Brooklyn – TBA
Sunday September 20, 12 – 4 PM, Mess Hall,
6932 North Glenwood Ave, Chicago IL
Lancaster PA Chapter –
TBA, Location to be determined http://lancastersewingrebellion.blogspot.com/
Los Angeles Chapter – Frau Fiber will host
Sunday September 20, 3-7 PM, Hands-on 3rd,
8377 W. Third St., LA CA, 90048, 323.655.0515
Check out the national blog for updates – https://sewingrebellion.wordpress.com
Participants of the Sewing Rebellion are invited to emancipate themselves from the global garment industry by learning how to alter, mend and make their own garments and accessories! Instigated by Frau Fiber, textile worker and activist. Frau Fiber and / or regional chapter organizers distribute their knowledge of the garment industry, pattern making and sewing, encouraging the reuse, renovation and recycling of existing garments and textiles in the creation of unique items tailored to individual tastes and body shapes.
Participants are asked to bring garments to mend, alter and remake and sewing problems, which need solutions, materials to share and if you have it a sewing machine.
Instructions on hand:
sew a button
make a mend
thread a needle
turn and roll hem
Penny Pinching Coin Purse
East German Shopping Bag
tablecloth circle skirt
Join the Sewing Rebellion, an economic tactic for change of the apparel industry.
The Sewing Rebellion is a free workshop, which began @ Mess Hall, in Chicago Fall of 2006. It was hosted at Mess Hall for one year, before becoming itinerant in May 2007. The Sewing Rebellion has been held @ Fancy Tiger, Denver CO, Recycle for the Arts, New Orleans, LA, The Smockshop, LA CA and the John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan WI.