Instructor: Caitlin Adair Daglis
Saturday, October 29
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
All levels are welcome. No experience required.
Extend the life of your favorite garment or linen by learning how to repair cloth with beautiful visible mending. Explore making a simple patch, repairing busted seams with colorful thread, and creating a needle-woven or "darned" patch. Bring in your own items for repair, thrift something to experiment on or practice these skills on scrap cloth provided in preparation for your best sweater's next run-in with moths!
*We require all individuals over the age of two to wear appropriate masks in the classroom while participating in a workshop or event.
Students will need to bring:
- an item to mend
- An item to repair
- scrap cloth for patches
About Caitlin Adair Daglis
Caitlin Adair Daglis is a multidisciplinary artist who engages with multiple craft techniques in her practice including embroidery, quilting, papermaking, and printmaking. Caitlin graduated with her MFA in Studio Art in 2021 and her BFA in Printmaking from Georgia Southwestern State University in 2015. Caitlin has shown her work nationally and internationally. She currently serves as the Community Programs Coordinator for Olive’s Porch, the Folk School’s satellite location in downtown Murphy, NC.