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November 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Crafts & Cocktails: Textile Mending with Gina Alvarez

Learn the basics of textile mending with community artist, Gina Alvarez! Guests will learn to sew buttons, hems, and a variety of stitches. Attendees are welcome to bring a garment in need of repair to practice these skills on, though materials will also be provided. No experience? No problem! This workshop is designed for those with no previous sewing experience.

Gina Alvarez received her B.A. from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, where she focused her attention on printmaking and costume design. Gina moved to Saint Louis to pursue her Masters in printmaking and drawing at Washington University. She has exhibited her work extensively in Saint Louis as well as Chicago; Washington state; New York; Washington D.C.; and South Carolina. She currently works as a community artist and runs the Living Arts Studio in Maplewood.

Complimentary drinks and appetizers

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Availability limited to 15 guests.

Details

Date:
November 13, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$5
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Venue

World Chess Hall of Fame
4652 Maryland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108 United States
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Organizer

World Chess Hall of Fame
Phone:
(314) 367-9243
Email:
claire.grothe@worldchesshof.org
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