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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
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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 DukeCreate

DukeCreate is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help Duke students, staff, and faculty develop a variety of creative skills. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most take place in the Duke Arts Annex or the Rubenstein Arts Center and are typically held weeknights 6-8pm.

Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff, with priority given to students. Class size is limited. Students must sign up in advance. Registration for the following week’s DukeCreate workshops goes live on Friday mornings – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot!  Online enrollment for Duke staff opens on the day of the workshop. Staff can also show up 10 minutes prior to a workshop in case a slot becomes available. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a space-available basis.

DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts) and University Center Activities and Events (UCAE).