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Design a Garment in the World Market

Design a Garment in the World Market

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Snacks, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

We are The Sewing Cooperative, an organization that creates economic opportunities for refugee tailors in Rome, through custom, made to measure, hand made products. This experience directly supports the tailors, and seeks to brings their skills to the broader community. My name is Lydia, and I am the founder and organizer. Originally from Ohio, I worked for ten years as a dressmaker for the NYC…
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Lydia
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Lydia

What we’ll do

Become a Designer for the day and have a garment made just for you! This experience supports the work of refugee tailors, and creates opportunities for them in their new community. Collaborate with a Tailor from Mali, Ivory Coast, or Burkina Faso to design a one of a kind garment. We will meet at the Mercato Centrale in Termini Station and walk to our Atelier across the street. Learn about…

What else you should know

Extra Costs: Fabric (Between 8 and 30 Euro Depending on your choice) Additional Cost for Detailed Styles Depending on the style, you may need to schedule an additional fitting before pickup.

What I’ll provide

Tea and Coffee
Garment Made for You!
We will personalize your measurement sheet and after the tour, sew your garment and deliver it to you.
Pastries and Fruit
Let me know if you have any preferences or dietary restrictions. Glutine Free Pastries available on request!

What to bring

Comfortable Shoes

Lydia
workshop
$123 per person
$123 per person