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Make a No-Sew Tote Bag w/ Kathy Ceceri
May 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am PDT
What can you make from an old t-shirt? Lots of great upcycled projects!Join Make: author Kathy Ceceri at 1pm Eastern/10am PDT to find out what makes t-shirts stretchy and strong, and see how to turn a retired wearable into a no-sew shopping tote. It’s just one of the projects from Kathy’s book Fabric and Fiber Inventions.
- old t-shirt that you don’t mind cutting up
- scissors (or rotary fabric cutter for older kids and teens)
- masking tape
- pony beads or other beads with a large-ish hole
- a bamboo skewer, skinny screwdriver, ballpoint pen cap, or other stick-type object to push fabric through the bead holes
Kathy Ceceri is an award-winning writer, instructional designer, and Maker, with a focus on science, technology, history, and art. She has written articles and created how-to projects for Make, Wired, and Adafruit, and her books for tweens, teens, and other beginners include Paper Inventions, Making Simple Robots, and BOTS! She was also the Hands-On Learning columnist for Home Education Magazine and the Homeschooling Expert on ThoughtCo, drawing on her experience teaching and learning along with her two grown college graduates from K-12.
In addition to writing, Kathy presents workshops for students, educators, and families throughout the Northeastern United States, and designs learning materials for local and national organizations, including robotics badges and cybersecurity activities for the Girl Scouts of the USA. Kathy lives along the Hudson River in Upstate New York, where she likes to bike, kayak, and go to drive-in movies. Find out more at kathyceceri.com, and follow her on Twitter @kathyceceri.
Watch the LIVE Demonstration and join the Q&A on the Family Maker Camp FB page or on the Make: Youtube channel.
See more fun projects in Kathy’s book Fabric and Fiber Inventions