2 three hour sessions $160
This 2 day Ribbon Skirt workshop is for beginners.
This workshop considers the sharing of Indigenous cultural knowledge, and I want to ensure that cultural appropriation is not an intention.
Ribbon skirts are historical and traditional clothing that honor First Nations heritage. It is also a symbol of resilience, sacredness and survival and can be worn anytime as well as for formal occasions.
Not all women wear skirts, but should you choose to, this beginner’s class will help you to understand the meaning and teach you how to sew your own skirt.
You will be guided through a step by step process of making a ribbon skirt while learning different tricks and techniques.
Thread and equipment, will be provided.
Note: We will have a limited supply of traditional calico fabric, as well as ribbon and elastic available for purchase at the studio .
Supplies to Bring: 2 - 4 meters of cotton fabric, prints or solids
1.5 – 2 meters of 1 inch wide elastic for waist
Various colors of satin ribbon in same length of fabric
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