May
24
5:00 PM17:00

SUMMER KICKOFF: POP UP SHOP & FASHION SELFIE BOOTH

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Join us this Friday night to kick off the summer with a pop up event and a selfie photobooth! Our local sellers will be selling vintage clothes and handmade embroidered goods for both men and women. Show off hour stuff with our free selfie photo booths, taken by local professional photographer, Kenzie Alizabeth. We’ll have some other goodies along the way! We can’t wait to see you! :-)

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Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

VIBRATION Community Fashion Show

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VIBRATION Community Fashion Show

*CALL FOR MODELS!

*CALL FOR LOCAL FASHION DESIGNERS!

It's our 5 year Anniversary! Let's celebrate & FUNdraise for a very special cause.

"A celebration of diversity, creativity & beauty in all shapes, colors & sizes. Featuring sewn/handcrafted fashion by YOU."

Sat. 6/8/19 1pm-3pm
Tickets: $10
100% of proceeds go to CAMP DESTINATION INNOVATION
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By raising your VIBRATION, you raise the collective energy of your community.💛

What do you get at the intersection of ENTREPRENEURSHIP, EDUCATION & self-EMPOWERMENT? A fashion show!

Brought to you by TISSU Sewing Studio & FINISHING SCHOOL FOR MODERN WOMEN, with 100% of proceeds to CAMP DESTINATION INNOVATION.

Featuring one-of-kind fashion design (sewn by students/locals/all ages) & an all-inclusive, diversity-aimed community of models...what makes you different & unique makes you BEAUTIFUL.

*CALL FOR MODELS
*FASHION DESIGN
Want to show off an original design sewn by you? Model it yourself (yes please!) or we'll provide a model(s). Submission: $20 per outfit/model (includes advertising/social media profiles plus a free ticket for you & your model) or $10 per outfit if you’re submitting 2 or more designs. ALL AGES.

Please email: TissuSewingStudio@gmail.com for more details.

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Apr
27
12:00 PM12:00

Annual EARTH DAY & SLOW FASHION Extravaganza

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FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2182753925136591/

Fashion Revolution Week:
SLOW FASHION Extravaganza

When: Sat. 4/27/19 12pm-4pm
Where: TISSU Sewing Studio
Cost: Free to Attend, $ for workshops

Annual Earth Day & Slow Fashion celebration in conjunction w/Fashion Revolution Week! Eco-shopping, free clothing swap, demos & mini-workshops:

*DENIM EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP (12pm-1:30pm, $25)
Bring in an "old" pair of denim jeans, a jean jacket, ANYTHING denim & learn basic embroidery stitches to relove/recycle it w/vintage or bohochic flowers. Embroidery Kit included. Ages 16+ (NOTE: Youth enrollments are welcome; must be able to hand sew & be accompanied by another adult/registrant). Drop-ins welcome!
REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.tissusewingstudio.com/adults

*FASHION RESTYLING WORKSHOP (2p-3p, $10)
Learn how to shred your jeans, slash your tees & other edgy techniques to restyle your wardrobe! Bring in a few fave garments or practice on ours. Ages 16+. Drop-ins welcome!
REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.tissusewingstudio.com/adults

*FASHION SWAP (12pm-4pm FREE)
Share/donate a handful of your gently-used garments & swap w/your eco-minded community (men's, women's children's clothing & accessories).

Featuring:
MOTH & RUST DESIGNS (1pm-4pm)
Welcome back Moth and Rust textiles & clothing! Leanne will demo the "life cycle" of a garment - from spinning a loom, to knitting, textile design, then sewing & finishing. More surprises tba.

MLW / MALISSA LONG
Malissa's textile designs & apparel will be on display to inspire your next project. MLW/Malissa Long Wilson

HAIKU "Eco-Fashion for Mindful Living"
Design-your-own (DYO) textile "scraps" & Nina will customize/sew it into a cool top just for you (pick up within 7 days). HAIKU

VEGAN / VEGETARIAN
Yummy plant-based treats to fuel your Sat. Discuss the correlation between the environment, our global community, foods we consume, the clothes we wear & more.

