Adult Workshops

Sustainable Textiles 2019

Common Ground Farm and Textile Lab work in partnership to bring workshops that engage our community to learn how to repair, repurpose, and reinvent old clothing through the use of natural dyeing and textile repurposing techniques.

Financial assistance is available for each workshop in this series. Contact Sember at for more information.


October 6th - 11 AM to 1 PM at the Beacon Farmers’ Market, Beacon, NY

Market-goers will be encouraged to bring old jeans, bags, sweaters, or anything else that needs to be patched, darned, or felted. Participants will learn how to use Japanese Sashiko and Improvisational Stitching sewing techniques and needle felting techniques to give new life to old clothes.

$10 suggested donation per item

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This program is made possible with generous support from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.