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Unpicking to Take Action

Our second day of events led by Fashion & Sustainability Pioneer and Activist Kate Fletcher.A practical, hands on day of practice and participatory discussion.Materials supplied by ReMode:

  • old, unwanted denim clothing
  • quick unpicker

These items will be sent out in the post to each participant one week prior to the event.Other materials required:

  • space to work
  • access to a sewing machine would be helpful
  • sewing cotton
  • fabric scissors

The day will be conducted via Zoom, with a mix of presentation and group discussion coupled with independent at-home participatory activities.9am

  • Check in, welcome & introductions
  • Overview of the day from Kate Fletcher, including brief of activities

9.30-11.30am

  • Working to deconstruct an existing garment by unpicking it along original seams using a forensic approach.
  • Mapping this information against patterns of use and the mechanisms and processes of the fashion system.
  • Examining the collection of loose elements and how they might be reinterpreted and exploration in thinking together.

11.30am

  • Check in with Kate

12.30-2.30pm

  • Continuation of unpicking task

2.30pm

  • Final check in and concluding remarks

Find out more: https://remodeyouth.org/tc-events/unpicking-to-take-action/

Event starts
Monday 1 March, 2021
Event ends
Monday 1 March, 2021
Venue
Online
Venue Address
Online
Location

National , Online

Website
ReMode Renfrewshire CIC (opens in new window)
Category
Panels, Lectures & Ideas