Thursday, June 2, 2011

Free Recycled Fabric Flower Workshop – Registration Open!


I will be holding a BEST-led workshop on Tuesday, June 7th!

In this workshop, I will be demonstrating how to repurpose old bridesmaid and prom dresses into fabulous flower brooches and headbands. She'll be showing 2-3 different style techniques in the demo.

Most woman fulfill the duty of bridesmaids approximately three times in her lifetime, two thirds have been in three to five. According to statistics, over 80% of bridesmaid dresses are worn only once. So what do you do with these hidden poofy organza, satin, chiffon monsters in your closet? Turn them into stylish accessories of course!


Attendees should bring:

• Fabric Scissors

• Millinery Sewing Needles

• Glue Gun and glue sticks

• 1-Plain Headband (can be fabric, plastic or metal)

• Straight Pins

• OPTIONAL: Old bridesmaid, prom or formal dress made from a combination of satin, organza or chiffon

Recycled dresses, as well as other materials will be provided by the instructor. Each participant will leave with two finished projects, a headband and a brooch.

The workshop will be held at the MICA Fox Building, room 218. There are only 20 spaces available, so reserve your spot now!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Tuesday Farmer's Market in Lauraville


Tuesday Market in Lauraville starts June 7th! After shopping for fresh local produce, maple syrup, chocolates, handmade crafts and much more, you can enjoy a wonderful dinner from a variety of vendors while listening to live music.

The Tuesday Market features over 30 vendors. It takes place every Tuesday evening from 4-8pm. For more information and to view a vendor list visit LauravilleFarmersMarket.blogspot.com.