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
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.
This month Frau Fiber will demonstrate small scale quilt making with functional adaptations. We will exploring piece together quilt tops, hand stitching vs. machine stitching, and the community aspects of quilt making.
The Sewing Rebellion meets Sunday Feb 1 and Feb 15, 5-9 pm.
322 Elm Ave, Long Beach CA
January 4 / 18 5-9 pm,
Frau Fiber demo construction of duvet and pillow covers, in the modern east german style.
To make your own, bring the following materials: for a full size Duvet and two pillow covers, 8-10 yards of fabric 60” – 45” wide/ or 3 full size flat sheets.
Modern Machen Production:
The Faux Frau’s asked Frau Fiber how to pattern a circle skirt. Faux Frau Lauren did a great job of demoing last night and here is an on line instruction on How to Sew a Circle Skirt
Dear Sewing Rebellion participants,
The Long Beach Sewing Rebellion will cease production during the relocation of the ILGWU. Production will begin again on Sunday Nov. 9, 2014 during it’s new time of 5-9 pm.
Danke Frau Fiber and the Faux Fraus