Sewing: Convertible Backpack
3 Saturdays, May 9, 16 & 23, 2020 : 10am-1pm
Prerequisite: Should have basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine. Come to one of our Open Fiber Studio Mini-classes to learn and practice if necessary!
What we will do
- Create pattern for your convertible backpack to fit your size
- Learn how to make a lined bag, straps and sliding mechanism
- Assemble product and adorn with patches, embroidery and more
- Walk away with a stylish, handmade, one-of-kind and beautiful convertible backpack
Instructor Bio: Adeline Thibeault
Adeline is a graduate of UMass Dartmouth with her BFA in Textile Design and Fiber Arts. While in school, Adeline learned and developed a wide range of techniques from papermaking to digital pattern making. Although her main focus lies within fibers she is also a lover of the fine arts, art history, and science. In her spare time Adeline loves to read, go for walks in nature, and continues to create for herself. She is a big advocate for sustainability in the textile industry and works toward sharing that knowledge to advocate for a cleaner safer world.