Textile & Wearable Art

A relatively new category of programs at the MacPhee Centre – textile and wearable art programs give youth the opportunity to develop new skills in crafting their own fashion items and articles/accessories of clothing or even designing garments for their own characters.

Some of the programs that have been offered in the past include:

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    The Facilitators

    Curious about who might be leading one of these programs? These are some of the folks who have facilitated programs with these organizations in the past.

    Carley Mullaly Headshot

    Carley Mullally (she/her)
    None Size Fits All Fashion Facilitator

    Tara Taylor Headshot

    Tara L. Taylor (she/her)
    Resin Art Jewelry Facilitator

    Black Hair Story of Nova Scotia

    Celebrate Black Hair, Beauty, Culture & Community. Learn about the Heritage of Black Hair in Nova Scotia, talk about your hair story and learn styling, braiding and more!

    Jewelry Making & Resin

    Love jewelry and crafting your own unique designed? Join this beginner to advanced course to make your own pieces and pendants. Participants will explore using resin, crochet, and so much more!

    That's Sew You

    Learn to design and sew your own bespoke clothes while we work together to become more conscious fashion consumers. This is a program where you will have the chance to work with new materials – and old – all while learning the basics of how to sew! Whether you are a seasoned sewer, or have never sewn in the past, no experience is needed.