Archive for February, 2011

Las Vegas Chapter Launch


The Las Vegas Chapter of the Sewing Rebellion was launched during first friday event.  Frau Fiber and Marybel and Joy, LV Chapter Organizers facilitated the use of the Collaborative Bicycle Powered Sewing Machine, and promoted the SR mission of “stop shopping and start sewing!”


146+ needs your support


146+ is a craft action to commemorate the 146 victims of the 1911 Triangle Waist Factory fire in New York City and to connect that history to thecontemporary crisis in the global garment industry. Participate by crafting a numbered armband and standing with Workers United as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the tragedy that catalyzed an international labor movement.

CANCELED Collaborative Pedal Powered Sewing Factory on the road


Do to CAL STORM this event has been canceled and rescheduled for MARC H 19.

The Little Knittery hosts the Collaborative Pedal Powered Sewing Factory

This Saturday, noon to dusk, 3195 Glendale Blvd.  LA CA 90039, 323.663.3838

Frau Fiber will be facilitating the production of t-shirt shopping bags.  Bring your t-shirts to be transformed.

New Chapter


Frau Fiber launches a new SR chapter in Las Vegas

This Friday, Feb. 4, 2011

@ Arts Factory during First Friday

6-10 pm!/event.php?eid=198324400181619

Frau Fiber will be there with the Bicycled Powered Sewing Factory, encouraging the reuse of old T-shirts by making t-shirt shopping bags.


February Production: Tools of the Trade


Save time, avoid the using pins; weight your patterns for cutting with a brick cutting weight!   They can also double as a decorative doorstop.

Chapter Meetings.
Brooklyn Chapter
3rd Sunday of the month, 4-6:30 PM, Sapcecraft 355 Bedford Ave., between 4th and 5th streets.

Chicago Chapter
Chicago Chapter the cradle of the sewing rebellion is suspended until new Chapter organizer and location is found.  If you are interested please contact Frau Fiber, at

Los Vegas
Inaugural Event Art Walk, Friday February 4.  Frau Fiber will be present with the Bicycled Powered Sewing Machine,

Los Angeles Chapter
Sunday February 20, 4-6:30 pm, Hands on 3rd, 8377 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles CA, 323.655.0515

Santa Rosa Chapter
Santa Rosa Chapter is in transition to a new venue.  Check the blog for updates. or email Bess


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