**Are you passionate about SLOW FASHION? Want to display/share a fashion demo? Contact us!**

#EarthDayIsEveryDay
#FashionRevolutionWeek
#WhoMadeMyClothes

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Apr
21
to Apr 27

FASHION REVOLUTION WEEK // APRIL 21 - 27

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FASHION REVOLUTION WEEK // April 21 - 27
"Ethics + Aesthetics = Sustainable Fashion"

HERE’S A SUMMARY OF WEEKLONG EVENTS AT 2 LOCATIONS!
TISSU Sewing Studio & MakeICT

*SUN. 4/21/19 - Mending Stations (MakeICT)
*TUE. 4/23/19- Boomerang Bag Build (MakeICT)
*THURS. 4/25/19 - "Fashion Victims" Movie Night 7-9pm (MakeICT)
*SAT. 4/27/19 - Annual Earth Day & Slow Fashion Extravaganza 12p-4p (TISSU). Denim Embroidery Workshop, Fashion Styling Workshop, Free Fashion Swap & more.
*SAT. 4/27/19 - Boomerang Bags (MakeICT @ MakersFaire )

Slow Fashion Guests:
MOTH & RUST DESIGNS
MLW / MALISSA LONG
HAIKU Eco-Fashion for Mindful Living

*Are you passionate about SLOW FASHION? Want to display/share a fashion demo? Contact us!

#EarthDayIsEveryDay
#ZeroWasteFashion
#WhoMadeMyClothes
#FashionRevolutionWeek

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Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

CRAFT NIGHT: Easy Watercolor by RESISTER ICT

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They’re at it again! Join the ladies of Resister and TISSU this April for an easy watercolor craft! Don't worry, there are no brushes involved! We'll provide all the supplies you will need as well as instruction and examples of the craft.

Cost: $10/person. Send via the PayPal link to cover the costs of supplies.
Bring a snack to share!
Ages 16+

Hosted by RESISTER ICT

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Mar
30
11:00 AM11:00

WICHITA ART MUSEUM // Opening Day Extravanganza GEORGIA O'KEEFFE

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SEW EXCITED! THANK YOU TO THE WICHITA ART MUSEUM for inviting us to sew a GEORGIA O’KEEFFE-inspired garment. We’ll be in the Darla Great Hall (free admission) from 11am-2pm. Stop by & say hello!

Celebrate the exhibition opening with a Saturday of activities & events. WAM members receive exclusive morning access with a private viewing from 9-10am. wichitaartmuseum.org/okeeffe

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Mar
29
6:00 PM18:00

DYNAMICALLY CONNECTED: the art of healing

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FINAL FRIDAY 3/29/19 6pm-9pm

Dynamically Connected: the art of healing
by NICOLE STRAIN

"Dynamically Connected: the art of healing" is an exhibit illustrating the power of art within the healing process. It is a display of mixed media, with acrylic paint, alcohol ink, and fiber.

Artist Nicole Strain is a multi-talented mix media artist known for her ability to create with magic & connect without boundaries. Her work includes fortuitous fibers/macrame, soul-searching abstract art & darling downtown murals such as "Kindness Is Magic" & "Keep Breathing."

FREE, all ages.

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Mar
16
2:00 PM14:00

FIBER FOLK Meetup

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FIBER FOLK Meetup

Hosted by Fiber Artist Kristin Pryner

Unwind with your favorite fibers & textiles - knitting, crochet, hand sewing, embroidery, weaving, macrame, art journaling & so much more! Bring a small project to create w/your craft community & relax after a busy Saturday. Come & go. Ages 16+, free.

Feel free to grab drinks/snacks from REVERIE a few doors down!

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Feb
24
2:00 PM14:00

PUNCH NEEDLE EMBROIDERY at Waterman Place

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PUNCH NEEDLE EMBROIDERY **ENROLLMENT CLOSED**

Learn how to use a traditional "punch needle" to create fabulous texture, loops & dimension on your next hand sewing & embroidery project!

Nina from TISSU Sewing Studio will guide you in "punching" your way through to create a fun fashion artwork - a chunky sweater & 3D hair! Have some fun choosing your very own sweater & hair colors for this workshop & customize it to fit your personality.

Punch Needle Kit included.

