag, caplet, beanie, ribbon/ties.
Please pull out a few unloved t-shirts from the bottom of your wardrobe and a good pair of scissors (if you have them) and with some magic shared by Jane, you’ll fall in love with them again.
Jane Milburn is an accomplished media advisor and communicator with a proven record of effective advocacy for rural, health and professional groups. Jane’s extensive business, media and creative networks provide excellent linkages and outcomes for clients and contacts. Jane is an agricultural scientist, a fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation, and recently completed postgraduate leadership study at James Cook University.
In 1999, Jane helped reactivate the Rural Press Club of Queensland as a leading agribusiness network and was awarded life membership in 2009. Jane is the founder of Textile Beat, an innovative enterprise that taps into growing interest in ethical and sustainable ways to reduce our clothing footprint. As with the rising interest in home cooking and food growing for health and wellbeing, Jane believes there is a pressing need to rethink our approach to textiles and fashion.
Jane is hosting two evening talks and three daytime workshops during her Perth tour, events not to be missed if slow clothing is close to your heart.
This workshop is the final of five events that Jane has so proudly hosted at The Sound Temple, don’t miss this opportunity, places limited to 15 participants.
Common Threads – Woven through Community is a month long community engagement project proudly brought to the Perth Hills following on from the world Fashion Revolution week in late April.
This exhibition includes topics of integrating sustainability, creativity, and traditional hand-crafted wisdom of the ages. These events are designed for you to leave feeling deeply inspired to become part of a brand new impulse of considerable change.
Start: 2:00pm Thursday 31st May 2018 (arrive from 1:30pm)
Includes: Warming cups of organic tea and nourishing soup
What to Bring: Please BYO a few unloved t-shirts and a good pair of scissors (if you have them).
Location: 30kms east of Perth CBD in the Hills WA (details on booking)
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