2019 Frocktails in February!

RSVPs are closed

Location image of event venue


IMPORTANT: Tickets are on sale on Eventbrite. All Bay Area Sewists members get the password to access the Eventbrite link. [As of Jan. 15, ONE Early Bird member ticket is left. Ticket prices will be $40 starting Jan. 24.]

The Bay Area Sewists annual Frocktails in February event will take place on Sat., Feb. 23, 4 pm to 6 pm. Wear a dress (frock) or ensemble you made and have a cocktail! Meet other Bay Area Sewists members and show off your ensemble!

We'll have a private space upstairs at Tupper & Reed, a lovely bar located in a building designed in 1925. We'll be serving a variety of hors-d'oeuvres (crudités, hummus, vegan spring rolls, and dessert).

We'll also have some great raffle prizes to give away, starting at 5:30 pm:

• $50 gift certificate from Britex Fabrics in San Francisco | https://www.britexfabrics.com/
• $50 gift certificate from The Sewing Room in Alameda | http://www.thesewingroomalameda.com/
• $75 voucher towards labels from Dutch Label Shop in Pennsylvania |
• $30 gift certificate from Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics in Berkeley | http://www.stonemountainfabric.com/
• Bag-making kit from Hello Stitch in Berkeley | https://www.hellostitchstudio.com/
• 3 rolls of Swedish tracing paper from Birch Street Clothing in San Francisco | https://shop.birchstreetclothing.com/index.php

Thank you to all our generous sponsors for the wonderful giveaways!

IMPORTANT: Tickets are nonrefundable and are on sale on Eventbrite. See FAQs for more info. Once you buy your ticket on Eventbrite, I will manually add your RSVP to the meetup page.

Early Bird member tickets are $35 (+Eventbrite fee). Members will be emailed the password to access the page. Early bird sales end Wed., Jan. 23, 11:30 pm. Only 30 Early Bird tickets are for sale; the first 30 will get a Bay Area Sewists woven label (pictured in photo), made by Dutch Label Shop. RSVPs on this Meetup page include 4 volunteer tickets. When it reaches 35, all Early Bird tickets are gone. (30 Early Bird, 4 volunteers + me.)

NOTE: The RSVPs are being added manually. They include Early Bird and volunteers. When it reaches 35, all Early Bird tickets will be gone.

Regularly priced member tickets are $40 (+ Eventbrite fee) and will be on sale from Jan. 24 until Feb. 7, 11:30 pm.

Starting Feb. 8, tickets will be $45 (+ Eventbrite fee) and may be open to the general public.

The fee covers the cost of the bartender's time and the catering. There will be a no-host bar, which means you need to pay for your drinks.

Tickets sales end Sat., Feb. 16, 11:30 pm.

Note to our male members and those who don't typically wear dresses: A dress is not required; the idea is to wear something you made.

See you there!

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
You must be 21 years of age or older because alcohol will be served.

What should I wear?
Wear something you made or something that makes you feel good. It's a cocktail affair.

Can I bring a guest?
You are welcome to purchase up to two more tickets for guests.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is street parking and parking garages in the area. Allow plenty of time to find a spot. Or park in a garage: http://www.bestparking.com/berkeley-parking/.

Tupper & Reed (http://www.tupperandreed.com/) is located a 5-minute walk (2.5 blocks south) from the Downtown Berkeley BART stop.
What's the refund policy?
Tickets are nonrefundable. Unfortunately, we can't offer refunds because we have to meet the costs of holding this event. Thank you for your understanding. If you can't make it, you can sell your ticket by posting to the Facebook or Meetup page. Eventbrite makes it easy to transfer tickets.

Tickets are for sale on Eventbrite starting at this password-protected link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-frocktails-in-february-tickets-53802261011

Members will be emailed the password to access the link.