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Sewing Rebellion Pop-Ups

Sewing Rebellion

Sewing Rebellion Pop-Ups
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SEWING REBELLION POP-UPS

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Sewing Rebellion is organized by the Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers & Uniforms (ILGWU), the governing entity and experimental factory that houses the ongoing and archived projects of Frau Fiber, former textile worker, activist and symbol of the lost generation of East German workers. Questions and other communication should NOT be directed to the Eventbrite organizer contact links; please use these links above or visit our Facebook page for contact info.

 ILGWU, SEWING REBELLION AND FRAU FIBER’S ACTIONS are supported by:
United States ArtistsArts Council for Long Beachand Cal State LA Department of Art, College of Arts and Letters and the Center for service, engagement and the public good. 

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#fraufiber #ilgwu #fauxfrau #textileactivism #ecofashion #sustainability #upcycling #repurposing #diy #crafts #crafters #sewing #handmade #homemade #tailormade #slowfashion #stopshoppingstartsewing #free #longbeach #lbpl

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SoCal, CA

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Sewing Rebellion

The Sewing Rebellion – An economic tactic for change in 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 is currently headquartered at the Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers and Uniforms (ILGWU), 322 Elm Ave, Long Beach, CA.  Hosted by Frau Fiber and her army of Faux Frau’s the Sewing Rebellion hosts monthly workshops at the ILGWU, The LGBGQ Center in Long Beach, Long Beach Main Library, Boulder Public Library, and pop up actions take place around the country as requested.

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 Frau’s the Sewing Rebellion distributes 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.

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