Price: $40

*ABOUT WATERMAN PLACE. Waterman Place strives to connect local makers & crafters/artists with the community & hosts a variety of how-to workshops the last Sunday of each month. Hosted by Nicole Strain at her charming vintage home, Waterman Place is a special & innovative way to learn in a comfortable & relaxed environment. Look for “Waterman Place” on FB & Instagram!



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Feb
9
1:00 PM13:00

"LUCY'S LOVELIES" POP UP SHOP

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LUCY'S LOVELIES Pop Up Shop

Join Lucy & Elly Sat. 2/9/19 1pm-3pm for their first pop up shop ever!

These creative sisters & students have been sewing & making handcrafted gifts just for you.❤

We'll have mannequin draping stations set up for the entire family to explore the world of fashion (boys included). Or watch these stylin' sisters magically drape designs in minutes!

Free event, shopping encouraged.😊

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Dec
15
12:00 PM12:00

BELLA BONITA POP UP

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Once again local FASHION DESIGNER STELLA HANKINS is back to showcase her amaaazing work! She will be displaying her current collection of hand sewn silk scarves as well as some new illustrations/paintings. Looking for the perfect holiday gifts found nowhere else in the world (it’s true! each piece is custom, one-of-a-kind & made in small batches never to be reproduced again). Cards/Cash will be accepted. Come check us out Saturday Dec. 15 12pm-3pm and take a break from holiday hell.

Food, Drinks, Music, and SILK.

www.BellaBonitaDesigns.com

FB EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/204934517062156/

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Dec
11
9:30 AM09:30

FAMILY FASHION CAMP *Holiday Edition*

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*ENROLLMENT CLOSED*

FAMILY FASHION CAMP *Holiday Edition*

WHAT: Family Fashion Camp
WHEN: Sat. 12/22/18 10am-12pm
WHO: Adult + Child (ages 5-12)
COST: $55 (includes 2 participants)

PROJECT: Sewing/Art/Supply Fabric Organizer w/custom pockets

HAPPY HANDMADE HOLIDAYS!

Learn how to SEW this holiday season w/that special child in your life (ages 5-12). Since 2014, our FASHION CAMPS have been extremely popular & a favorite seasonal class at TISSU. Now you too can create these beautiful memories (and learn something new!) with a loved one!

All supplies included & no experience necessary. SPACE IS LIMITED! Register online today!

Details emailed after registration.


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Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

DEPOP Pop Up @TISSU

Calling all eco-friendly fashionistas! Set up a DEPOP shop & join our SUSTAINABLE FASHION COMMUNITY!

Calling all eco-friendly fashionistas! Set up a DEPOP shop & join our SUSTAINABLE FASHION COMMUNITY!

Depop Pop Up @TISSU

WHEN: Sat. 11/24/18 10am-2pm
WHERE: TISSU Sewing Studio
WHY:

"The future of fashion never looked so green & unique."

Are you a local Depop seller or interested in reselling fab pieces in your wardrobe? Are you passionate about SLOW FASHION (ethical, thrifted, upcycled, vintage, handmade, gently-used, etc. clothing)? Welcome to our sustainable fashion community!

Set up shop Sat. 11/24 & be a part of the global "Zero Waste Fashion" movement.
Email: Tissusewingstudio@gmail.com to sign up/learn more.

ABOUT:
Based in London, DEPOP is a fashion-forward online marketplace for the real-deal fashionistas/fashionistos & one-of-a-kind, urban street fashion. The Depop community is all about stylin' & freedom of expression over $$.

"Life is about creating. That’s why Depop is home to 10 million+ stylists, designers, artists, collectors, vintage sellers, sneakerheads and more. From the most inspiring creatives to up-and-coming influencers across fashion, design, art and music. Come and join our growing community."

FB EVENT LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/296122990991213/

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Oct
26
6:00 PM18:00

SECRETS OF THE PRAIRIE SPINSER SOCIETY by LEANNE DOUGHERTY // OCTOBER FINAL FRIDAY

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"SECRETS OF THE PRAIRIE SPINSTER SOCIETY" by Leanne Dougherty
An (entirely FABRICated) history of life on the Kansas plains.

A mix of art, fashion & storytelling — "Secrets of the Prairie Spinster Society" displays the latest works of Leanne Dougherty .

