Runway Repurposed Registration – January 9 & 10


Runway Repurposed is an annual event that combines the art of fashion design with the use of recycled materials. The event helps provide funding for the arts while promoting actions that are better for the world. Eliminating more waste by creating something beautifully new and unique while having fun!! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, REPURPOSE!!

Here’s an opportunity for those with an interest in sewing and designing to participate in a unique ‘fashion is art’ program!

The 2017 Runway Repurpose will be held on Sunday, February 12, from 12:00 – 5:00  p.m. at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center. Prior to the event, registration is held at the Howell Opera House on Monday and Tuesday, January 9 & 10 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Potential participants/designers are able to choose several pieces of clothing from the hundreds of donated pieces and asked to create an entirely new garment that clearly represents the theme picked for the year. All guidelines and event information will be available at registration.

The 2017 Theme: THE FOUR SEASONS (spring, summer, fall, winter) OF FASHION
Avante Garde: THE FOUR ELEMENTS (water, earth, wind, fire) OF FASHION
Show off your skill and sign up in one of several categories:
Young Beginners (8-11 years old)
Students (12-18 years old)
Beginning Adult (18+ with little or no sewing experience)
Advanced Adult (18+ with sewing experience)
Avante Garde





All guidelines and details will be available at registration. Give it a try! Choose one of the registration days to attend, get an idea about what this inspiring event is all about, and SIGN UP for the competition!


karen and Emily

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