The Sewing Rebellion Invites you to
The Rational Dress Society: Make your own JUMPSUIT Workshop
Hosted by ILGWU
322 Elm Ave, Long Beach CA
Sunday, October 4, 5-9 PM
What if you never had to pick out an outfit again?
The Rational Dress Society is pleased to announce our first ever Make-your-own-JUMPSUIT workshop in Long Beach, California! Participants will learn to construct their very own ungendered monogarment using the pattern designed by Rational Dress Society co-founder Abigail Glaum-Lathbury. At the end of the workshop we will throw away all our clothes. Join us, and free yourself from the tyranny of choice!
Participants should bring 3 yards of non stretch fabric.
Space is limited, to sign up for the workshop, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Faux Frau Penny hosted a Sewing Rebellion on June 21, mending and making production was in full swing!
Bow tie and cravat production
Hand Crank production
Will resume on Sunday June 7, 5-9 pm. ILGWU 322 Elm Ave.
Mending aprons with old napkins and more at Thank You For Coming
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.
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.
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.
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