Inspired by Kansas, fashion & fairytales, this whimsical exhibit features:
*Textile Designs
*Original Garments
*Mixed Media Art & much more!

You & your companions are kindly invited to take part in this art experience during October’s Final Friday ICT.

BIO:
A Kansas native, Leanne Dougherty is a Pattern Designer, Seamstress, Fiber Enthusiast, sometimes-painter & always- ridiculous person. You can view her blog at:
www.MothandRustDesigns.com

FB EVENT LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/503038353497817/

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Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

TISSU by Nina Winter // FINAL FRIDAY 9/28/18

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PHOTO: AARON ROGERS  MODEL: AUTUMN

PHOTO: AARON ROGERS

MODEL: AUTUMN

"In 1900, at the stylistic height of the Art Noveau period, a group of Parisian street children emerged from the underground. These innocent, ethereal spirits - and forward-thinking fashionistas - roamed the earth searching for beauty & a sense of belonging in the darkest streets & alleys. Feared & misunderstood they hid in the shadows, until now. We spotted them on Douglas Ave." To be continued. {Short stories by TISSU}

A fashion staple of Art Noveau {natural forms, roots in the Arts & Crafts movement} the iconic BLOUSE was worn by poets, peasants, artists & rebels. TISSU founder/designer Nina Winter will showcase a 12-piece handmade fashion collection/art show inspired by one of her favorite art/design periods in history.

WELCOME WICHITA SKETCH CLUB! FASHION ARTWORKS by local artists Don Praseuth, Sharon Diehl, Elizabeth Corbett & Jim Reece also on display. Bring a journal & sketch a live model! Free, family-friendly.

FB event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1910989469195582/

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Sep
23
12:00 PM12:00

OPEN STREETS ICT (Douglas & Grove)

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TAKE A SEWING/FASHION/CRAFT BREAK AT DOUGLAS & GROVE (NW CORNER). LOOK FOR OUR TENT; WE’LL HAVE ACTIVITIES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY FURKIDS INCLUDED!

Open Streets ICT brings Wichitans of all ages and fitness levels together for an active, fun, community - building afternoon on Wichita’s iconic Douglas Avenue.

Closing four miles of Douglas to traffic, College Hill to the historic Delano, and opens the street for biking, walking, running, live music and dancing, entertainment, food, art, yoga, and more.

Cruise along the along the 4 mile stretch and stop at our activity hubs, participating Douglas businesses, food and street vendors. Check out our site for a full list of activities and music lineup. http://openstreetsict.com

Open Streets ICT is designed to elevate the quality of life and health and well-being of the Greater Wichita community—and you’re invited to be an important part of this difference-making initiative. This initiative needs individuals and businesses to commit to its success and sustainability.

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

STITCH+SHOP Part Duex! A Fiber Arts Event benefiting WAAL

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Calling all knitters, weavers, crocheters, fiber artists & seamstresses! Join us for a super fab Saturday filled with lots of shopping, friends, yarn, craft supplies and making!

Make your way to the darling new TISSU Sewing Studio and scope out lots of amazing yarn, knitting notions, sewing supplies PLUS some super fun tees & totes! This will be a fun event focused on spreading the fiber art + handmade LOVE in Wichita, all while raising money for our furry friends at Wichita Animal Action League.

There is wonderful space to sit and create...so bring your current WIP (no matter your medium) and hang with us! Are you a beginner knitter who needs help with your current project? No problem, come by and we'll get you fixed up! Soooo, shop, sit, create and DONATE! We're asking for donations in any amount to benefit the rescue animals taken in by WAAL.....Let's show those fur babies how much we care about them and our community!

Here's a little sneak peek at what you'll find:
Swiss Pointe: Locally sourced hand-spun alpaca yarns, We Are Knitters/Wool and the Gang wool & cotton, knitting notions, knitting tees & totes and a whole new Creative Therapy line.

Coast To Coast Yarn Co: Gorgeous hand dyed sock and bulky yarns that are perfect for all those trendy "fade" projects everyone is making right now......All in pretty neutrals and bright hues inspired by Kansas scenery!

Wichita Woolery: Wichita's very own talented spinner and dyer bringing you lots of beautiful brights you'll want to get your hands on for fall & winter gift-making, plus super-fun sock blanks!

