Found: the Cure for Fabric-itis!

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Linda Lundström is a Canadian fashion icon and award-winning entrepreneur. Who would have guessed that Canadian fashion designer, Linda Lundström would become a leader in the resurgence of do-it-yourself sewing for all ages. With over three decades of designing and manufacturing fashions sold by hundreds of better boutiques in North America, Linda embraces this chance to return to where it all began.

 Creating Designer Fabrics – All Levels

Discover inspiring techniques to create your own fabric statements. Linda has the cure for ‘fabric-itis’, that uncontrollable urge to collect more fabric, combined with the fear to cut into it. Just bring a combination of fabrics, sentimental garments, scarves, ribbons, yarn and other odds and ends which can be ‘repurposed’ to make a new creation. Together with materials provided, explore various painting, drawing and dyeing techniques; be introduced to fabric collage; and learn tricks to manipulate fabric. Fabulous ways to add designer accents to your garments! Supply List & Kit $15
6 Hour Workshop

Fabric: Waste Not Want Not – All Levels

Lundstrom, Linda - Fabric Waste Not_700x467Good quality fabric is an investment and like any investment, not to be wasted. Designers use 75% of the fabric, the rest is excess… see how to use up 100%! Join Linda for a session loaded with creative ideas that bring your fabric leftovers back into the garment. You’ll start with a simple ‘LL’ tank top pattern and learn techniques to add depth and detail to create interest and appealing silhouettes in this draping and design workshop. Plus, tips for matching accessories. Bring: 2 metres of a jersey/knit you’re willing to sacrifice & let us know your bust and hip size.
3 Hour Workshop

Sewing with Japanese Paper – All Levels

Lundstrom, Linda - Sewing with Japanese Paper_700x465In 2011, Linda created ‘Washi off the Wall’, an exquisite collection of floating walls and interior accessories, for The Japanese Paper Place and gained an appreciation for traditional Japanese papers, their versatility and endless creative applications. Dreamy, light and durable, these papers allow light to filter through. Join Linda as she guides you on this special machine sewing journey with inspirational techniques to make unique window dressings, floral bouquets and paper sculpture. Kit $15
3 Hour Workshop

Enjoy this Conference Class sneak peek!

Registration begins at the end of July when our updated website is released with the class days & times. Class fees are $20 per hour (advance purchase) with kit fees extra.

Creativ Festival is returning to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre but MOVING to the NORTH BUILDING (255 Front St. W.) on new days & times! Thursday, Friday & Saturday, October 15, 16 & 17, 2015 with 5 days of Conference Classes starting Tuesday, October 13th

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