News & Events

Sat May 28 – Make a Vote Banner

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MAY 28, 2016, 11AM-3PM
 
This month Sewing Rebellion goes civic with a free nonpartisan sewing party to outfit our homes and businesses for the election season. We’d like to invite everyone to rethink and remake political signage – transform it from the traditional aesthetic of disposable card stock signs into long-lasting, beautiful, handcrafted objects that we’ll reuse year after year to show our commitment to civic participation.
 
No skills needed!
This workshop is FREE and open to all – and includes materials, equipment use, and food & beverage.
 
Please note, this workshop takes place during our regular brunch hours and replaces the Sewing Rebellion that we host on the 4th Wednesdays of every month. We will provide complimentary food & beverage to all participants. Our regular brunch menu will be available again on Sunday, May 29.

 
Sewing Rebellion is a free workshop, which began in Chicago Fall of 2006 and now has a home base in Long Beach CA, at the Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers & Uniforms (ILGWU). Workshops are held monthly at ILGWU and at Thank You For Coming, home of the LA Chapter.
 
Hosted by Frau Fiber and an army of Faux Fraus, the Sewing Rebellion distributes knowledge of the garment industry, pattern making and sewing, and encourages the reuse, renovation and recycling of existing garments and textiles in the creation of unique items.
 
VISIT PARTYATTHEPOLLS.WEEBLY.COM for VOTER INFORMATION, PHOTOS, and information for an additional VOTE BANNER MAKING EVENT at the Cal State Los Angeles Fashion and Textile Dept. on June 2 from 3-7 pm.
 
#PARTYATTHEPOLLS EVENTS MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH GRANT FUNDING FROM THE GOLDHIRSH FOUNDATION’S LA2050 INITIATIVE

Wednesday, June 1st – Matt Babb Returns as Vincent Price for a 3-course meal and performance

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MATT BABB AS VINCENT PRICE
105th Birthday Dinner Celebration

Wednesday, Jun 1 – Doors open 6:30pm, Dinner at 7pm
$30


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In honor of horror legend Vincent Price’s 105th birthday, Vincent Price aficionado Matt Babb returns to Thank You For Coming as Vincent Price to cook a meal from one of Vincent Price’s cookbooks.

Vincent Price was a stage actor with a passion for life, art, and food.

Seating is limited-so get your tickets ASAP!

Wednesday, April 27 – Sewing Rebellion

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Wednesday, April 27
and every Fourth Wednesday
6:30 – 9:30 pm — BYO Sewing Machine if you have one!
 
For this Rebellion: the Faux Fraus want you to Finish Ur Unfinished Projects! Bring your unfinished projects, and we’ll work on them until they are wearable/usable.
 
Thank You For Coming collective Faux Fraus are proud to host the LA chapter of the Sewing Rebellion. We pledge to train to be leaders of the Sewing Rebellion, and to emancipate our neighbors from the chains of disposable fashion. Frau Fiber will be there to lead us!
 

If you have a Sewing Machine Bring it!
If you have fabric, notions, thread, Bring it!
If you don’t, bring yourself and we will provide it! ($5 donation for fabric)
Feel free to bring a snack to share!

 
Please note, this event is free, first come, first serve and limited to 10 participants.

 
The Sewing Rebellion is a free workshop, which began in Chicago Fall of 2006 and now has a home base in Long Beach CA, at the Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers & Uniforms. 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! Hosted by Frau Fiber and an army of Faux Fraus, the Sewing Rebellion distributes knowledge of the garment industry, pattern making and sewing, and encourages the reuse, renovation and recycling of existing garments and textiles in the creation of unique items tailored to individual tastes and body shapes.
 
More info on Sewing Rebellion here.