Recycled fashion revolution – Otago Daily Times
A Dunedin-based sustainable fashion series is set to return next month — but this time it will run twice as long as last year’s event.
Just Atelier’s “Unstitched: Local Fashion Revolution” project — which had its week-long debut under the support of Urban Dream Brokerage last year — will run for a month this April.
It offers workshops on mending and “upcycling” clothing and other items, as well as information and discussion on sustainable and ethical fashion practices, Just Atelier co-founder Fiona Clements says.
Set to begin on April 1, Unstitched will be held at 23 Princes St, which will have a mending space, education areas and a “drop-in” area.
Ms Clements was “really excited” Auckland community sewing enthusiast Sarah Lancaster, of SewLove, would be visiting the project.
Ms Lancaster is touring the South Island in her solar-powered sewing lounge/opshop truck and will be in Dunedin during the first week of April.
Just Atelier is using crowdfunding to cover the remaining project costs of running Unstitched for a month.
For more information or to financially support the project, visit www.boosted.org.nz/projects/unstitched-local-fashion-revolution.