[Sewing] Sewing Digest, Vol 16, Issue 7

Mary Smith maryapoem at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 10:35:01 PDT 2011


Thank you! I will look forward to getting there on a Wednesday, that sounds
like the best bet!

See you soon!
Mary

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 1:43 PM, <sewing-request at lists.noisebridge.net>wrote:

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> Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 00:08:55 -0800
> From: rachel lyra hospodar <rachelyra at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Sewing] Sewing Digest, Vol 16, Issue 4
> To: Doctor Popular <yoyogenius at gmail.com>
> Cc: sewing at lists.noisebridge.net, Mary Smith <maryapoem at gmail.com>
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> Hiya mary! One of the things I am excited about is making the sewing area
> into a more cohesive space and hopefully a more cohesive/accessible group
> of
> people as well. I've talked to a lot of people who are intimidated by the
> industrial machines. If you want some help getting going on them someone
> can
> usually show you on a Wednesday at SCoW, or if you see me around grab me
> and
> I will give you a quickie lesson! Other Rachel and/or Crutcher would be
> happy to show you, too. <3 the intimidatingly fast industrial with
> automatic
> backstitch, it <3s you.
>
> R.
> mediumreality.com
> On Mar 11, 2011 9:53 PM, "Doctor Popular" <yoyogenius at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Mary,
> > If you can't make it tomorrow, then maybe you could swing by on a
> Wednesday
> > night for SCOW (sewing and crafting on wednesdays). I believe those
> happen
> > every week.
> >
> > As far as using the machines, there are no tests or anything. All you
> have
> > to do is pop. If someone else is working in the sewing area, it would be
> > nice to say hi, but you don't need to check in with anyone or anything
> like
> > that. However if you do get some use out of the machines, it would be
> nice
> > for you to consider donating money for Noisebridge. That is of course
> > optional, but it helps.
> >
> > On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 7:13 PM, Mary Smith <maryapoem at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Noisebridge Sewing List,
> >>
> >> I have been enviously following the conversation thread, unfortunately I
> >> work on Saturdays, otherwise tomorrow seems like such a good day to hop
> in-
> >> just moved here but haven't had a chance to come by the space yet.
> However,
> >> I wanted to suggest for the sign:
> >>
> >> "What do I do when"
> >>
> >> -I come to Noisebridge to sew for the first time? Should I talk to
> >> someone/take a sewing test?
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >> Have fun tomorrow,
> >> Mary
> >>
> >> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM, <sewing-request at lists.noisebridge.net
> >wrote:
> >>
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> >>> Today's Topics:
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> >>> 1. Re: [SCoW] SCoW tomorrow (Tracy Jacobs)
> >>> 2. Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] donate your old fancy fabric and
> >>> fancy clothes (jim)
> >>> 3. Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Hackathon! Second Saturday at
> >>> Noisebridge - build space & community (jim)
> >>> 4. Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Hackathon! Second Saturday at
> >>> Noisebridge - build space & community (rachel lyra hospodar)
> >>> 5. Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Hackathon! Second Saturday at
> >>> Noisebridge - build space & community (Rachel McConnell)
> >>> 6. Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Hackathon! Second Saturday at
> >>> Noisebridge - build space & community (Rachel Hospodar)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>
> >>> Message: 1
> >>> Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 08:49:44 -0800
> >>> From: Tracy Jacobs <kinetical at comcast.net>
> >>> Subject: Re: [Sewing] [SCoW] SCoW tomorrow
> >>> To: rachel at xtreme.com
> >>> Cc: SCoW <scow at googlegroups.com>, "sewing at lists.noisebridge.net"
> >>> <sewing at lists.noisebridge.net>
> >>> Message-ID: <EDEEC6E6-DDA9-4561-BCF9-01F14928BDD9 at comcast.net>
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> >>> LOngs at 51st and Broadway in Oakland is closing and they have some
> >>> nice ribbon all at 50% off. I thought you corset makers might be
> >>> interested.
> >>>
> >>> Tracy
> >>> On Mar 9, 2011, at 12:17 AM, Rachel McConnell wrote:
> >>>
> >>> > I'm gonna knit! Or maybe work on one of my coats. I have two coats
> >>> > in
