Design your own original fabric tote bag in this fun workshop.

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It’s in the Bag: Tote Bag Design Workshop

Reduce your need for plastic while making a fashion statement at the farmers market or beach with your own original fabric tote bag.

Each participant will design a large, canvas zipper tote bag using various fabric paints, photo transfers, stamps, and stencils. A variety of techniques will offer a wide range of options to create a functional work of art! Workshop will be led by artist, Andrea Huffman.

Friday, October 22nd
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
$35 for members; $45 for nonmembers
Materials fee: $7 per person to be paid to instructor at the start of class; cash or credit cards accepted.
Registration is required; workshop is limited to 20 adults.

Optional Materials to Bring:
Disposable gloves
Apron, or other covering
Stencils, stamps, or stickers (such a letters or numbers)
Small black and white image (4 x 6-ish) printed on photocopy or laser printer no inkjet prints please!

About Andrea Huffman

After attending the High School of Art and Design in New York City, Andrea Huffman moved to Florida, and received a Master’s Degree in Art Education from Florida International University. She taught art for thirty-one years in Broward County Public Schools and retired from full time teaching in 2011 to pursue her own art practice. Ms. Huffman has since exhibited locally and nationally in solo, juried and group shows. Receiving several awards for her work, including several Broward County Creative Investment Grants, Ms. Huffman was selected as one of only two Florida art educators for the first State Teachers Artist in Residence (STAR) program at the Hermitage Artist Retreat in Sarasota, awarded through the Florida Alliance for Arts Education in 2011. She continues to share her passion for art through new teaching opportunities, including The Boca Museum Art School, Bailey Contemporary Art in Pompano  where is a resident studio artist,  as well as various other guilds and art centers throughout Florida. Ms. Huffman is also a member of the Surface Design Association and a co-founder of 6 Hands Collaborative, creating, exhibiting, curating, and teaching art in collaboration with other artists.

Learn more at www.andreahuffman.com 


Additional information

Ticket Type

MBG Member, Nonmember

Event Details

It's in the Bag: Tote Bag Design Workshop

Date: October 22, 2021

Start time: 11:00 a.m.

End time: 02:00 p.m.

Phone: 561-233-1775

Email: akrebs@pbcgov.org