March 4, 2019 9:00 amnoon
March 5, 2019 9:00 amnoon
March 5, 2019 2:00 pm5:00 pm
March 6, 2019 9:00 amnoon
March 6, 2019 2:00 pm5:00 pm
March 8, 2019 9:00 amnoon
March 8, 2019 3:00 pm6:00 pm
March 8, 2019 6:00 pm9:00 pm
March 9, 2019 9:00 amnoon
March 9, 2019 2:00 pm5:00 pm
March 10, 2019 11:00 am2:00 pm

Location: Shop 18, Flame Tree Plaza, Main Western Road Tamborine Mountain.

“Sew Local Sweat Shop” is a public art event which actively engages the community to sew shopping bags in a factory production line setting. The performance will take place in a vacant shopfront and will provide educational and community building opportunities to the participants and audience.

February 15th 10.30 am Official Launch at TM Library.

March 4th -10 Sewing Production Line interactive Performance

How can I get involved?

  • Come to the library for the official launch on Friday the 15th of Feb at 10.30am, check out the prototype bags, see a demo of how to make them and sign up for a sewing session in March.
  • We will need, cutters, sewers, Overlockers, tea makers, ironers, quality controllers,logo printers.
  • Fabric donations medium weight min width 115cm clean can be left at Tamborine Mountain Library or with Jodie at Florence and Frida.
  • Donations of good quality grey/beige or neutral sewing machine and over locker thread, also required.
  • If you wish to sew a bag for yourself you will need to provide 1 m of min width 115 wide medium weight fabric, which will make 2 bags one for the project and one for you to keep. Bring this with you to one of the sewing sessions and add it to the work pile for the day.
  • Unique pre stamped Bush Turkey Facings, handles and hooks provided.
  • Sewing instructions and support provided.
  • You may wish to collect facings and patterns and do some take away sewing.

  • Email Bec to book your free place


    Book your free place here via facebook

    Download sewing pattern here

    Project concept designed by Bec Andersen August 2018. www.becandersen.com