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ReStyle * UpCycle * ReNew

If you have a closet full of clothing that no longer fits, has a stain or two, isn't that flattering, you can make you clothes new again! Discover some easy steps to ReStyle, UpCycle and ReNew your clothes! Your old clothing is actually like have an extra stash of fabric. 

Here are some ways to ReStyle, UpCycle and ReNew your clothing and accessories
  • Lengthen a shirt, top, pants or dress with lace.
  • Change a Pullover into a cardigan
  • Add fabric inserts from other garments or fabrics
  • Turn a dress into a shirt
  • Change a straight or A-line skirt into a Pencil Skirt
  • Change up the collar or add a new one
  • Add pockets
  • Decoupage shoes
  • Add a patch or two
  • Add a decorative stitch by machine or by hand
  • Combine 2 or more garments into one
  • Add jewelry to your garment
  • Change up a sweater into finger-less gloves, neck gaiter, vest
  • Change up pant or jeans into a skirt



Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Need to be familiar with operating a sewing machine
Bring in your own projects, pattern if needed, fabric stash, all purpose sewing thread and sewing tools.
Instructor Name:
Ryliss Bod
Instructor Bio:
Ryliss Bod is the Founder and Director of the Sewing & Design School and has extensive experience teaching Fashion Construction and Design at a Washington State Technical College. She instructed courses for both continuing education and career training in all levels of sewing construction, home d?cor construction, fashion accessory construction, fashion design, fitting & pattern alterations, pattern-making, textiles, history of fashion and quilting.

She received her teaching degree in K-12 grades and studied art, clothing and textiles at Central Washington University, pattern-making and CAD at Gerber Technology, fashion design at the Paris Fashion Institute, pattern-making and construction techniques with Kenneth D. King and countless others.

Throughout her career she developed workshops and fashion shows, hired instructors and conducted fashion and fabric shopping field trips to Portland, San Francisco and New York. Ryliss has been a Contributing Editor at Sew News Magazine, Threads Magazine, judge for the 2014 RAGS Benefit, Make it With Wool Contest and the Washington State 4-H Dress Revue and host of Instagram's Sew Photo Challenge #sewApril2017 through #sewapril2020. She is Washington state's Central West Director of the Make it with Wool Contest 2018-20. She may be contacted at

ReStyle * UpCycle * ReNew

$ 65.00
Sat, Mar 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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