VAMFF Art Program Event – FILMS THAT CHANGED FASHION FOREVER: CLUELESS
Friday March 1st – 6.30pm at Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton
Enjoy a drink on entry, fashion short films from MFF. Dress up in your favourite film attire to win a fab prize. Love fashion on film? Revisit a fashion film classic and join Cinema Nova to celebrate one of the most iconic fashionable films of all time – Clueless. Enjoy a glass of Nova’s hand picked wine or sparkling on entry and an introduction from a special guest who’ll talk about the fashion in the film and other films that changed fashion forever. Dress up in your favourite film attire and go in the running to win a fab prize.
To Enter: email us at email@example.com including your name and postal address to go into the draw.
- Competition opens: Sunday 24th February 2019.
- Competition closes: Wednesday 27th February 2019.
- Competition winners announced: Thursday 28th February 2019.
Special event workshops are an opportunity for Thread Den to showcase to you the brilliant patterns that you can buy from Indie Pattern Designers. Some of the pattern designers we have made in past special events have included PaperCut Patterns and Victory Patterns. The first special event workshop for 2019 will see us make a stunning blouse from Pauline Alice Patterns.
Thread Den is proud to be presenting an activity in the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Arts Program. The 2019 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) will take place 1 – 10 March 2019. The Arts Program takes the festival off the runway and encourages creativity and enables individuals to chase their dreams.
Festival CEO, Graeme Lewsey, explained, “In everything we are doing for next year’s Festival, we want to encourage our community to continue to empower others through fashion.”
When the VAMFF runway fires up your creative juices we can help make your desires a reality. Learn to sew and make your own clothes.
Take our Festival event Sewing Basics Course for Beginners. This course starts from the very beginning as we take you through all the basics of sewing. Students will get an understanding of the sewing machine and machine sewing techniques. Over the three weeks students experience using terminology and tools, reading sewing patterns, begin to understand the importance of fabric selection the importance of interfacing applying zips and achieving professional results. During the three week course students make three items.
More course dates:
Learn to sew from scratch in six weeks.
In the lead up to Melbourne Fashion Week learn about sewing machines, jargon, fabrics, tools and a lot more with us! at the Melbourne City Library. In this focused course, learn to sew on a domestic sewing machine, meet people working in the fashion industry and running their own small businesses and make three items to take home.
- Saturdays, 12pm to 1:30pm; 4 August, 11 August, 18 August, 25 August, 1 September & 8 September.
- Cost: $20, participants will need to supply some materials.
- The course runs for six weeks and participants must commit to all six sessions.
- For 15 to 30 years, bookings essential.
Activity Space, City Library – 253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
03 9658 9500
Check out photos from our advanced screening of Wonder Wheel hosted with Cinema Nova. Click here.
The photos from our Garden Party with Gertie (November 2017) are up on Facebook! Click here. We are missing photos of a couple of people – please feel free to send us photos to be added if you took fabulous photos on the day too.
Gertie is wearing her Charm Pattern’s Lamour Dress with beautiful rhinestones and her hat is by London based Atelier Millinery.
Danielle is wearing the Charm Pattern’s Rita Blouse made from a Gertie Fabric. The circle skirt is from Christine’s and the hot pink topper is from Mr Individual Melbourne. Shoes from Miz Mooz