A Wool Story

sustainable textile studio


Oct
1
1:00 PM13:00

drop-in indigo dye workshop at Eldorado General Store

we had so much fun before we decided to do it again :)

drop in indigo workshop at Eldorado General Store during Corktown Open Streets! October 1st from 1pm-3pm. Learn simple Japanese shibori techniques and experience the magic of natural indigo dyeing. Cotton bandanas will be provided, but feel free to bring your own white or light colored natural fiber garment to dye as well. You'll also take home a zine with instructions on how to recreate your own indigo vat at home. Refreshments will be provided. Sign up here!

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Sep
29
to Sep 30

Detroit Design Festival Design Village

Shop from and discover Detroit's most talented makers and designers at the DDF Design Village at Ponyride. Featuring everything from apparel and accessories, to homewares and interiors, this pop-up marketplace is sure to please design practitioners, consumers, and enthusiasts alike.

Additional programming will include: lectures, workshops and design experiences. More details to be released soon.

Friday, September 29 | 4-10pm

Saturday, September 30 | 10am-6pm

Register for FREE here!

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Jul
29
2:00 PM14:00

drop-in indigo dye workshop at Eldorado General Store

we had so much fun the first time we decided to do it again :)

drop in indigo workshop at Eldorado General Store! July 29 from 2pm-5pm. Learn simple Japanese shibori techniques and experience the magic of natural indigo dyeing. Cotton bandanas will be provided, but feel free to bring your own white or light colored natural fiber garment to dye as well. You'll also take home a zine with instructions on how to recreate your own indigo vat at home. Refreshments will be provided. Sign up here!

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Jul
1
2:00 PM14:00

drop-in indigo dye workshop at Eldorado General Store

drop in indigo workshop at Eldorado General Store! July 1 from 2pm-5pm. Learn simple Japanese shibori techniques and experience the magic of natural indigo dyeing. Cotton bandanas will be provided, but feel free to bring your own white or light colored natural fiber garment to dye as well. You'll also take home a zine with instructions on how to recreate your own indigo vat at home. Refreshments will be provided. 

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May
18
6:30 PM18:30

un-bride-led 2017 Reverie

Couples, mothers of the bride or groom, and wedding parties will fully immerse themselves in the services of wedding professionals that have separated themselves from pack with passion for their craft and ethically conscious practices. Over 50 participants.

Come play, taste, listen, discover…

6:30PM WELCOME

  • Hello sweet by VICECREAM Detroit
  • Craft cocktails on draft by Detroit City Distillery
  • Portraits by Benjamin David Photography
  • Live entertainment by Miss New Productions
  • Experiential Dressing Lounge // Handcrafted accessories, beauty services, wedding gowns, bespoke suits, beyond.

7:30PM FEAST

  • Three-course seated dinner by Executive Chef Nick Rodgers of The Root Restaurant & Bar
  • Wine pairings by The Royce Detroit
  • Live entertainment
  • Inspired Wedding Reception Decor // Floral installation, tabletop design, lighting, drapery, beyond.

8:30PM STROLLING

  • Dessert reception by local favorites
  • Coffee (and more dessert) by Drifter Coffee
  • Specialty cocktail bar by Our Detroit and Wolf Moon Mixers
  • Personal chatting with vendors

un•BRIDE•led 2017 Initiative
Detroit Cultivated and Forgotten Harvest are excited to announce a new partnership. For each un•BRIDE•led ticket purchased, four meals will be donated in an effort to relieve hunger in metro Detroit. We will also work together to redistribute nutritious food waste from un•BRIDE•led and all future Detroit Cultivated events.

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Sustainability: Responsible Global Citizenship Panel at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Apr
4
11:30 AM11:30

Sustainability: Responsible Global Citizenship Panel at the Fashion Institute of Technology

THEN AND NOW: RECENT ALUMNI PANEL
FIT alumni who were active in sustainability or social responsibility projects as students discuss ways they've brought those interests into their personal and professional lives. 
Jacquelyn Costello, AAS Jewelry Design, BS International Trade & Marketing
Elizabeth Pulos, BS International Trade & Marketing
Meghan Navoy, BS Textile Development & Marketing
Caitlin Powell, BS Textile Development & Marketing
Daniel Silverstein, BFA Fashion Design

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