In this Maker Saturday, kids will learn how to sew and create a sock monkey that lights up! We will be teaching them how to use the sewing machines to make the sock monkey, while incorporating LED technology.
12:30PM-1:00PM // Introduction
Show and tell of a few examples of Design Lab Miami’s history and student work.
1:00PM-3:30PM // Practice
Continue trying out techniques and cutting with the one-on-one help of your instructor.
3:30PM-4:00PM // Presentation
Participants will the opportunity to see what their peers have made.
Short feedback survey will be conducted by MIAMade.
Your materials are included in the cost of your ticket.
This workshop is recomended for children ages 6 and up.
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
Angie Cohen is the Founder and Creative Director of the studio and is primarily responsible for the creative vision of both the educational programs and the retail products. She is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and spent many years working for some of the country’s leading design houses including Calvin Klein and J.G. Hook.
Jordan brings a fresh, enthusiastic energy to the DesignLab that all the students really love. Besides her role as an instructor, she headed an entrepreneurship program of a program for students with disabilities at Miami Dade College. She is an innovative fashion designer in her own right (creating universal clothing for all women no matter age, size or ability level.) and tries to bring that unique perspective, knowledge of the fashion industry and energy to everything she does at DesignLab Miami.
Gaby Rodriguez Vernet
Gaby is a fashion/apparel design student at Miami International Universi-
ty of Art and Design. As a young fashion designer (originally from Vene-
zuela) she love working on what she calls “fashion-art”. One of a kind, unique pieces that “make people smile”. Working with the wonderful, creative students at DesignLab gives her plenty of opportunities to smile herself!
A graduate of The Art Institute with a degree in Fashion Design, Leidy is a native of Venezuela and enjoys teaching and creating with the kids.
Mailyn (Mai) Villanuevas
A creative individual that is passionate about educating young minds. Professionally, Mai is working to incorporate her fashion design ideas with the recent movement toward “wearable” health-care/fitness monitoring technology.
Please contact Jennifer Mendez Alba (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions, comments, or concerns.