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Our Mastercraft series offers a variety of workshops and courses with experts from all disciplines to show you the fundamentals of design.

From jewellery-making, fabric-dying, lingerie-sewing, wood-bending, and circuit-creating, these workshops are for participants of all backgrounds and skill levels looking to get hands-on experience from Toronto's best design do-ers and makers.

For questions, contact our education team:
education [at] dx.org    |    416.216.2111
 

Fall 2017 Mastercraft Workshops

 

THURS 
DEC 7
6:00-9:00PM

Sustainable Design: Make Your Own Shirt
Led By: Peggy Sue of the Peggy Sue Collection

Create and take home a beautiful, quality wardrobe staple made from cotton chambray fabric woven with Colour-grown Organic Cotton Heritage Fiber. This workshop focuses on what the basic foundation pieces of a wardrobe are and how to build a collection of clothing in a sustainable way. Garment care, mending  and “pain points” will be addressed leaving you with not only a new cherished garment (which retails for $195) but a wealth of knowledge regarding garment sustainability.

All materials will be provided. Basic sewing experience required.
 

AT CAPACITY

 

MEET THE DX MASTERCRAFT INSTRUCTORS


PULP: Reclaimed Materials Art & Design is a Toronto not-for-profit corporation. We are devoted to the integration of design, architecture, environmental awareness, and social activity to enhance communities around the city. 

Yonge Street Mission- Evergreen (YSM): From its humble beginnings in 1896, YSM has faithfully served the people of Toronto with compassion and dignity, helping those in need to turn their lives around. We’ve grown with our city, and adapted to its changing needs. 

Sabine Spare is a Toronto-based designer, maker and materials enthusiast. Compelled to push boundaries, Spare's practices of making, exploring, researching, collaborating, and dreaming always circle back to the textile. Above all else she believes in inadvertent sustainability through innovation.                 

Lisa Carrie Goldberg is the founder and Director of Action Potential Lab. She designed the lab as a community space for the merging of material matter found in both science and art, as a way to enhance Toronto’s creative potential.

Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks is the Founder and Creative Director of the Peggy Sue Collection. After graduating from Rhode Island School for Design, Peggy Sue worked in New York City's fashion industry. In 2015 Peggy Sue launched the Peggy Sue Collection, a fashion house dedicated to combining ethics with elegance. Her field-to-fashion looks are classic, luxurious and socially and environmentally sustainable.

JanSport, our generous Mastercraft Series presenting sponsor is the Original Outdoor Gear Brand that embodies a culture of fun and discovery. JanSport equips people globally with quality, enduring and reliable products that enable the freedom to experience life's adventures. 

 

If you have any questions please contact our education team at
education [at] dx.org or 416.216.2111.

HOURS
MON+TUE
Closed
WED-FRI
9AM-5PM
SAT+SUN
12-4:30PM

 

 
QUESTIONS?
Call 416.363.6121
 
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