The new Hotel Lincoln is a window to the most dynamic part of Chicago's North Side, Lincoln Park.
Like the neighborhood, the hotel is historic yet fresh, fun though eccentric and active but relaxed. It's where the energy of urban life meets 1,200 green acres and Lake Michigan.
Kite Making from Reclaimed Umbrellas
Sep 7 2013
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Rebuilding Exchange's new location
1740 W. Webster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
This is a beginner's kite-making demonstration workshop. You will learn how you can make diamond kites using reclaimed nylon umbrellas. This class will involve basic hand-stitching techniqiues. The workshop is taught by Whitney Richardson, a co-founder of the Kite Collective, a group of friends that use kites as a platform to connect with the environment, community and self in a playful and transient way. Kite-making kits from the Kite Collective will be available for purchase should you want to make your own! The kit will include a scaleable template, pre-cut umbrella fabric, bamboo for spine/spars, string for the sail, flying line & material for the tail, along with instructions, a flying tutorial & options for modification. Cost of kit: $7. (Cash only).