Future Fashion Workshop

Shape-shifting materials!

with Rebecca Marsden

Shape-shifting 3D Fabric & Materials Workshop

1000 1000 Carolyn Croke
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Fashion Upcycling: ‘Shape-shifting’ materials online workshop

In this workshop, learn an old Japanese technique using steam to create exciting futuristic 3D textiles. This is a perfect project to upcycle old scarves, masks, headbands & tops. Part of a series of workshops from fashion designer Rebecca Marsden discovering sustainable fabrics, materials, and upcycling during Science Week 2020.

MATERIALS LIST – these are the materials you will need to follow along with this workshop.

  • Synthetic fabrics- These can be up-cycled polyester linings or found materials 
  • Marbles & Coins
  • Chopsticks, wooden dowel, or similar
  • Needle and Thread
  • String
  • Colander
  • Saucepan
  • Scissors
  • Access to a kettle and cooker 

This workshop is for teenagers age 13+ and an accompanying adult must be in attendance throughout the workshop.

Where & When

Online Event

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Dates & Times

November 8th at 14:00 – 15:00



Suitable for:

Ages 13+, an accompanying adult must also be in attendance throughout the workshop.

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About Rebecca Marsden

Rebecca Marsden is a graduate of the Royal College of Art specialising in Fashion knitwear. Following on from her MA she was selected for the Santoni Pioneer program in Shanghai to further develop her knowledge and understanding of circular and seamless knitting applications.  In recent years Rebecca has worked in an educational capacity, lecturing in Textiles, Fashion and Design.  Her own label has received the ‘IDI’ Award 2016 for Fashion Design, Nissan Brand Ambassador for ‘Generation NeXt’ 2015-2017 ‘Designer of the Year’ and overall ‘Innovation Award’ at the Irish Fashion Innovation.

Part of Science Week 2020

Science Week is a week-long event in Ireland each November, celebrating science in our everyday lives. Taking place in 2020 from November 8th to 15th the programme includes workshops, science shows, talks, laboratory demonstrations, science walks, and other science-related events. To find out more and to discover a huge programme of virtual events taking place around the country visit www.scienceweek.ie

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