One of the most fun part of drag is putting together your own unique look! You don’t have to be a master seamstress to do this - all you need is a base garment and a lot of imagination. This program will teach you how to take a thrift store garment and turn it into a dragnificent costume worthy of the stage, runway, or Instagram. We'll explore all the outfits your drag character would wear, from lip syncing to drag pageants to photoshoots. With just a few easy alterations and some rhinestones, you can turn any outfit into eleganza extravaganza! 

Participants to come to the session with an outfit or a piece they found at the thrift store that they like and can imagine themselves performing in.


You will learn:

  • Planning and sketching the outfits 

  • Basic alterations like hemming or tightening the outfit by hand.

  • Adding embellishments such as rhinestones, fringe, or sequins 

Your Kit will contain the following:

  • A gift card to discount store

  • Sketching supplies

  • Glitter and other fabulous things!

To participate along with the lecturer, a list of supplies will be sent to you in advance of the course.

Turning Looks Without Burning the Bank

  • Lucinda Miu

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