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