Crafting Design: A MakeShift Chair Workshop
Hosted by Alabama Chanin and Partners & Spade in partnership with Krrb
Saturday, May 19, 2012
12pm - 4pm
BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair) or refurbish one of your own finds
DIY tools and materials provided
Furniture photo booth with Susanna Howe
Partners & Spade
40 Great Jones Street
Limited spaces available
Standard Penthouse Sewing Circle
Thank you to everyone who came out to The Standard, East Village Penthouse to sew for MAKESHIFT. Here are some images from the day. More of the conversation to come!
Natalie Chanin is the founder and creative director of Alabama Chanin. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Time, the New York Times, and Town & Country, as well as CBS news. She is the author of Alabama Stitch Book (STC Craft, 2007), Alabama Studio Style (STC Craft, 2007), and Alabama Studio Sewing + Design (STC Craft, 2012). Natalie is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and her work was selected for the 2010 Global Triennial exhibition, “Why Design Now?” by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. She works from her hometown of Florence, Alabama, as an entrepreneur, designer, writer, collector of stories, filmmaker, mother, gardener, and cook.