Workshop: No-Sew Clothing (ages 13+)

No-Sew Clothing Workshop
with instructor Shelley Smith

Registration open to everyone ages 13 and up!

Introducing the latest workshop in CAM Raleigh’s Art to Wear and Textiles Series: No-Sew Clothing! In this workshop students will learn approaches to clothing construction beyond use of needle and thread. Through wrapping, plaiting, binding and more participants will create a wearable garment of their choice. Students will leave this workshop with new skills, several patterns to experiment with at home, as well as a fully functional, wearable garment. Great for college students, moms and daughters, fathers and sons, or anyone looking to think outside the fashion box.

Shelley Smith is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Raleigh, North Carolina. Smith combines traditional and contemporary textiles techniques to create work that speaks to the nature of private versus public identity, as well as humans’ relationship to the wild. Smith received a Bachelor of Art + Design with a concentration in Fibers and Surface Design from North Carolina State University College of Design and has taught students at CAM Raleigh Summer Studios, Design Camp, and the after-school art program New Sense Studios, where she is a co-founder.

Thank you for your interest – registration for this workshop is now closed.

Discount for NC State College of Design students: $10 off with your unity id (enter in the Special Codes box)

At this time we are only able to accept payment by check. Once you have registered online, you may mail your check for the amount listed above (made out to NCSU) to:

CAM Raleigh
409 W Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Thank you for your interest in our workshops. We hope to see you soon!

CAM Raleigh is a non-collecting museum that explores what’s now and presents an always-changing museum experience. CAM Raleigh is a collaboration between the Contemporary Art Foundation, the community of Raleigh and North Carolina State University’s College of Design. CAM Raleigh is generously supported by the Contemporary Art Foundation, North Carolina State University, individual and corporate members, private and corporate foundations, and government agencies. CAM Raleigh is located at 409 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, between Harrington and West streets and in the heart of Raleigh’s Depot National Register Historic District and Warehouse District. CAM Raleigh has a parking lot; additional parking is available at metered spots on the street or at the Davie Street Parking Lot located at 201 W. Davie Street. Information about CAM Raleigh’s exhibitions, programs, and special events is available on the CAM Raleigh website at or by phone at 919.513.0946. Follow @camraleigh on twitter.

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