I have been tossing around the idea of hosting and teaching some up cycling workshops in the new year. I am putting this out there to see if there is any interest. If you live in the Okanagan area (B.C. Canada), and you have a interest in ways to reuse some daily products, this might interest you. I am looking at ways to recycle plastic bags, grocery, chip bags, any plastic bag. You would learn how to turn them into a reusable material that could be then used like a fabric. This new fused plastic can be sewn together to make many useful items. Below is a wonderful video, and well worth the watch. Grab a cup of tea and curl up and check it out. This video inspired me to want to do something. I am looking forward to some feedback on this.
I would also like to teach some other workshops on up cycling in the new year, do you have any suggestions of what you would like to see? I like to stick to mostly clothing and fashion, but hey who knows. The attached photos I found on line, they are shown as a example of could be made.
Upcycled Swag will now be available in down town Kelowna, B.C. You can now find us in this wonderful new shop “Unless Market”on Bernard Avenue. Check it out, you won’t be disappointed!
We will also have a rack of Swag in a pop up shop in Orchard Park Mall in Kelowna, for the Christmas season. We will be located across from Le Chateau. We will be there from mid November until end of December 2015. More details to come……woohoo!!