Used clothing alchemist since 1987

Upcoming Events

April – November 2014

The First EVER 2014 Scrap Bag Challenge – Virtual Art Show @ www.crispina.com
April 22, 2014 all-day
The First EVER 2014 Scrap Bag Challenge Takers featured begins today to honor Earthday. Lasts all month with a new featured maker each day.
BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR @ www.crispina.com
April 22, 2014 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
~ BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR ~ Crispina’s Earth Day Sale!! Online only for 24 Hours on April 22, 2014 Begins @12:00 am & Ends [...]
Potholder Rug Weaving Workshop
June 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
From a pile of what appears to be scraps of t-shirts, sweaters, sweatshirts and the like, pull, stretch, knot, and weave a 2.5×3.5ft rug to [...]
Peek-A-Boo Embroidery
June 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Cut up a pile of used cotton t-shirts and make a beautiful top or skirt to take home. All sorts of embellishments taught from applique [...]
Ragamuffins A – Z @ Crispina's Church 40 Melville Street Pittsfield MA 01201
August 2, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Ragamuffins on Parade! Ragamuffins are soft stuffed sculptures made from recycled wool sweaters and were the product that launched Crispina Designs, Inc back in 1987. [...]
Peek-A-Boo Embroidery
September 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Cut up a pile of used cotton t-shirts and make a beautiful top or skirt to take home. All sorts of embellishments taught from applique [...]
Sweater/Sweatshirt Chop Shop @ Crispina's Church 40 Melville Street Pittsfield MA 01201
October 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The all time favorite workshop that I offer here in the heart of the Berkshires! Sweater Chop Shop participants will learn simple cutting and hand [...]
Holiday Sampler Workshop @ Crispina's Church 40 Melville Street Pittsfield MA 01201
November 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Learn how to make One of a kind Ornaments, Whimsical Wreaths, or Festive Garlands in this 2 hour workshop designed for a single adult $50 [...]