6 hrs ago
Quest for the silk shirt: part three
Carving up several yards of $12.99-a-yard charmeuse silk with a pair of scissors as if it were a holiday turkey is not for the weak of heart, especially if you are the person who paid for the material.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Top Kwantlen designers ready for the big show
Graduating students from Kwantlen Polytechnic University's fashion program will be putting their best foot forward in Richmond next week at a professionally-produced showcase of their designs.
Cleveland Daily Banner
WVHS student asks for Bibs 4 Babes
BIBS 4 BABES organizer Jennings Kelley, a high school senior, displays items she has made to donate to New Hope Pregnancy Care Center.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Fabric Art Creations has something for everyone
Fabric Art Creations in the 2nd Street Market has a colorful selection of new items to brighten up your spring! Local artist Vicki King is always on the lookout for great fabrics and patterns to recycle and repurpose into her works of art.
Bega District News
Easter Bunny sewing kits creative gift option
The kits, designed for children and beginner sewers, include all that you need to create your own soft toy rabbit including pre-cut felt, material for clothing with a pre-marked pattern and a set of full instructions.
Tajikistan nominates Chackan for inclusion in UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage
The ministry made this proposal for revival and development of chackan craft sewing and presentation of this intangible cultural heritage of the Tajik people.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Girl Scout goes for gold with pair of PATH projects
Mark Martin/Freelance Alyssa Graham is sewing reusable bags made out of t-shirts for PATH, joining her is Kelsi Oldham , and Joanna Bartley .
Mary Jo Escobedo
Mary Jo was born to ranch owners Jose B. and Teresa M. Garcia in San Jose, Arizona.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Spring craft books to get your creativity blooming
From applique to paper and fabric blooms, these new books contain enough inspiration to keep crafters going on projects until next spring.
Care of your Embroidery Tools
It doesn't matter how good your stitching and design is. Howe good your materials are, if the tools you use to do your embroidery are flawed, then you will not get the best result.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
'Sewing with Nancy' TV host, author to speak April 16
Today she produces and hosts a TV show that has instructed and inspired viewers for more than 30 years.
HCC students get ready for fashion show
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Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Antique Trove hosts annual yard sale
Hundreds of dealers clean out their booths for this huge sale at the area's largest antique mall.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Parsons and Palmer/Pletsch create "My First Jacket"
Hello all! Last semester at the Parsons School of Design , 4 girls made the Melissa Watson for Palmer/Pletsch jacket McCalls M6294 for their sewing I class.
Broken CDs, car reflectors, duct tape: 2 Huntsville teens design unconventional dresses...
The sleeves are made out of twisted wire, and the circle skirt is made out of car reflector screens and is also covered in broken CDs.
The New Zealand Herald
Getting down to the knitty gritty
With over 70 crafts and up to 20 workshops, the HandMade craft festival looks set to bring out the best of Wellington, discovers Catherine Smith.
Echo: Chinelo Bally at work with a pile of fabrics at her home in Laindon
A TALENTED seamstress is pinning her hopes on a future in the fashion industry - despite narrowly missing out on the top spot in a popular BBC competition.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The quest for the silk shirt: part two
In the last column, I spoke of how sewing any type of clothing is an investment of time and money and requires skill.
Sewing goes high-tech at Danner's Bernina Shoppe
Janet Heltibridle, left, and Marie Majewski, center, get a demo on one of the store's sewing machines from Jane Danner on April 8. Jane Danner of Danner's Bernina Shoppe moves fabric with her hands during a Bernina sewing demo on April 8. With features like automatic threading and iPad-like screens, the products at Danner's Bernina Shoppe are ... (more)
Post and Courier
Charleston Youth Company acting group back on track after fire destroyed costumes
Thanks to an outpouring of help from the community, the Charleston Youth Company has just about recovered from a fire that destroyed all the costumes for their spring show.