[Sewing] Adjustable dress form/fundraiser?

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Fri Nov 5 11:20:59 PDT 2010


I'm definitely in for this.  Can't put in a lot of time doing planning
or organization but I'll teach whatever :)

Also, I have a dress form that I will donate.  It's not a very good one
but it's Something.

R

meredith scheff wrote:
> 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
> <mailto:crutcher at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Thread party!
> 
>     On Nov 4, 2010 1:48 PM, "meredith scheff" <satiredun at gmail.com
>     <mailto: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
>     >
>     >
>     >
>     > --
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>     > "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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