Tag Archives: fashion

Welcome Back to School!

Give Your Students a Fabulous Learning Environment for FREE with Materials for the Arts MFTA makes donations from New York City’s most creative companies and individuals available for free to New York City public schools and qualified nonprofit organizations. TEACHERS: … Continue reading

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DIY: No-sew T-shirt scarf

Enjoy the thought of making wearable art pieces but lack confidence in your sewing capabilities? No problem! MFTA’s own Jenny Kraft has found a way to take any old shirt and transform it into a fun scarf without any needle … Continue reading

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What’s new with Jason Wu

If you have visited the MFTA warehouse in the last two years, you may have seen this fabulous mannequin that was part of the Fashion Center BID’s 2010 Sidewalk Catwalk event.  The mannequin’s dress was designed by Jason Wu with materials … Continue reading

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Third Thursdays: DIY Fashion Extravaganza workshop with Culture Push’s Michael DiPietro!

Visitors to MFTA since late March have been greeted by a fierce warrior decked out in upcycled fashion. The warrior, a mannequin donated to MFTA by Barneys, shows off fashion created in collaborative workshops led by Michael DiPietro. We are … Continue reading

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WasteDiversions Preview: Fashion Re/Action

Many of the works in WasteDiversions were created through collaboration, from  large-scale collage and assemblage made during Friends of MFTA’s open studio program, to today’s preview, Wearables and Costumes, from MFTA recipient Culture Push.  These works were created during Culture … Continue reading

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Free reuse workshops with the Fashion Re/Action Festival

Michael DiPietro of Culture Push sent the above images from last year’s Fashion Re/Action Festival, a workshop series that “aims to give beginners and professionals alike a platform from which to playfully re/design and re/imagine what can be done with discarded … Continue reading

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Roadway to Runway pop-up art show tonight

I came in this morning to this flyer sent by an artist from member organization Chashama. A gallery combining fashion and social change? Sounds awesome.

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