GREEN EILEEN creates a "third life" for donated items that are not appropriate for resale.
Through a series of hands-on workshops, fabrics and materials are re-purposed, turning what
might otherwise be headed to the landfill into beautiful, new value items.
New York | Summer 2014 Workshops
All New York workshops are held at the EILEEN FISHER Lab Store, 1 Bridge Street, Irvington, NY, unless otherwise noted. All textiles are provided through the GREEN EILEEN recycling initiative. Call 914.721.4093 to register.
FALL 2014 SCHEDULE COMING SOON.
ONGOING - New York
Drop-in Sewing Lessons, Saturdays 10:00am–noon
Missing a button? Pants need hemming? Wish you could befriend your sewing machine? Drop by the EILEEN FISHER Lab Store and get expert advice with any sewing project—small or big—from seasoned and creative seamstress Tina Doyle. $10 suggested donation to the Eileen Fisher Community Foundation.
Knitting circle, Saturdays 10:30am–1:30pm
Join Kristin Ankney for this informal gathering. Meet other knitters and look to Kristin for help with instruction and assistance in you project. Her knowledge/skills include hand and machine knitting, and crochet. $10 suggested donation to the Eileen Fisher Community Foundation.
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Seattle | Summer 2014 Workshops
All Seattle workshops are held at Green Eileen, 4860 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA, unless otherwise noted. All textiles are provided through the GREEN EILEEN recycling initiative. Call 206.722.2551 to register.
July 16, 1-4 pm
YAY, KIDS! Join us at GREEN EILEEN for this free, drop-in, kid-friendly workshop. Stop by with your little one to make some recycled fabric bookmarks and accessories. All tools and materials provided by GREEN EILEEN. Call 206.722.2551 for more information.
August 17 & 20, 1-4 pm
Celebrate lavander! Create simple yet luxurious lavender saches out of repurposed textiles and local lavender blossoms. Fee: $20 includes all materials, use of tools and light refreshments. Call 206.722.2551 to register.
ONGOING - Seattle
Repair Studio, Every 3rd Saturday 11am-2pm
Join us at GREEN EILEEN to learn basic techniques to extend the life of your favorite garments. Christina Collins, the founder of a local clothing company, will share her expertise about how to (properly) sew on a button, mend rips and snags, and freshen up your favorite knits.