May Training

Faux Frau Friday May 20, 2016, 6:30-9:30 pm.
in person or via skype

In preparation of June Sewing Rebellion activities, Faux Frau’s will be trained in the art of Hand and Machine applique techniques for non partisan, anti fast fashion banner production.

Faux Frau’s are also invited to bring their finished knock off garments.

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April Training

In preparation for International Workers Day Celebration on May 1, Frau Fiber will instruct FF in the art of hand message for the recovery of working hands.  Frau Fiber will also provide instruction for making factory head scarves.

Faux Frau Friday, April 22, 6:30-9:30 pm. This training is hosted via skype and in person@ ILGWU 322 Elm Ave, Long Beach CA

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March Trainings

Welcome Faux Frau Judith! (portrait forth coming)

Due to the extensive actions of the Faux Frau’s this month, training is suspended.

Training will resume Friday April 22, 6:30-9:30 pm @ ILGWU 322 Elm Ave, Long Beach CA.

Faux Frau’s please complete your sashes and aprons, for portraits which will be taken in April and May.

Ask Frau Fiber

This question came from Lucy Kruesel, a Faux Frau in Washington.

Is there somewhere youd direct me for resources, documentation etc as far as the current Garment industry? Id love to be informed by numbers and stats when i am sharing info w folks. Documentaries, sites, books?

My response:
http://www.madeinla.com/about – Los Angeles
http://garmentworkercenter.org – Los Angeles
http://labourbehindthelabel.org – International
http://www.globallabourrights.org/campaigns/bangladeshi-garment-workers – International
http://www.ethicalfashionforum.com/the-issues/wages-workers-rights

Books
Triangle: the fire that changed america, by David von Drehle

More to come on this question

 

November Faux Frau Trainings

Western Region:

Long Beach CA, Friday Nov. 20, 6:30-9:30 pm
Hosted by ILGWU, 322 Elm Ave, Long Beach CA
TOPIC:  Measuring and altering patterns

Los Angeles CA, Saturday Nov. 21, 4-7 pm
Hosted by Thank You For Coming, 3416 Glendale Blvd, Atwater Village
TOPIC: The basics:  Seams, Darts, Tucks, Gathers

Eastern Region:

Asheville NC, Saturday Nov. 21, 10 am to 1 pm
Hosted by The Center for Craft Creativity and Design, 67 Broadway, Asheville NC
TOPIC:  Aprons

You are welcome to join via google hangout, Skype and in person.

 

 

 

October Faux Frau Trainings

Hello Faux Frau’s,
A friendly reminder from the field, by

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Asheville Faux Frau Jessica Green.

 

October Trainings:
West Coast
Friday Oct 16, 6:30-9:30 pm PST.
Topics: HM knock off dress, covered bricks, and sewing machine covers with pockets.

East Coast
Saturday Oct. 17, 10 am – 1 pm EST.
Topics:  HM knock off dress and Smock Apron uniforms

For future meetings, please ask Frau Fiber your sewing questions, and what sewing techniques you would like to know.

Danke
FF

Welcome

Faux Frau’s welcome to Faux Frau Training blog.  This blog is a support for Frau Fibers monthly trainings and will be home of the instructional videos.  Frau often uses instructional information in support her activities and she has reviewed all the sites, and approves of the information provided.