> >>> > progress... I really ought to finish ONE before spring!
> >>> >
> >>> > Come work on your thing with me tomorrow.
> >>> >
> >>> > Rachel
> >>> > ----
> >>> > 7 PM Wednesdays
> >>> > Noisebridge
> >>> > 2169 Mission, 3rd floor
> >>> > at 18th st
> >>> > Ring buzzer to right of gate
> >>> >
> >>> > Call me if you have any trouble, <415-810-1022>415-810-1022
> >>> >
> >>> > --
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> >>> > .
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ------------------------------
> >>>
> >>> Message: 2
> >>> Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:48:06 -0800
> >>> From: jim <jim at well.com>
> >>> Subject: Re: [Sewing] [Noisebridge-discuss] donate your old fancy
> >>> fabric and fancy clothes
> >>> To: rachel lyra hospodar <rachel at mediumreality.com>
> >>> Cc: "Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net" <Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net>,
> >>> noisebridge-discuss <Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> >>> Message-ID: <1299718086.1739.12.camel at jim-laptop>
> >>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> 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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> >>> > Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> >>> > https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ------------------------------
> >>>
> >>> Message: 3
> >>> Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 19:41:14 -0800
> >>> From: jim <jim at well.com>
> >>> Subject: Re: [Sewing] [Noisebridge-discuss] Hackathon! Second Saturday
> >>> at Noisebridge - build space & community
> >>> To: rachel lyra hospodar <rachel at mediumreality.com>
> >>> Cc: "Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net" <Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net>,
> >>> noisebridge-discuss <Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> >>> Message-ID: <1299728474.1739.53.camel at jim-laptop>
> >>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> As to laser ventilation, I think I have a solution:
> >>> a sliding sheet (of plywood or some such) that moves
> >>> over the doorway, a gizmo over the interior "window"
> >>> that lets air flow from the space into the room but not
> >>> the in other direction, and open the exterior window.
> >>> by itself that scheme might do the trick, given the
> >>> low-pressure outside of the east side of the building.
> >>>
> >>> As to improving lighting in the sewing area, I may
> >>> be around for a little bit before noon and will surely
> >>> be around after around 3:30 or so. Grab me and make me
> >>> do things.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, 2011-03-09 at 19:09 -0800, rachel lyra hospodar wrote:
> >>> > What a delightful ecology of projects. Ted and I were just discussing
> >>> > the laser ventilation issue and a lighting/wiring project to make
> >>> > lighting better in the sewing area. I also want to make some signage
> >>> > etc for the sewing area and possibly other parts of the space.
> >>> >
> >>> > I'm planning to show up saturday and work on SOMEthing. shrug.
> >>> >
> >>> > R.
> >>> >
> >>> > On 3/9/2011 6:01 PM, jim wrote:
> >>> > >
> >>> > > Here are a few links that suggest possible things
> >>> > > to work on.
> >>> > >
> >>> > > https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/NoiseBridgeRehab
> >>> > >
> >>> > > https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/ThingsWeWant
> >>> > >
> >>> > > https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/ShitWhatNeedsDone
> >>> > >
> >>> > >
> >>> > > Goddy, I wish there was a directory tree of the
> >>> > > noisebridge wiki.
> >>> > >
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ------------------------------
> >>>
> >>> Message: 4
> >>> Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 13:58:45 -0800
> >>> From: rachel lyra hospodar <rachelyra at gmail.com>
> >>> Subject: Re: [Sewing] [Noisebridge-discuss] Hackathon! Second Saturday
> >>> at Noisebridge - build space & community
> >>> To: jim <jim at well.com>
> >>> Cc: "Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net" <Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net>,
> >>> noisebridge-discuss <Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>,
> >>> rachel lyra hospodar <rachel at mediumreality.com>
> >>> Message-ID:
> >>> <AANLkTikJ6KzOy8j=R4AgRbvX4fo3-mwwhKRhRT8JubSp at mail.gmail.com>
> >>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> >>>
> >>> Ok, so my plan for saturday:
> >>>
> >>> Come by at 11, get advice & guidance from Jim on proposed sewing area
> >>> 'lectrical improvements. Spend the next few hours (with Ted!) hacking
> >>> away
