Wax Canvas Tote Bag
Arts & DIY
Materials saved from the landfill:
Skills you’ll learn:
sewing, making fabric water resistant, refine beeswax
Learn how to wax canvas with local beeswax to create water and weather resistant fabrics! Jenny Murphy, Director of Perennial, will show you how to transform beeswax from honeycomb to refined wax and share step-by-step instructions on how to create your own waxed fabric. Participants will use a sewing machine to turn their waxed canvas into a reusable tote bag.
Basic sewing knowledge is recommended.
All materials provided. (fabric, leather belts, thread, sewing machine, beeswax)
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. Open to the public Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11am - 5pm.