[Sewing] Adjustable dress form/fundraiser?

meredith scheff satiredun at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 11:15:51 PDT 2010


Maybe a workshop day, where we can teach a few 2 hour courses all at once?
people could donate and have the feeling of getting something in return.
maybe basic sewing machine use (with emphasis on WHY it works), basic
sewing, etc.
Whatchy'all think?

On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 7:14 PM, Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher at gmail.com>wrote:

> Thread party!
> On Nov 4, 2010 1:48 PM, "meredith scheff" <satiredun at gmail.com> wrote:
> > We really need one, and there are a few other things I think could really
> > improve the sewing area:
> > wall mounted fold down ironing board
> > durable sewing machine that does things like buttonholes and zig-zag-
> maybe
> > two of these
> > magnet bowls for pins and things, more general items like scissors and
> > needles somehow linked to sewing area
> > dedicated large trash can for scraps
> > close-able drapes on the windows closest to the sewing space
> > better lights
> >
> > ..Im sure there's more ideas I could think up, and so could you!
> >
> >
> > I propose a fundraiser. I think we could make the sewing area, one of the
> > most used actual work spaces at NB, seriously fixed up for 500-1k$,
> > depending on how much we get on CL versus new. I offer, in my extra time
> as
> > being unemployed, to handle the actual getting of and implementation of
> > these things once the funds are raised.
> >
> > What kind of fundraiser could we do for the sewing area? maybe a winter
> > craft sale- a percentage from each seller to the space? bake sale? Party?
> >
> > -Meredith
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > doing stuff and making things
> > ---
> > "The function of all art ... is an extension of the function of the
> visual
> > brain, to acquire knowledge; ...artists are, in a sense, neurologists who
> > study the capacities of the visual brain with techniques that are unique
> to
> > them. ." -Semir Zeki
>



-- 
doing stuff and making things
---
"The function of all art ... is an extension of the function of the visual
brain, to acquire knowledge; ...artists are, in a sense, neurologists who
study the capacities of the visual brain with techniques that are unique to
them. ." -Semir Zeki
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