Upcycle Jewelry

Saturday, July 9 2:00-4:00 PM BYOB

  • 63 US dollars

Service Description

Create an original piece of jewelry using salvaged leather and repurposed metal tins! Taught by Carolyn (@kiki_knows_art): a multidisciplinary maker, educator and beer lover 🍻, passionate about upcycling materials in surprising and impactful ways. This is an adult workshop, however, it may be appropriate for kids with a parent, ages 12 and up (feel free to reach out with questions rachel@makecarrollton.com) Each booking includes: ALL SUPPLIES needed to create your one-of-a-kind creations! Repurposed metal tins, leather skins in various colors & textures, waxed cord for necklaces, earring wires, jump rings, drawing supplies and templates Use of ALL TOOLS! Tin snips, leather shears, pliers, leather glue, sandpaper, metal files, hammers, metal and leather punches, work gloves and safety goggles EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR CRAFTY FUN! The fee allows the use of all of the listed materials and tools during the class. These are not take-home tools. LIGHT REFRESHMENTS: snacks, water, and sparkling water (feel free to BYOB) There will be a limited number of spots, sign up in advance! ______________________________________________________________________________________________ About Carolyn @kiki_knows_art: A Richardson based multidisciplinary maker, educator and beer lover 🍻, passionate about upcycling materials in surprising and impactful ways. Her workshops are focused around not only reducing waste but inspiring others to see possibilities in everyday materials. ....from metalsmith....to jewelry designer....to educator...... Former Creative Director and Jewelry Designer for Fossil, she traded the corporate world to focus on creative experiences. Carolyn facilitates Maker Programs at The Perot Museum of Nature and Science and she also guides families in the creative process during Open Studio at the Dallas Museum of Art. Committed to putting less waste in the world, she shapes projects based on material donations received and re-purposes old or worn items into something new.


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