Thank you everyone for braving the polar vortex & coming out to HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & SHOP FOR A CAUSE! Our annual end-of-the-year event highlights student work & showcases 2016 fashion design & illustration, progressive sewing projects, student collaboration, DIY techniques & of course our wonderful students & their families!
This year our theme was also about highlighting local compassionate entrepreneurs with eco-minded, socially-conscious products. Our special guests:
ROSIE BRITTON (TRADES OF HOPE - Fair Trade gifts)https://www.mytradesofhope.com/parties/46038
DIANA RIOS (THE 2050 EFFECT - Sustainable fashion design)
CLAUDE PUNTEL-SESSIONS (MWANAMKE PROJECT, WICHITA REFUGEES CONNECT) - Handmade pagnes from local refugee woman
CATHERINE JOHNSON (EcoFest @theBartlettArboretum, SOCE LIFE) - Recycled market bags
NINA WINTER (HAIKU - Sustainable fashion design) - Ecofashion for mindful living
ALTERNATIVE GIFTS INTERNATIONAL - Shop their catalog for gifts/causes given in honor of your name. Did you know they're local?!
We snapped a few photos before the event enjoy! HAPPY HANDMADE HOLIDAYS!!!