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Serivce-learning through printmaking in the Roaring Fork Valley, CO since 2015.


Future Fashion Community project

ReWear Upcycling Initiative + Carbondale Arts Creative Apprentice Program

Program expansion...
A collaboration between @CarbondaleArts Creative Apprentice Program and our ReWear Upcycling Initiative. 10 Week Paid Opportunity. No Experience Necessary.

Beginning January 10th project apprentices will work under the mentorship of lead artists and collaboratively with peers to develop a cohesive fashion line through hands-on learning. Participants will be encouraged to bring their individual perspectives to the process and to experiment with style and technique while developing wearable clothing.

A variety of techniques will be explored including garment decoration, screen printing, embroidery, vinyl applique, sewing and construction. Community production days will include additional ReWear shop artists and community participants to share their knowledge and skills with participants.

ReWear is a new community initiative where unwanted clothing is given a new life through artistic expression. Motivated by reducing clothing waste, lightly worn donated clothing will be revamped via various decorative techniques.

Through this service-learning project, community members will discover more about garment decoration, screen printing, embroidery, vinyl applique, etc.

Learn More here. 


CORE TENET of our programming is to only used reclaimed supplies and used equipment.

- rip stop patching material
- fabric, leather, upholstery scraps
- heat transfer vinyl scraps
- embroidery & darning supplies
- eyelets, brads, rivets and tools
- zippers, buttons & snaps


Community Workshop days are offered multiple times throughout the year. Participants are welcome to bring their own items of clothing to work on, or they are encouraged to decorate one of the donated pieces of clothing for sale to raise funds for our service-projects.

Dates coming soon. 

This Community Service Project is made possible in part by the 2022/2023 Arts in Society grant supporting cross sector arts projects that illustrate artistic excellence, broaden the understanding of the role arts play in society, demonstrate cross-sector work, exhibit cultural relevancy, foster community engagement, and present opportunities for shared learning.