New Orleans Rebellion at the Colton School

Friday night of French Qrter Fest, sewers gather to rebel against the fashion machine!

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on the way to the Sewing Rebellion in Studio 201, Frau Fiber tells the Secretary of State to “stop shopping start sewing!”

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Colton School lobby – notice the sewing machine in the mural.

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SR hosted by KK-NOLA Creative Cycle and Doves & Hawks Designs – Studio  201, Colton School – http://www.cano-la.org/

Michael’s Mending Project.  Michael the electrician came in with a duffel bag of mending.  Frau Fiber show’s him how to thread the sewing 

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Michael chooses to mend a work t-shirt with a large hole in it. Frau Fiber demonstrates machine mending. 

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Michael takes to the machine mending 

 

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Completed mends on work t-shirt.  

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Michael mends, sewn with hot pink thread. 

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Danny mends biking pants and his partners red sweater, and earns a Sewing Rebellion and a mend patch.

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Michael covers up a corporate logo, with a Sewing Rebellion Patch.

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Garyt’s Grey Vest Knock-off.

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Garyt traces the Grey Vest to make a pattern.

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Jesus tapestry is the cloth for the vest. img_3663

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The front vest cut out….we will have to wait for Garyt to finish the vest to see the completed product.

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East German Shopping Bag – made from Purina Dog Chow bags.

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CJ and Lisa took up with project.

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Completed East German Shopping Bags – lined with dog chow bags, to spills contained.

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That concludes this shift of Sewing Rebellion production in New Orleans. 

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2 Responses to “New Orleans Rebellion at the Colton School”

  1. Faye Lewis Says:

    Thank you for your comment on my new blouse. I’m working on it now. Look in later in the week when I hope it will be finished.

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