Fabric Identification + Care

with Perennial

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Whether you are looking to sew a garment from scratch or care for the items you already own, this class is perfect for you! You’ll learn how identify synthetic fabrics (like polyester) and natural fabrics (like wool, cotton and silk) and you’ll discuss the important differences in working with these different materials. Learn about important terminology like knits, woven, and blends and how these relate to sewing from a pattern. Then, the instructor will demonstrate how you should clean, care for, and repair these fabrics / garments to preserve their life. Feel free to bring in a few fabrics or garments that you want to discuss!


Materials Saved from the Landfill:
Fabric, Garments

What to Bring

Student may bring in their own garments or fabrics to discuss.

What You Can Expect
  • Fabric type identification
  • Cleaning + care processes
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Perennial

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Perennial is a community workshop + store that transforms trash into creatively restored objects and teaches the St. Louis community how to do the same.

For more information visit www.perennialstl.org or call 314-832-2288.

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