• Mon, July 13, 4pm – 8pm Etsy Labs @ 55 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY
Bags for the People will be leading the Etsy Labs Craft Night Monday, July 13th, from 4-8pm. We will be demonstrating how to make our signature draw string bags and will be on hand to help participants fulfill their ambitious bag desires so we can do away with those pesky plastic bags. The night is free, open to all, and will be streamed online at http://www.etsy.com/virtual_labs.php. So, ready your old clothes and notions and let's make bags!
• Sat, July 18, 1pm – 6pm 303GRAND @ 303 Grand, Brooklyn, NY
Bags for the People, 303GRAND, and BurdaStyle have partnered together for an environmental and social action and awareness project called "The Sweatshop" that will take place July 18th from 1 to 6pm. Picture a room full of sewing machines, awesome music, good food, free drinks, and a heaping pile of fabric along with some amazing teachers to show you how to sew and make your own bag! Plus an amazing free pattern of the Charlie bag courtesy of BurdaStyle! We supply the machines and fabric, and you just bring yourself and be ready to sew & learn!