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Sock Repurposing Workshop

February 26, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Cost: $25/person
Friends of the BSM: $20/person
When: February 26 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Length: 2 hours total
Where: Bata Shoe Museum (327 Bloor St. W.)

In this workshop participants will learn how to upcycle their old socks to create a new patchwork garment such as a bag, shorts, or a top with interdisciplinary artist Camila Salcedo. Please note: Participants will be required to bring their own socks for the workshop. All other materials will be provided.

Sock repurposing example: Sweater

Please present your ticket at the Front Desk upon arrival.

This workshop will take place in-person in St. Crispin’s at the Bata Shoe Museum (located on the B1 level). Each ticket includes admission to the museum. Please arrive 5-15 minutes prior so that the workshop can begin on schedule. Limited spots available. If you no longer can attend and would like to request a refund, please email info@batashoemuseum.ca

Can’t make it on February 26? Camila will also be coming on March 19 for another sock repurposing workshop!


Camila Salcedo

Camila Salcedo is an interdisciplinary artist, curator and facilitator born in Venezuela and based in Tkaronto, working primarily in textiles, digital art and community art practices. Their work is centered around upcycling both materially by reusing and mending textiles, and digitally by appropriating found audio and video footage. Check out her website and Instagram for all her latest projects.