DONATE UNWANTED CLOTHING, SIT AND SEW, COME AND SHOP FOR FAIR AND SUSTAINABLE GARMENT PRODUCTION IN HAITI!
MADE FOR HAITI @ Hands on 3rd 8377 W. 3rd Street, LA 323.655.0515
April 2- May 7. Tuesday – Sunday, 11am – 6 pm
Frau Fiber, the Sewing Rebellion, students from the Fashion and Textile Program at California State University Los Angeles, and Los Angeles sewers of all levels donate their skills in support of building a fair and sustainable garment economy in Haiti!
Come to Hands on 3rd, sit, sew, mend and repurpose used clothing, donate your labor for a two-day garment sale on Friday May 7, 11 am-9 pm, Saturday May 8, 11- 6 pm. Closing party on Friday, 6-9 pm, will première MADE IN HAITI http://madeinhaiti09.wordpress.com COLLECTION 2, which will be produced by Frau Fiber and Jonas La Base, while MADE FOR HAITI is happening in LA.
MADE FOR HAITI is a temporary micro manufacturing facility in the window of Hands on 3rd: three sewing machines, thread, and notions will be provided. We are seeking donations of used clothing, to be repurposed and added to the collection of MADE FOR HAITI, which will be for sale on May 7 and 8.
All proceeds will benefit MADE IN HAITI, creating a non-profit funding mechanism, providing micro grants to Haitian tailors and seamstresses to start their own businesses repurposing pepe, and importing it into the United States, as Repurposed Couture.
Made for Haiti is seeking galleries, boutiques and specialty stores who would like to carry these one off garments.
Special edition of the Sewing Rebellion in support of MADE FOR HAITI, Sunday April 25, 3 – 6 pm @ Hands on 3rd.