TISSU Sewing Studio: Nina has some of the cutest handmade project & notion bags for whatever crafting you're into carrying around with you! Plus sewing supplies, super fun fashion kits and even pattern making supplies!

String Exchange: Local fiber experts Chauntel & Denise are bringing their knitting/spinning/weaving knowledge along with some amazing supplies! Check out spinning fibers & yarns from Sweet Georgia, plus a handpicked selection of weaving supplies & notions....We can't wait!

Daisy Hill Yarns: Hand dyed eco & animal-friendly mill-spun yarns created right here in south-central Kansas using ethically-sourced wool from Argentina and Uruguay. DHY loves our woolly friends and have taken care to source products from farms that treat their herds responsibly. (YAY!) They use professional light-fast and wash-fast acid dyes, which are fully exhausted in each batch and create an array of rich bold colorways.

FREE community event! Hit “GOING” on our FB & invite all your friends & family:

https://www.facebook.com/events/434532380286368/

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Aug
31
6:00 PM18:00

"BELLA BONITA" by Stella Sophia // AUGUST FINAL FRIDAY

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100% SILK. 100% HANDMADE. 100% BONITA.

www.BellaBonitaDesigns.com

Fashion Illustrator & Designer STELLA SOPHIA showcases her wildly vivid, imaginative collection of artwork & wearables. "BELLA BONITA" portrays the many moods & faces of Bonita, a character Stella has organically created. This amazing local artist is a graduate of Parsons & we can't wait for you to witness her world of "Bonita.". Mark your calenders Final Friday 8/31 6pm-9pm. Prepare to be WOWED!

FB LINK:

https://www.facebook.com/events/2095285467212080/

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Aug
25
11:00 AM11:00

WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY ICT - SAT. 8/25/18

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Visit female-owned businesses all day long w/proceeds benefiting Dress for Success Wichita. We'll have racks of DressforSuccess fashion for sale, upcycled by TISSU, a free fashion swap & much more! Meet new friends & minority women living, creating, working in the community & hear our personal stories (and share your own💛). Love this look? Get your @resister_ict tanks before they're gone!

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Aug
11
9:30 AM09:30

2nd SATURDAY SEWING (Tank Dress)

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2ND SATURDAY SEWING
Sat. 8/11/18 9:30am-11:30am
Cost: Size S/M $45, L/XL $55
Ages: 17+
Location: TISSU Sewing Studio
All supplies included & no experience necessary.

Learn how to sew by taking it one project, one fabric at a time. You got this! This is a SEWING 101 class designed to give you the confidence & creativity to explore garment construction. Design, cut & sew your very own tank top tunic/dress or tank top (men) w/custom hemlines.

Color: black (details emailed after registration). Please register online w/sizes S/M, L or XL. Space is limited!

Start your 2ND SATURDAY morning off w/a fun new skill & refreshments by our neighbors Reverie/Founders Bakery. Hop on the Q-Line trolley (free!) & eat/shop/explore Douglas Ave & downtown all day long.

15% off merchandise with your 2nd Saturday tote/keychain

REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.tissusewingstudio.com/summer2018adults/

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Aug
9
to Aug 30

FASHION SKETCH & COLORING CLUB (Thursdays in August)

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FASHION SKETCH & COLORING CLUB

DATES:
Thurs. 8/9 "Figures & Portraits"
Thurs. 8/16 " Croquis & Portraits"
Thurs. 8/23 "Fashion Rendering"
Thurs. 8/30 "Fashion Illustration"

TIME: 5:30pm-7:30pm
COST: Free
AGES: 16+
LOCATION: TISSU Sewing Studio

Join TISSU & the Wichita Sketch Club every Thurs. in August to hone your drawing skills. We'll have a different theme/live model each week (you're welcome to sketch/color other subjects as well). Bring your own supplies. Don't forget to tip the models!

**Independent sketching, no instruction given. Sessions are semi-quiet in nature; please be mindful of others.**

Purpose: To inspire & practice your craft in a creative, all-inclusive community. Collect your fave drawing tools, cutest journals, dusty sketchbooks & see you all Aug. 9!

