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DesignAGarment, SupportRefugeeTailors

DesignAGarment, SupportRefugeeTailors

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food, 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
Lydia
Lydia

What we’ll do

Design your own skirt, shirt, culottes, dress, or bag and take home a one of a kind fashion piece! 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 your garment. We will meet at the Mercato Centrale in Termini Station and walk to our Atelier across the…

What else you should know

Depending on the style, you may need to schedule an additional fitting before pickup. Standard styles are included in price, but any detailed style will be extra cost.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Pastries and Fruit Let me know if you have any preferences or dietary restrictions. Glutine Free Pastries available on request!
Drinks
Tea and Coffee
Equipment
Garment Made for You! We will provide fabric and materials of your choice, and after the tour, sew your garment and deliver it to you.

What to bring

Comfortable Shoes
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$110 per person
$110 per person