FORMAL INSTRUCTION begins on Sunday from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm and continues Monday and Tuesday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with open studio time Monday and Tuesday, 7:30 am until 1:00 a.m. for student use. Class and cleanup should be completed by 3:00pm on Wednesday.

Oct. 4

Group introduction: each participant is asked email instructor with 3 images of their work to share.

Introduce course – show past projects / ox bow sewn strategies

Industrial textile production a brief historical narrative

Collaboration – Liz Collis / Queer Kudzu / Cat Mazza

T-shirt Rope Production



Oct. 5 – Methods for instigating Textile and Apparel Hacks

Field trip into town for fabric / thrift store

Assembly Line: Lecture – The Rational Dress, Walking the Warp, Zoe’s knock offs

East German Shopping Bag Production –


The hand vs. the machine. Video Clip

Penny Pinching coin purse hand production vs. machine production


Hacking Couture – up cycling, recycling franklin fashioning of existing garments.

How to document


Oct. 6

Open Space

Develop Collective conceive / produce a statement piece for the workshop

Students have all day to develop and prepare for this project


Oct. 7 –

Hacking project – 9 am to 12 pm

1-3 pm, recap and clean up.