The City of Austin received an EDA grant from the Federal Government to create infrastructure for a [Re} Manufacturing Hub.Among the goals for the Hub is to help create a local economy of scale in the…See More
Fast fashion, while its economic value is powerful, pollutes the environment with toxic wastes as well as mountains of discarded clothing, and fosters unsafe and unethical manufacturing practices. This exhibit illustrates an alternative to fast fashion. It showcases a collaborative collection of clothing and accessories produced locally by six California artists, using slow fashion methodologies. Come and celebrate the work of designers and artists Darcy Fowkes, Margot Silk Forrest, Destiny…See More
the city of Austin and the Austin Public Library are looking into having a repair cafe soon. Perhaps you can bring your printer? I will be posting here when they have one. So, far, no luck on any of our members. Thanks,…"
I know Rebecca is on vacation. Could Austin Creative Reuse donate stuff in August to my work for us to make hats for a MadHatter Tea Time party? I didn't want us to go out and buy anything and I mostly have textiles. We…"
Come on down to Recycled Reads Upcycle This! Thursday night from 6-8pm! We have the raw materials and the know-how! We will have tips and ideas for your very own organizer board. You don't need to be an expert with a drill—all techniques can be achieved without power tools! Here is some inspiration to get those creative ideas flowing!…See More
Welcome! HI! We are a merry band of upcyclers saving textiles and home goods from our local landfills. We share projects, tutorials, tips, and even materails. So happy to have you in the group! "
Come on down to Recycled Reads Upcycle This! Thursday night from 6-8pm! We have the raw materials and the know-how! We will have tips and ideas for your very own organizer board. You don't need to be an expert with a drill—all techniques can be achieved without power tools! Here is some inspiration to get those creative ideas flowing!…
I am excited to be the Craft Lead for the Austin Mini Maker Faire at Palmer Auditorium May 16+17. If you've never been, Maker Faire is a celebration of making of ALL kinds from lace to robots, from basket weaving to technology, from art to function.
With a focus on (but of course) re-use, this year's Craft Area will be dubbed...
THE FABRIC FACTORY
This year’s craft area is all about playing with surplus fabrics! And what fabrics are…