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Students from the Fashion Department of Limerick College of Further Education (LCFE) have the upcoming festive season all sewn up through their participation in an innovative upcycling project.<br />
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Showing off some of their designs are from left: Daryl McMahon, Corbally, Patricia O'Shaughnessy, Caherdavin and Mini McDonagh.<br />
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The students are partnering with the Southern Region Waste Management Office (SRWMO) to transform jumpers owned by members of the public into Christmas jumpers in an effort to re-use some of the estimated 1 million tonnes of textiles thrown away annually from domestic sources.<br />
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Members of the public are invited to bring their jumpers along to a workshop at 20 O’Connell Street, formerly Fergusons Chemist between 11am and 3pm on Saturday December 14th.<br />
  Pic Sean Curtin.