FB LINK:

https://www.facebook.com/events/2023379074348993/

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Jul
28
11:00 AM11:00

TISSU Le Open House

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TISSU "Le Open House"
Sat. 7/28/18 11am-4pm
Fri. 7/27/18 6pm-9pm w/Special Guest AUTUMN NOIRE

We're officially OPEN!
Stop by our brand new design studio Sat. 7/28 11am-4pm (if you missed Final Friday :-)). Enter to win giveaways including free classes, fabric, sewing books & more!

**NEW RETAIL HOURS**
MONDAY - WEDNESDAY By Appointment Only
THURS - 11AM-6PM
FRI. 11AM-5PM
SAT. 11AM-4PM

**SHOPPING**
Sewing Patterns
Fashion Books (New & Used)
Textile Remnants
Handcrafted Fashion & More

**ZERO WASTE FASHION**
Choose your fabric "scraps". We'll sew it!

**DESIGN YOUR OWN (DYO)**
Choose your fancy fabric. Design it. We'll sew it!

**SEWING LOUNGE**
Take a break & CREATE. Start & finish personal projects (no instruction). Use our machines, supplies, spacious studio. $10/hr rentals

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1941603896131646/?active_tab=about

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Jul
27
6:00 PM18:00

JULY FINAL FRIDAY // "FLUFFLE" by AUTUMN NOIRE

The talented artist/designer AUTUMN NOIRE

The talented artist/designer AUTUMN NOIRE

WHAT: JULY FINAL FRIDAY by artist/designer AUTUMN NOIR & 4 yr. Anniversary Celebration

WHEN: Friday 7/27/18 6pm-9pm & Sat. 7/28/18 11am-4pm (Open House)

WHERE: HISTORIC ASH GROVE 2326 E. Douglas Wichita, KS 67214 (NW corner Douglas & Grove, across East High)

WHY:

It's also our GRAND REOPENING & 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Giveaways, prizes, fashion, food, fabulousness, fun & more!

ARTIST/DESIGNER STATEMENT:

I primarily make lighthearted shirt designs featuring rabbits. I choose to focus on rabbits because I love their playful and energetic nature. My shirts mostly have a theme of positivity and embracing who you are. Rather than using fonts, all of the text on my designs are handwritten to further convey the ideal that uniqueness and even imperfections are qualities to be celebrated. Above all else, I simply want to make shirts that are fun, sweet, and encourage self-love.

 

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May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Le TISSU: A SLOW FASHION REVOLUTION

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Le TISSU: A Slow Fashion Revolution

It's our annual Earth Day celebration💚🌱🌳! Join us for an inspiring, educational & fun day of eco shopping, eco crafting & making a difference.

"Who made your clothes?"

In our hectic daily lives, it's a simple question we all forget to ask ourselves. But when we do, a dynamic, eye-opening world of conscious fashion emerges!

Learn about the SLOW FASHION MOVEMENT & what you can do daily to counteract "Fast Fashion" - clothing that's wastefully discarded, harmful to the environment, inhumane working conditions, unrealistic designing, buying & purchasing cycles & much more. In other words, WHO MADE YOUR CLOTHES, HOW WAS IT MADE & WHERE DOES IT COME FROM? Most importantly, WHERE WILL IT END UP?

*LE FASHION SWAP - Bring up to 3 garments/outfits & shop/exchange. FREE! A stylish upcycling shopping experience for our eco-conscious shoppers

*SPECIAL GUEST **MOTH & RUST** (Moth and Rust) Local & sustainable clothing designer Leanne Dougherty shares her fashion collection & design process. Shop & be inspired!

*HAIKU Eco Fashion for Mindful Living - TISSU owner Nina Winter shares her sustainable textiles & how you can start your own fashion collection. Sewing tips included!

*Dress for Success Wichita -Donate career clothing to this local gem helping women live the life of their dreams. Needing colors, pastels, florals, clothing that's Springy & Summery (pssst...for a special green project!)

*GREEN LIVING - Free seeds & gardening tips

*SLOW FOOD - Handcrafted vegan snacks w/fresh, local ingredients. FYI the Slow Food Movement inspired the Slow Fashion Movement. Wow & yummy!!!

