[Sewing] [Noisebridge-discuss] donate your old fancy fabric and fancy clothes

jim jim at well.com
Wed Mar 9 16:48:06 PST 2011


    I could use the little too-small, raggedy pieces. Are 
they still around somewhere? 


On Wed, 2011-03-09 at 16:41 -0800, rachel lyra hospodar wrote:
> hey y'all,
> 
> i have been giving lots of sewing lessons lately and have been giving
> some thought to sprucing up the sewing area in various ways.
> 
> There are two big white rolling hampers full of donated fabric and
> hacked-up garments that are fair game for anyone to use... like a fabric
> hack shelf.  These bins have gotten kind of depleted and a little bit
> too scraptastic... so i went through and thinned out pieces that were
> too small or raggedy to conceivably make anything out of.  Now we need
> more!
> 
> Er, careful there tiger.  We don't want too much, too boring, too
> mundane, too small.  BUT if you have enough of something cool to make a
> project out of, bring it in and chuck it in those bins!  If they are
> full, pull out something lame and throw it away to make room, or make
> something out of it.
> 
> There is also a rack in the sewing corner with donation garments on it.
>  If you have a SUPER AWESOME garment that you bought for a wedding ten
> years ago and haven't worn since, consider donating it here.  Be way
> careful here, though, tiger - there are staggering quantities of surplus
> garments in the world, and Noisebridge could be buried, suffocate, and
> die under them.  Only bring in stuff that someone will really want,
> and/or be able to make something out of.  I'd be happy to opine on
> something you are thinking of donating if you need an extra opinion on
> if it's good or not.
> 
> <3
> 
> R.2.0
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