[Sewing] Adjustable dress form/fundraiser?
rachel at xtreme.com
Fri Nov 5 18:20:59 UTC 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.
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
> > 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
> > craft sale- a percentage from each seller to the space? bake sale?
> > -Meredith
> > --
> > doing stuff and making things
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> 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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