October 2011 Memo to the People: Be a Rebellion of One!
You don’t have to be a member of a Sewing Rebellion Chapter to rebel against mass production of cheep apparel! In the quiet of your home, use your skills you might already have. Pull the dusty sewing machine out of the back of the hall closet; make room for it on your table or desk. Now sew your Halloween costume this year! The problems, and mistakes won’t matter; it’s Halloween, your costume is supposed to be scary!
3rd Sunday of the month, 4-6:30 PM, Sapcecraft 355 Bedford Ave., between 4th and 5th streets.
Los Angeles Chapter
Sunday October 9, 1-5 pm. 734 San Julian St, Los Angeles, CA 90014.
Use 7th, 8th or 9th street, avoid 6th street.
Sunday October 16, 4-6:30 pm, Hands on 3rd, 8377 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles CA, 323.655.0515
Santa Rosa Chapter
http://sewingrebellionsantarosa.wordpress.com/ or email Bess firstname.lastname@example.org
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.