SoHE Student Transforms Damaged into Design

Picture of designed dresses hanging.

Allison Nicole Kelsey is a senior SoHE Textile and Apparel student who is taking a whole new perspective of damaged, repairing the distressed items and revamping them into a brand new apparel design. Using natural dyes and beadwork, she is able to embellish over 400 donated damaged items from Shopbob.

Allison will be featured at The Sustain Dane’s Mpower Champion Showcase that is in collaboration with Shopbob for it’s sustainable business model. Mpower is a proven success for businesses and schools that want to move towards a sustainable future.

The showcase will be held at The Monona Terrace, Friday January 22nd from 7:30 am to 9:30 am as a free event. Other Madison favorites that will be highlighted as well are Short Stack Eatery, Tutto Pasta State Street, etc.



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