Reimagining Fashion: The Magic of Vintage and Discarded Materials
I've always been captivated by the magic hidden within vintage and discarded materials. At MildaMade, we're all about crafting one-of-a-kind, sustainable clothing and accessories from upcycled and vintage treasures, and here's why I'm so passionate about it: it's all about embracing the concept of Animism.
The Essence of Animism
If you're not familiar with Animism, let me introduce you to this beautiful philosophy that I hold close to my heart. Animism suggests that every object, even the ones that may appear lifeless, possesses a unique spirit or essence. To me, this belief forms the very core of my creative journey. I see vintage objects and forgotten materials not as mere castoffs but as vessels of history, each one carrying within them stories yearning to be shared.
Unearthing Hidden Histories
When I work with vintage textiles and long-forgotten trinkets, I'm not just designing clothing and accessories. I'm delving deep into the annals of history, embracing the tales and whispers of generations gone by. Each thread, every button, and every swatch has its own story to tell, and I'm here to give them a voice.
Weaving New Narratives
The beauty of what I do lies in the ability to reweave history. It's about taking the remnants of the past and transforming them into something fresh, contemporary, and full of life. I'm not just creating clothing; I'm composing narratives that bridge the gap between eras. That elegant lace that once adorned a vintage dress becomes a statement piece for the modern woman. The discarded fabric destined for obscurity finds a new purpose, celebrated for its sustainable origins.
Unique Stories in Every Stitch
Each garment or accessory I create is a story waiting to be shared. My work isn't solely about fashion; it's about substance and connection. By utilizing vintage and discarded materials, I'm shaping narratives that transcend time. The dress you wear is more than a piece of clothing; it's a bridge to the past, a connection to the stories woven into its fibers.
Join Our Journey
I invite you to embark on this journey with me. When you choose MildaMade, you're choosing to be part of a community that believes in reimagining history to create new narratives. My sustainable, one-of-a-kind pieces are not just fashion statements; they're statements about your values. They're a nod to history, a celebration of stories, and a step towards a more sustainable future.
Empowering Sustainability and Creativity
My love for vintage and discarded materials isn't just about reducing waste or minimizing our carbon footprint, although those are certainly essential aspects of it. It's about finding inspiration in every button, every scrap of fabric, and every unique element. It's a journey of creativity, sustainability, and reconnection with the past.
Discover the Magic
So, why do I love working with vintage and discarded materials? Because it's a journey filled with creativity, sustainability, and the enchanting stories of the past. Join me in reimagining fashion as a force for good, one reimagined piece at a time. Together, we can craft a more stylish world that honors history, stories, and the beauty of sustainable living.
Welcome to the magical world of MildaMade,
where every piece tells a unique story,
and you are the storyteller.
Burbank: Craft with Me!
San Fernando Blvd in Downtown Burbank
[From Magnolia to Angeleno]
*Use 200 N. San Fernando Blvd for navigation to a mid point of the festival
Craft a unique letter patch to adorn your jacket, backpack, or anything you fancy. Upcycled fabrics make this project sustainable, sparking your creativity to transform found materials into stylish wardrobe upgrades. Best Part? All materials are provided- so don’t miss this chance to blend creativity and sustainability!
More Info Below...
- Adult Workshop (15+ Up).
- Tickets grant priority; entry not guaranteed.
- You must arrive 5 min early to secure your seat or it will be reassigned.
- Class starts promptly at time indicated.
- Very limited seating, so please RSVP to register for 1st priority. Click “GET TICKETS”:
Dec 9th 12 :00pm
Dec 9th 3:00 pm
Dec 10th 12:00 am
Dec 10th 3:00 pm
If tickets are unavailable, feel free to visit the market, and check in with us a few minutes beforehand to be added to our waitlist! If seats become vacant, we will gladly accommodate you. In the event of full capacity, enjoy the market, vendors, food, and Downtown Burbank!