> >>> at the sewing area lighting, electrical, & signage. When jim gets back
> at
> >>> 4ish we will see where we are at with this and where to go next.
> >>>
> >>> If I have extra steam it will be aimed at improving laser ventilation.
> >>>
> >>> I hope everyone comes to join me & work on these & other projects!
> >>>
> >>> mediumreality.com
> >>> On Mar 9, 2011 7:41 PM, "jim" <jim at well.com> wrote:
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> >>> Message: 5
> >>> Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 14:23:53 -0800
> >>> From: Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>
> >>> Subject: Re: [Sewing] [Noisebridge-discuss] Hackathon! Second Saturday
> >>> at Noisebridge - build space & community
> >>> To: rachel lyra hospodar <rachelyra at gmail.com>
> >>> Cc: "Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net" <Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net>,
> >>> jim
> >>> <jim at well.com>, noisebridge-discuss
> >>> <Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>, rachel lyra
> >>> hospodar
> >>> <rachel at mediumreality.com>
> >>> Message-ID: <4D794F79.50003 at xtreme.com>
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> >>>
> >>> I'll come for as much of this time as I can although I have an
> >>> appointment at three. I'd like to make a sign for the sewing area like
> >>> this:
> >>>
> >>> WHAT DO I DO WHEN:
> >>> (Suggestions for the overwhelmed)
> >>>
> >>> - done for the day
> >>> - break a needle
> >>> - various other common things happen
> >>>
> >>> And fill it out with references and people to talk to, etc. I'll
> >>> probably implement it by writing this all up in a lot more detail on
> the
> >>> wiki (some of this info is there already) and then shrinking it down to
> >>> bullet points for a sign, and slap an nburl on it.
> >>>
> >>> Rachel M
> >>>
> >>> rachel lyra hospodar wrote:
> >>> > Ok, so my plan for saturday:
> >>> >
> >>> > Come by at 11, get advice & guidance from Jim on proposed sewing area
> >>> > 'lectrical improvements. Spend the next few hours (with Ted!) hacking
> >>> > away at the sewing area lighting, electrical, & signage. When jim
> gets
> >>> > back at 4ish we will see where we are at with this and where to go
> next.
> >>> >
> >>> > If I have extra steam it will be aimed at improving laser
> ventilation.
> >>> >
> >>> > I hope everyone comes to join me & work on these & other projects!
> >>> >
> >>> > mediumreality.com <http://mediumreality.com>
> >>> >
> >>> > On Mar 9, 2011 7:41 PM, "jim" <jim at well.com <mailto:jim at well.com>>
> >>> wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> >
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> >>> ------------------------------
> >>>
> >>> Message: 6
> >>> Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:14:55 -0800
> >>> From: Rachel Hospodar <rachel at mediumreality.com>
> >>> Subject: Re: [Sewing] [Noisebridge-discuss] Hackathon! Second Saturday
> >>> at Noisebridge - build space & community
> >>> To: Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>
> >>> Cc: "Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net" <Sewing at lists.noisebridge.net>,
> >>> jim
> >>> <jim at well.com>, noisebridge-discuss
> >>> <Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> >>> Message-ID:
> >>> <AANLkTimOfYrkHaZ2_M3NK9nPZjgP98Hd1yQOLO-d=Rvy at mail.gmail.com>
> >>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> >>>
> >>> I'll try to bring some good sign-making supplies. If anyone else has
> been
> >>> hankering for exposition in their little corner of the universe, this
> >>> might
> >>> be a good time to get in on some communal sign-making action. Optional
> >>> help
> >>> available for making your lettering even, or brainstorming ways to
> >>> incorporate computer printed out info too.
> >>>
> >>> Laser kids, want to make signs about what can & can't be lased?
> >>>
> >>> Soldering how-tos? FAQs for various areas? Charts helping people to
> store
> >>> objects in the right place, or find them more easily? Better signage to
> >>> help
> >>> people find things, like bathrooms?
> >>>
> >>> This is a great, easy, fun way to work towards applying some visual
> unity
> >>> and flow to the space, and to help delineate what happens where.
> Markers
> >>> are a gateway drug, and some latex wall paints will be available for
> those
> >>> who get hooked. More paintbrushes are always needed!
> >>>
> >>> <3
> >>> R.2.0
> >>>
> >>> mediumreality.com
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> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Mary Smith
> >> aka: Kid Ace, Freelance Roller Derby
> >> 510-435-1790
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