Thursday, June 28, 2012

Past Events: Two sales and a party

The Cotton Patch in Lafayette is having a big sale Saturday and Sunday, June 30 and July 1, at their store in Lafayette.   The Berkeley/NorthOakland fabric, yarn, and fiber store A Verb for Keeping Warm, is having a kickoff party Saturday afternoon for its Seam Allowance club, whose members will pledge to make 25% of their own clothing during the coming year.  And there's indoor yard sale on Saturday, July 7, from 10am-7pm at Textile Dreams Studio on 8th between Parker and Carleton.

10-5 Saturday; 11-4 Sunday - Cotton Patch big sale
Try out Bernina and Janome sewing machines at the Cotton Patch Annex.
Check the store's front porch for outrageous bargains!
Inside the store, 25% off everything.  EVERYthing.  (Well, not the fixtures, or the staff...but all the fabric, all the patterns, all the notions, all those fabulous utility fabrics and interfacings that make our projects better.)
Address:  1025 Brown Avenue, Lafayette, CA  94549, (925) 284-1177
Not too far from Lafayette BART station, or drive to the Oak Hill Road exit, turn left on Oak Hill Road and then right on Deer Hill Road; right again under the freeway onto Brown Avenue (at the bottom of a little hill).

3-6 pm Saturday,
A sweater from the Seam Allowance kickoff announcementKickoff party for "SEAM ALLOWANCE" Club at VERB (San Pablo at Alcatraz, Berkeley). Take the Pledge! To make (at least) 25% of your own clothing!
 On Saturday, June 30th, from 3-6 pm, club members will gather to kick off a year of making their own clothing. They would love to have you join them! Reservations are recommended for this free event. Please phone 510.595.8372, or notify info ((at)) averbforkeepingwarm ((dot)) com. Club details: monthly Seam Allowance meetups to learn sewing and knitting tips and tricks, a chance to meet other members and show off what you've made, set goals and discuss aspirations, hear guest speakers, receive a 10% discount for Seam Allowance projects, and -- best of all -- receive a Fancy Membership Card! For more details, and information about the four main speakers on Saturday, see

Next week:  Saturday, July 7, 10am-7pm TEXTILE DREAM STUDIO yard sale
After 24 years, Textile Dream Studio is moving -- only a block away -- and it's time to have a big sale.

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