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Seam Allowance: Make 25% of your own clothing!

May 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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A program from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

Clothing provides a way to keep ourselves warm, to communicate values, and to express beauty.

Take the pledge! To make (at least) 25% of your own clothing.

Whether you are already making 25% of your own clothing and would like to take your process to the next level – or – you are new to making and would like the support of the group towards making 25% of your own clothing, all are welcome.

You can also take the pledge on the behalf of someone else, like a child, or someone else you’d like to make clothing for.

Every process used in the creation of textiles are welcome: knitting, sewing, weaving, felting, crocheting, etc. As long as you are using the techniques towards making garments, you are welcome to join us.

NEW! We now have two membership levels:

Seam Allowance Basic – free:

  • Attend the monthly Seam Allowance meet-ups, on the second Sunday of every month, 5-7 pm at A Verb For Keeping Warm
    • meet others who have taken the pledge
    • show off what you have made
    • share your goals and clothing making aspirations
    • get help and advice for works-in-progress
    • come to be inspired and to inspire others
    • learn tips and tricks to use in the clothing making process
    • share and learn about resources to help you with your garment making goals

Seam Allowance Pro – $75 per year:

  • Attend the monthly Seam Allowance meet-ups (see above)
  • 10% off all tools and materials used toward your Seam Allowance goal
  • Advance notice and registration for upcoming special events related to garment making

The Seam Allowance Meet-Up is always the 2nd Sunday of the month, 5-7 pm.

Check out the Seam Allowance Blog, to read about how Seam Allowance was started, why it was started, and more!


May 14, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


A Verb for Keeping Warm
6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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