Undergraduate instructed workshop, This sewing machine workshop is going to be TOTE-ally awesome!

tote bag with embroidery

| 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Make a canvas tote bag and learn about other makerspace embroidery tools and supplies available to personalize it. Undergraduates, Caroline Solomon and Casey Serrano, will teach this workshop. Come learn from your peers at the McBay Science Library Makerspace!

Caroline is a fourth year studying Environmental Economics & Management and Russian. She is president of UGA’s Fashion Design Student Association and was project lead for the Close the Loop Sustainability Grant project. Close the Loop worked to combat fast fashion and reduce clothing waste through sewing repair workshops. Project partners included the Swap Shop, Fair Fashion UGA, and other student organizations. She has several years of experience in machine and hand-sewing, clothing construction, and mending. 

Casey is a Makerspace student assistant and fourth year Geography student. Casey wants all students to feel confident using makerspace equipment. Casey received UGA Career Center’s, Student Employee of the Year Award in 2022 in part for their work creating project-based tutorials and learning aids for the makerspace’s laser cutter and hand embroidery kits. In addition to experience designing and fabricating with 3D printers, a vinyl cutter, and laser cutter, Casey has many years of hand and machine sewing experience.

This workshop is free and open to all UGA undergraduates. Limited to 10 participants. Supplies provided. Please RSVP on the McBay Science Library Makerspace calendar.   

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