Come together, to measure, fit and draft!
Continuing on the topic of getting to know your body, this month’s Sewing Rebellion will focus on how to draft a front and back sloper. A sloper is a pattern of your body, which is then used to create original patterns tailor made for you!
Become a chapter of one, and use the blog to see instructions, or check out the following chapters for meeting information.
Third Sunday of the Month, 12 – 4 PM,
6932 North Glenwood Ave, Chicago IL
Los Angeles Chapter –
Sunday February 28, 3-7 PM, meets at Danielle. Please email for address, and directions
Lancaster PA Chapter – http://lancastersewingrebellion.blogspot.com/
Santa Rosa Chapter Second Thursday 6-8 pm, Village Sewing, 210 Goddingtown Center, Santa Rosa, CA.
This month the Santa Rosa chapter will make tablecloth circle skirts.
The Sewing Rebellion furthers the emancipation 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.
Bring garments to swap, 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.