While Frau is away, the Faux Frau’s will play

2015/06/29

Faux Frau Penny hosted a Sewing Rebellion on June 21, mending and making production was in full swing!

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Bow tie and cravat production

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Hand Crank production

Sewing Rebellion

2015/05/17

Will resume on Sunday June 7, 5-9 pm.  ILGWU 322 Elm Ave.

Sewing Representing in the Long Beach Pride Parade

2015/05/17

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Sewing Rebellion at Thank You For Coming

2015/05/17

Mending aprons with old napkins and more at Thank You For Coming

 

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Kleidungsstück des Volkes – Kaftan construction

2015/04/15

The Kaftan a Garment for the people
Sunday April 19, 5-9 pm.  322 Elm Ave. Long Beach CA

 

The Kaftan or Caftan is a variation of a robe or tunic, which has been worn by many cultures for thousands of years.  This basic triangle shape is usually worn over cloths and reaches to the ankle.

 

Bring 4-6 yards of fabric, to make your own Kaftan.

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Sewing Rebellion At Green Prize

2015/04/15

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Sewing Rebellion @ Food For Pets

2015/04/14

Faux Frau Gladys is a volunteer for Food For Pets  and organized this mending events.  Frau and Gladys’ mended a pair of jeans, a cat carrier, car shade, two pairs of paints and sewed a button on.

 

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Sewing Rebellion is taking a break

2015/03/31

No meeting this Sunday, April 5.  See you all on Sunday April 19, 5-9 pm.  Frau will be presenting: Kleidungsstück des Volkes – Caftan construction for everyday lounging.

 

Arm Yourself

2015/02/26

from Frau Fiber’s Los Angeles resource guide:

Forever 21 – THE COMPETITION!
2001 S Alameda Street, LA CA 90058

Carmel – Wool, Silk, Linen
432 East 9th Street #1, LA CA 90015

Ashanti – Mud Cloth and African Prints
224 E 9th Street LA CA 90015

Fabric Planet – Everything and Trims
220 E 8th Street, LA CA 90013

Berger Beads – Beads and Trims
Former Location 413 E 8th Street, LA CA 90014

Now on-line only

ACE – Machines and Notions
214 E. 8th Street, LA CA 90014

Bega – Machine repair
106 E. 8th Street LA CA 90014

B Black and sons – Tailoring, wool and shirting
548 S Los Angeles Street, LA CA 90013

American Apparel – THE COMPETITION!
747 Warehouse Street, Los Angeles

 

 

Modern Machen: Mitered Corners

2015/02/24

The March Sewing Rebellion will focus on mitered corner finishes for napkins, table cloths and blankets.  Bring your fabrics to make your own set of napkins.

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We will also be making reusable lunch bags.  Bring your denim jeans, cotton plain weave shirts to use  to as the fabrics for these great lunch bags.

 

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The Sewing Rebellion will be meeting March 1 and 15, 5-9 pm.


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