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February 21, 2020 1:00–3:00 pm
Bryan Center
Textile Arts

Make A Monster: The Blue Devil Edition

Taught by Erin West

About the Workshop

Take a study break and learn to sew!

Come in from the cold and craft your own little Blue Devil to keep you company during March Madness! This workshop will include an introduction to basic hand and machine sewing while you make your own custom cuddly monster plushy to take home. All supplies provided.

This event is part of “Textile Week,” a collaboration with the Roots workshop series.

About the Instructor

Erin has worked as a costume designer and technician as well as costume shop manager and wardrobe manager for various regional and university theatres. She has extensive experience designing, patterning, and building costumes for dance, musicals, early modern dramas, and modern contemporary works. Erin holds a BA in Studio Art from James Madison University and an MFA in Costume Design from The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

About the Location

This workshop meets in the Bryan Center.

About Duke Arts Create

Duke Arts Create is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help all Duke students, including graduate and professional students (including Duke Health), as well as Duke faculty and staff develop a variety of creative skills in the visual arts, dance and movement, creative writing and more. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most workshops are held in the Duke Arts Annex, the Rubenstein Arts Center or the Duke Arts Office 2101 and are typically held weeknights from 6-8 p.m.

Registration for the following week’s workshops go live on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot. Didn’t get a spot? No problem! We always reserve space for walk-ins. Email if you have any questions. Sign up for the monthly newsletter here, which includes the full list of classes offered during the following month.

Duke Arts Create is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts).