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Sundays in the Studio! Old clothes, New Life: a no-sew fashion class with Batoolio

DATE: Sunday, September 24, 2023
TIME: 1pm- 4pm
LOCATION: 2nd floor, Education Studio

To Participate:

  • Drop-in to this family-friendly workshop between 1-4pm on Sundays. No registration required.
  • This program is free with gallery admission.
  • This program is great for families and is open to all. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Questions? Please contact Sophie Hinch, Education and Public Programs Coordinator at

This workshop will facilitate the skills necessary for giving Old Clothes, New Life.

Bring clothes from home – something you’ve been ”meaning to get to,” ones that you wish you could revamp! Batoolio will show you how to tactfully cut up your clothes and teach you how to overhaul your wardrobe without the use of any material besides a pair of scissors and knowledge on knots! And maybe a few safety pins… Use fabric scraps to create your own accessories, or even a textile collage!

*This is a no-sew fashion class.


Suggested clothing items to bring to workshop:

  • leggings
  • sweaters
  • tshirts
  • socks
  • shoes
  • oversized tshirts
  • jeans and pants

Weekends in the Studio is generously supported by Anne Safranyos and family. 

Meet the Artist: Batoolio

Batoolio is a self-taught, multi-media, Palestinian-Canadian artist, based in Windsor. Batoolio uses art to communicate feelings that words cannot, resulting in vibrant and layered pieces of work. Batoolio was the most recent 2023 Waawiiyaatanong BIPOC Artist in Residence at Artcite Inc. and a recipient of the 2023 City of Windsor’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Fund grant.

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