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Info about our events.

BFTP @ SPACECRAFT, BK: Sunday 3/27 from 2 to 5pm

Bags for the People has moved the SPACECRAFT open workshop to the last Sunday of every month from 2 to 5pm, with this month’s workshop this coming Sunday, March 27th.  The workshop is free and open to the public.  Fabric, notions, and machines are available for public use, although you can bring old clothes and […]
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BFTP Rock & Sew in Bisbee, AZ: Sunday 3/27 from 2 to 7pm

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BFTP @ Etsy Labs, Monday 3/21 from 4 to 8pm

Bags for the People is hosting the Etsy craft night at the Etsy Labs.  Come learn to sew reusable bags from the crack BFTP team!  More info here: Etsy Open Craft Night Etsy Labs 55 Washington Street, Suite 712  (7th floor) Brooklyn, New York, 11201 Monday, March 21, 2011. Drop in between 4-8 p.m.
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Wrapping Fit for the Green @ SPACECRAFT 12/9

During the holiday season waste as a result of human consumption skyrockets.  One major culprit is the wrapping paper on our beloved presents.  Well, who says we have to use paper?  Wrap your presents in reusable bags made from repurposed materials! On Thursday, December 9th, from 6 to 9pm we will be at SPACECRAFT teaching […]
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The Last Sweatshop Social @ 3rd Ward 11/29

Its been a good run!  We’ve held about 19 Sweatshop Socials, sewed countless reusable bags, and taught many to sew, but like all good things, the Sweatshop must close.  For the last go, we will be filming each person as they make a reusable draw-string bag(how to pdf), however we will only have 1 machine […]
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Bags on Draught @ SPACECRAFT 11/18

Bags for the People and SPACECRAFT have married environmental activism, craft, and beer to bring you “Bags on Draught” every second Thursday of each month from 6 to 9pm. It’s the only place where you can learn to sew reusable bags out of repurposed materials on sewing machines provided by Singer while sipping FREE beer […]
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2nd Annual Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off Benefit @ SPACECRAFT 11/14

The Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off Benefit is a yearly Brooklyn based pie bake-off that raises money for local underfunded non-profits. There are only two rules for the Annual Pie Bake-Off Benefit.  Rule One is that all pie crust must be homemade.  Rule Two is that at least one ingredient must be local(our “local” is defined as […]
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Bag It! and BFTP @ Lincoln Center, NY, Sunday 10/24 7:30pm

Bag It Intro from Suzan Beraza on Vimeo. Bag It will be screening at the Walter Reade Theater in Lincoln Center Sunday, October 24th, at 7:30pm.  Bags for the People will be sewing bags before the film, so get there early. Bag It at Walter Reade Theater 165 W 65th St. New York, 10023 www.bagitmovie.com
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Bags on Draught @ SPACECRAFT, Thursday 10/14 from 6 to 9pm

Bags for the People and SPACECRAFT have married environmental activism, craft, and beer to bring you “Bags on Draught” every second Thursday of each month from 6 to 9pm. It’s the only place where you can learn to sew reusable bags out of repurposed materials on sewing machines provided by Singer while sipping FREE beer provided […]
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BFTP @ the Brooklyn Skillshare, Saturday, 10/9

Bags for the People will be sewing at the Brooklyn Skillshare, Saturday, October 9th, during the 11:15am-12:15pm, 1-2pm, and 2:15-3:15pm blocks.  We will be teaching how to make our signature drawstring bag as well as a handled carry bag. The Brooklyn Skillshare is a community-based, community-led, and community-building learning event organized and taught by Brooklyn residents. […]
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