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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Sewing hotshot Hanspeter Ueltschi pays a visit to Portland's Modern Domestic

A lot of people who showed up Wednesday evening at a couple of Portland-area appearances by Hanspeter Ueltschi, they knew.

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3 hrs ago | The Independent & Free Press

The Sewing Cafe

With the increasing interest in values like sustainability, environmental stewardship and self-reliance, skills such as sewing are back in vogue.

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3 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

Sewing with Nancy

SEWING WITH NANCY, TV's longest- running sewing program, continues the tradition of bringing the best in contemporary sewing, quilting and home decorating ideas to public television viewers.

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4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

New Maker Lab at Georgetown branch library designed as hub of creativity

Libraries are where curious minds venture to expand their intellectual horizons and exercise their imaginations.

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8 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Sit comfortably on your own Iron Throne bean bag

Why squirm uncomfortably on a real Iron Throne made from blades when you can snuggle into a bean bag that looks like the coveted chair in "Game of Thrones."

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12 hrs ago | Sew News

Learn How to Use a Serger to Insert a Zipper! Plus, enter to win a Baby Lock Ovation Serger

Have you ever thought about using a serger to apply a zipper? If not, you should! The traditional sewing machine and zipper foot method is always a good way to go, but using a serger can simplify the task and add a decorative touch to zipper applications.

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18 hrs ago | Threads

How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements

Experienced sewers know accurate measurements are the basis for good garment fit.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Threads

Sew an Easy Tyvek Bag (Includes Free Pattern)

While "hard" Tyvek is available from multiple vendors, you can buy this geometric-printed version from MioCulture.com, available in three colorways.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Sewing for Stress Relief

Do you like to sew? Perhaps you tried crocheting as a child but never liked it. It could be that Aunt Grace tried to teach you how to hem handkerchiefs but you never caught on.

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Leyland Today

Homemade wares revival helping Shenna to flourish

Shenna Swan and her daughter Isabel who run textile workshops from Worden Arts and Crafts Centre in Worden Park, Leyland A mum-of-two who runs a textile studio in Leyland's Worden Park says business is thriving thanks to the revival of people wanting to try their hand at making homemade goods.

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The Pordland Mercury

The Colette Guide to Sewing Knits: Professional Techniques for Beautiful Everyday Garments

The last few entries I've written for MOD blog have been focused on ready-to-wear designers in Portland who sew with knits.

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POP City

Free gender neutral sewing workshop dispels stereotypes, promotes economic stability

In an attempt to demystify the sewing machine and dispel gender stereotypes in crafts, a free gender neutral sewing class will be held at the Mattress Factory Art Museum tomorrow from 6:30PM to 8:30PM Jenn Gooch, a local artist, started the class last year in her former studio space in Lawrenceville called WERK.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Riza dreams of poetry after mom risks safety

Nazma Akhter, left, and her daughter, Riza, 10, stand outside their home in a slum in Ashulia, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Market Wire

BERNINA of America Loaned Brooklyn Craft Company Sewing Machines

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce an exclusive sponsorship with Brooklyn Craft Company and has loaned the organization 20 BERNINA 215 sewing machines for sewists to use in its New York sewing lab.

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DNAInfo.com

Tailor Who Worked in Corona for Decades Set to Retire

After more than 40 years of making clothes for the neighborhood, a local tailor is hanging up his sewing needles.

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Texomaland

Austin College Students: Reading and Stitching

Austin College students in the English course "19th-Century Visions & Revisions" have used a variety of means to examine the works in American literature in the course taught by Randi Tanglen, assistant professor of English.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Sew It All

Hosted by Ellen March, Sew It All teaches a fundamental sewing technique and a quick-and-easy project that utilizes the technique.

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BellaOnline

Butterflies - from the internet

Butterflies are the universal sign of renewal and resurrection and what better time to showcase some free and not so free patterns from the web but around Easter time.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Marshfield News-Herald

Widower's quilts piece together family stories

Everett Drevs of Estherville, one of the few male quilters in Iowa, shows one of his favorite quilts, which was made from pieces of material taken from the clothes he and his late wife would wear to go dancing.

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Related Topix: Estherville, IA, Life, Quilting, Hobbies, Lymphoma, Health

WLBT-TV Jackson

Sewing for Stress Relief

Do you like to sew? Perhaps you tried crocheting as a child but never liked it. It could be that Aunt Grace tried to teach you how to hem handkerchiefs but you never caught on.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Knitting

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