“Trashionista” Julie ‘Fig’ Yanko

“Trashionista” Julie ‘Fig’ Yanko models her evening wear made from foam packing material and bubble wrap. Two workshops are scheduled to assist community members with the making of “trashion” for the TSUP event on Oct. 12. 

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Re-think fall fashion...think Trashion! CARTM's beloved Trashion Show & Upcycle Party (TSUP) event is right around the corner, so it is time once again to get out the sewing machines and create some "hot couture." The second annual show, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. at the NCRD auditorium in Nehalem, is seeking participants who want to sew, strut or be part of the audience for this unique happening.

"You don't necessarily have to be up on the runway to be involved in this year's show," said Trashion Show coordinator Mary Moran. "We have people who would like to wear an outfit and be a part of the show but they don't design or sew—we have willing models—so help us dress them. We're really hoping to get more men involved in this year's show."

This year, there will be two opportunities to work on outfits in supportive, collaborative workshop settings. The best part is these sessions are free and those involved can help answer questions, solve problems and generally help you create something remarkable. Wear your “trashion” on the runway show or to the event.

Those interested in signing up to be a model in CARTM's 2013 Trashion Show & Upcycle Party should contact Mary Moran, moranmem@gmail.com.

Tickets to the event on Oct. 12 are on sale now at the CARTM cashier, Creative Fabrics, in Wheeler; The Beehive, in Nehalem; and Wisteria Chic, T-Spot and Manzanita News, in Manzanita. Only 180 tickets will be sold. Advance tickets are $20 or $25 at the door (if available) and include the Trashion Show and unlimited food and beverage and dancing at the Upcycle Party immediately following.

Winners of the 2013 Re-think Eco Raffle will be drawn at this event. Tickets are now on sale at the CARTM cashier. For more information call (503) 368-7765 or www.cartm.org.

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kristinhsterling

I am very excited to see this Trashion Show and also the performances in this show.

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