Walnut Creek/East Bay Chapter

Sewing Opportunities

Face Mask Shortage, can we help?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Community Service, Sewing Opportunities | 0 comments

Face Mask Shortage, can we help?

The following is a letter from our Chapter President, Diana Hotelling, The shortage of protective face masks for health care personnel is being widely reported. With COVID-19 concerns still in the forefront of our minds (and lives), the pressing question is: Is there anything we, as makers, can do to help? There are strong opinions on both sides of the conversation. Fabric masks won’t protect the wearer from droplet inhalation … Any barrier is better than no barrier … Several...

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OPEN CALL FOR FEMALE SEWERS/SEAMSTRESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN ART INSTALLATION/PERFORMANCE

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in Sewing Opportunities | 0 comments

OPEN CALL FOR FEMALE SEWERS/SEAMSTRESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN ART INSTALLATION/PERFORMANCE

The Department of Media Arts at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is calling for women skilled in hand sewing and professional seamstresses, to hand sew clothing articles together as part of the performance and art installation Alterations (1994-95), in the museum galleries during the regular opening hours of the museum. The artwork will be on view as part of the retrospective Suzanne Lacy: We Are Here. SFMOMA is looking to fill 3-hour shifts during 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily,...

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