*UPCYCLED FASHION - Ideas & fun recycled clothing projects. Bring in a garment to cut up & deconstruct

Everyday is Earth Day & yes, you CAN make a difference.💚💚💚

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/202390380363649/

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Apr
28
to Apr 29

TISSU Spring Sewing Sale

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TISSU Spring Sewing Sale!

WHEN:
Sat. 4/28/18 11am-4pm &
Sun. 4/29/18 11am-4pm

WHERE:
TISSU Sewing Studio @ CliftonSquare
3700 E Douglas, Wichita KS 67208
(enter/park at Douglas & Yale, staircase to upper deck)

WHY:
2 days of awesome deals! Spring cleaning & upgrading all our supplies & equipment. Shop for all things vintage, artsy & SEWING:

*Used sewing machines (threaded, oiled & ready to go)
*Fabric
*Sewing Supplies
*New & used craft, sewing, fashion-related books
*Cute Journals
*Clothing Patterns
*Women's clothing (used for deconstruction/sewing projects)
*Vintage treasures
*Did we mention fabric, fabric & more FABRIC?!

Free, come & go event. Cash, debit, credit payments accepted.

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/207131843383602/

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Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

SWISS POINTE Knitting Party & Workshop

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HELLO LOVELY KNITTERS (AND ASPIRING KNITTERS)!
We had so much fun at our last Knitting Party, it's time for another!

Join me and lots of awesome babes for a SWISS POINTE KNITTING PARTY! 😀 Mark your calendars for 4.26.18 and come party with me at TISSU Sewing Studio!

This party + workshop is for all levels of knitting with a focus on new & beginning knitters. Whether you've never knit a stitch, or you're a knitting veteran, come party! Learn a new skill or cheer on others while working on your own kick-ass project!

For all you newbies, I will teach you how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off and assist you in learning to read a pattern. For all you veterans, just come, be merry and make something gorgeous!

Choose from two kits that come with everything you need (including choice of yarn color) to make yourself a fab new Swiss Pointe original design!

Fun stuff you get with your Swiss Pointe kit purchase:
-pattern of your choice
-yarn + knitting needles
-tapestry needle to finish your new knitwear
-instruction from Yours Truly (Genny of SPD)
PLUS... Complimentary snacks, beverages (of the adult variety) and hopefully some new friends!

Class size is limited!! To sign up, click the "tickets" link and select the kit you'd like to make. You must complete checkout through Swiss Pointe Designs and pay in full in order to reserve your space at the party, as all kits are prepared for each participant. Orders must be placed by Sunday, April 15, 2018. Kits will ready to go for you at the party...All you have to do is bring yourself!

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/203935637038131/

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Apr
15
1:00 PM13:00

FEATHER B PopUp & DYO event

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Come visit Feather B at the fabulous TISSU Sewing Studio! We'll have a selection of ready to buy stuffed animals or you can take part in the ever-popular Design-Your-Own! Feather B will have a selection of fabrics for you to choose from for your very own custom stuffie! Pop in and say hi and enjoy a tasty snack!
This event is family friendly. Your kids will have a great time designing their own little friend. I'll take it home to sew it up and deliveries will be made the following week!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/838556649678589/

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Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

STITCH + SHOP by SwissPointe Designs & friends

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Calling all knitters, weavers, crocheters & fiber artists! Join us for a super fab Saturday filled with lots of shopping, friends, yarn and making!

Make your way to TISSU Sewing Studio in Clifton Square and scope out lots of amazing yarn & knitting notions, PLUS some super fun tees & totes (knitting themed of course)! This will be a fun 2nd Saturday event focused on spreading the fiber art LOVE in Wichita, all while raising money for our furry friends at Wichita Animal Action League.

There is wonderful space to sit and create...so bring your current WIP and hang with us! Are you a beginner knitter who needs help with your current project? No problem, come by and we'll get you fixed up! Soooo, shop, sit, create and DONATE! We're asking for donations in any amount to benefit the rescue animals taken in by WAAL.....Let's show those fur babies how much we care about them and our community!

Here's a little sneak peek at what you'll find:
Swiss Pointe: Locally sourced handspun alpaca yarns, WE ARE KNITTERS wool & cotton, knitting notions, **NEW** knitting tees & totes.

