8 Classes

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Dates: February 6, 13, 20, 27 | March 13, 20, 27 | April 3 (Wednesdays)

Location: 3501 Peel Street, Montreal (Boardroom)

Price: $65.00

Course Description: Want to spruce up your home on a budget? Interested in the Zero-Waste Movement? Reduce your own footprint by recycling and finding secondary uses for things that would normally be thrown away. In this course you will learn to crochet a large-scale rug using strips of upcylced fabrics (such as bed sheets, clothing, jeans, etc.). A fun DIY course, that is both rewarding and therapeutic! Trust us, you’ll be hooked!

About the Instructor: Karen De Lutis holds a Master’s degree in Art History (specialized in Costume History) from Concordia University. Working in the fashion industry, she perfected her design and sewing skills. Karen is a long-time crocheter and lover of all needle arts! She currently runs a website (KimsSister.ca) on Etsy selling her own designs with world-wide sales. She is also a strong supporter of the Zero-Waste Movement and has an affinity for textiles! Why throw away textiles that can serve another purpose?!

Materials Required:

  • Any type of lightweight upcycled fabric, such as: a bed sheet, old clothing or chunky wool/cotton yarn.
  • One large crochet needle about 19mm (about 10$)

Required Knowledge: 

  • None! Basic stitches will be taught!