Wax Canvas Tote Bag

with Perennial

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Materials saved from the landfill:
fabric


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.

Prerequisites

Basic sewing knowledge is recommended.

What's Provided

All materials provided. (fabric, leather belts, thread, sewing machine, beeswax)

What You Can Expect From This Experience
  • sewing
  • waxing canvas
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MORE ABOUT YOUR HOST

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. Open to the public Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11am - 5pm.

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