Coast To Coast Yarn Co: Gorgeous hand dyed sock and bulky yarns coming to us from Kansas City....pretty neutrals and bright hues inspired by Kansas scenery you want in your life!

Wichita Woolery: Wichita's very own talented spinner and dyer bringing you lots of beautiful brights you'll want to get your hands on for summer, plus super-fun (and some kinda naughty) sock blanks!

Dellrose Designs: Wonderfully handcrafted weaving looms & kits....lots of sizes in gorgeous woods like oak and cedar. If you're a weaver, you will not want to miss out these! Aspiring to be a weaver?? Well spring is the perfect time to take up a new creative hobby, so come check them out!

Make sure to mark "GOING" on our Facebook link & invite all your family & friends!:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1221782747966504/

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Dec
23
9:00 AM09:00

SPARKLY RED SKIRT *Holiday Edition*

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SPARKLY RED SKIRT **Holiday Edition**

REGISTER ONLINE:
http://www.tissusewingstudio.com/winter2017adults/

Sew a sparkly red mini-skirt with elastic waistband detail. Perfect for beginners or students who would like a review. Wear your dazzling handmade creation during the holidays, New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day, birthdays, grocery shopping. All supplies included & no experience necessary. Ages 17+.

Afterwards, show off your new handmade skirt & hang out/shop/eat at Clifton Square!

(Pssst...want a matching skirt for your tiny little one(s)? Enroll them in our Youth/Teen "Sparkly Red Skirt" Fashion Camp Wed. 12/20/17 9am-12pm).

Questions? Please call or email us.
HAPPY HANDMADE HOLIDAYS!

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Aug
26
10:00 AM10:00

WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY: S&S at Clifton Square

Celebrating Women's Equality Day!

WHEN: Sat. 8/26/17 10am-1pm
WHO: Open House @Erin Marie Acne Solutions & TISSU Sewing Studio
WHY: Dress for Success Wichita

Visit Clifton Square for some S&S !!!

Join TISSU & Erin Marie for some family-friendly sewing & skincare. The Q Line stops right at our corner at Victor/Yale St. Hop on/off & visit our studios for:

ERIN MARIE - Stop in and ask all of your skincare/acne related questions and learn about the Clear Skin Program! $10 will be donated to Dress for Success Wichita for any Clear Skin Program consultation booked.
TISSU - Create your own 1920's inspired headband. All ages. Suggested $10 donation to Dress for Success Wichita.

Ride the Q all day and support female-owned businesses!

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Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

FLYING FLOATING by Jessie B

Final Friday // FLYING FLOATING by Jessie B

It's our 3 yr. Anniversary Celebration at Clifton Square! Woohoo!!! Come out & celebrate art, free sewing projects, vegan treats & more. Everyone welcome!

WHEN: Friday 8/25/17 6pm-9pm
WHERE: TISSU Sewing Studio
WHY: A collection of whimsical & heartfelt paintings from the life of Jessie B. Flying, floating, dreaming, escaping - let your sensations & imagination guide you as you experience life's simplest pleasures.

"To move, to breathe, to FLY, to FLOAT. To gain all while you give. To roam the roads of lands remote. To travel is to live." - Hans Anderson

BIO:
Jess Bechtelheimer is a local artist, activist & owner of Spunkidoodle. She illustrated the book "Gertrude's Tahoe Adventures in Time" (link below), bringing the characters & scenes to life with her wondrous brushstrokes. Jess dedicates her time to many community causes/organizations including Bike Walk Wichita, MakeICT, Camp Augusta & more. She's also the pioneer behind the popular Final Friday Bicycle Gang!

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/476879579353735/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22page%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22page_upcoming_events_card%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A[]%7D]%22%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D

 

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Apr
28
6:00 PM18:00

REVEAL AND AWAKE // Kalyn Leininger

WHAT: April FINAL FRIDAY
WHEN: 4/28/17 6pm-9pm
WHERE: TISSU Sewing Studio
COST: Free

WHY:

Artist/Dreamer KALYN LEININGER reveals an intimate collection of personal artwork inspired by music, literature, nature & her adventures far and wide.

Join us in exploring the sacred realms of dreams vs. reality.

Please share!!! More info. at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1162536740535021/

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