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January Sewing Rebellion

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11th, 2009 – The premiere meeting of the Central Iowa Sewing Rebellion in Ames – Bring yourself, a friend, fabric scraps, things to mend, food to share.

We will be learning mending techniques, buttons sewing techniques, and making our own fabric covered buttons from washers and scrap fabric. Bring your coat with the hole in the pocket, that shirt with the missing button, those pants with the hole in the knee. Brunchluck (breakfast/lunch potluck) to start at noon, demos at 1ish, and sewing free for all until 4. Drop in when you can, leave when you need to. Nothing to mend? Bring a project to work on or a question to ask. All are welcome!


Check the “Upcoming” page when you want to learn what the next meeting will be focusing on and when it will be taking place.



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Welcome to the Central Iowa Sewing Rebellion!

The Sewing Rebellion is a FREE workshop!

I WANT YOU, to emancipate yourself from the global garment industry by learning the skills to alter, mend and make your own garments!

Encouraging the REUSE,RENOVATION and RECYCLING of existing garments and textiles in the creation of unique items tailored to YOUR taste and body shape.

BRING: garments to mend and alter; sewing problems to solve; or fabric to use, swap, or donate – free patterns on site to utilize and construct
WHEN: Every 2nd Sunday of each month (unless otherwise noted)
TIME: Noon to 4pm
WHERE: The Ames Progressive Рlocated at 118 Hayward Avenue, Suite #3 in Ames, in the same building as The Ark Pet Shop, Domino’s Pizza, Nite Owl Printing and Scallion Korean Restaurant (just go around back, or take the side entrance and follow the hallway).

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