2019 New Year updates: lecture, workshops and more plan
Here are some activities updates about Upcycle with Jing project in 2019 spring:
Open lecture in Chengdu, China
On February 1st, I will give an open lecture in Ito Yokado Chengdu （成都伊藤洋华堂）- a Japanese department store. The topic will be related to slow fashion, upcycling design and sustainable crafts education, plus my yearly review of Upcycle with Jing project. The lecture is for free, Welcome! Registration required (by adding Wechat ID: cll27849843 and tell your name + contact info).
Upcycling Workshops in Chengdu
On February 9-10 afternoons I will be teaching how to upcycle our single-use plastic bottle into jewelry, and how to turn single use plastic bags into a durable pouch. This workshop will be hosted in Amass (一门社)- a Fablab located in Chengdu.
Fashion study trip to Beijing: Feb 13 - March
During March I will be in Beijing in Jiaran Studio learning how to making wedding dress, because I want to combine my hand embroidery technique with dress making. The training will last 20 days and will be back to Helsinki on March 10th.
Next Leader’s Europe Summit 2019
During March 20-22th Upcycle with JIng will attend Next Leader's Europe Summit 2019 in Helsinki to discuss the possible business solutions for sustainable fashion/handicraft business and education.
The Summit will run over three days, consisting of fireside chats, closed door leadership sessions, and open sessions, on a wide aspect of sustainability and leadership topics. This year’s theme is ‘How to build young leaders to tackle sustainability challenges entrepreneurially?’