Recycle, Reinvent, Redesign
Students create a new garment from old clothes. Each student brings in a vintage garment and selects a partner to model. The student designer sketches, cuts, and sews a new garment by cutting apart the old one and adding trims. Warm-up and follow-up activities are included.
Suggested Classes: Clothing, Fashion Design
State and National Standards: Arizona, California, Washington, National
- Vintage clothing
- Sewing machine
- Fabric paints
- Trims such as buttons, laces, buckles, zippers, seam tapes, old jewelry, etc.