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  1. Renaissance Technologies LLC Buys 165,500 Shares of CSS Industries IncRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    ... in the United States and Canada. Its craft and gift consumer products include craft ribbons and bows, trims, buttons, sewing patterns, knitting needles, needle arts, kids' crafts, infant products, journals, gift card holders, all occasion boxed ...


  2. Castlemaine-born fashion student set to take on the industryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... at the weekend. "I discharged from the military after six years and was bored at home with the kids, so I started sewing," she said. "It started when needed to sew some things for my kids and I ended up buying a pattern and fabric and having a go. ...


  3. Beginner knitter wants to do three color scarf. Help?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ask MetaFilter

    ... I considered is just making an insanely long stranded scarf, folding it over to hide the floaters in the back, and sewing it together as one. The yarn is a little heavy for that. Still, if it's the best way to go, I'd do it, and maybe make pattern a ...


  4. New Gerber platform for "purchase-activated" fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Just-Style

    ... continuously feed finished textiles to a GerberCutter Z1 with CountourVision. A combination of robotic and lean loop sewing operations will be deployed depending upon apparel finishing requirements.


  5. A Cloak Stitched From ScratchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Square News

    ... I really wanted something unique to wear," Lelonek explained. "It took a lot of hard work and a lot of late nights of sewing when I didn't know what the hell I was doing, but it came together." The painting, which would later spark the inspiration ...


  6. Iran's new breed of charities on poverty frontlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Iranian street children sponsored by the Imam Ali Foundation play football during a tournament in Tehran on August 15 AFP/ATTA KENARE TEHRAN: At an outreach centre in southern Tehran, teenagers are learning to be journalists, while upstairs their mothers are fine-tuning their sewing skills and rushing to fill an order for hospital uniforms. The brand-new centre in the working-class neighbourhood of Shahr-e Rey caters to hundreds of struggling families and Afghan refugees.


  7. 2 women accidentally start puppet factory in Hay River, N.W.T.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    ... different. She played a big part in coming up with the initial puppet design, experimenting with head shapes and sewing patterns. Trish said the first prototype puppet came out looking a little alien, so they made a few adjustments to come up with ...


  8. Scotland's Insider Guide: LinlithgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sunday Herald

    ... for details. Purely Patchwork ( on the High Street is one of the best independent sewing craft emporiums in the land, with more than 1500 fabrics, and hundreds of patterns and accessories. The store also runs a ...


  9. It's not too late for a Halloween costume DIYRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    ... don't delay! 2. Do you have the skills? If you want to make something elaborate, make sure you know how to operate a sewing machine or use other kinds of tools. If not, it could take a lot longer and be more expensive than you might anticipate. On ...


  10. Vela Scarves covers new ground by making traditional hijab headscarves with a fashionable twistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | RSM News

    ... her older sister, Tasneem Atik Sabri, 29, registered Vela Latin for "veils" in 2010, about a year after Atik started sewing the scarves in her parents' garage. Their hijabs are different from the traditional loose ones many Muslim women wear over ...


  11. How to Do a Library MakeoverRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Publishers' Weekly

    In June, an eye-catching yellow and black "open during construction" sign enticed Chloe Craig, 15, to check out the Winnetka Public Library, which she had visited only once since she moved to the Chicago suburb a year earlier. After hanging out in the teen area, home to retail-store-style face-out books, and the Studio, which features machines for sewing, embroidering, engraving, and 3-D printing, she fell in love with what she now calls her second home.


  12. UTA Anime Club hosts costume FabLab workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Shorthorn

    ... Design and Build Workshop on Oct. 11 in the FabLab in the Central Library. Students could attend and receive sewing advice and materials to get ready for Halloween Anime club member Amaris Castillo, a student at Tarrant County College, right, and ...


  13. 'It's more like a community centre': Alliston laundromat owner...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 |

    ... but she has sewn all her life and trained to become a tailor when she was in university, so she opened up a sewing shop to complement the laundromat. After a few minutes of watching her interact with customers, from offering to put a couple's ...


  14. Handmade: Ancient fiber art is practiced by re-enactorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Detroit News

    Nalbinding has been around for centuries, yet few, especially here in the U.S., know of this ancient technique for looping pieces of yarn together with an instrument shaped similar to that of a sewing needle. Handmade: Ancient fiber art is practiced by re-enactor Nalbinding has been around for centuries, yet few, especially here in the U.S., know of this ancient technique for looping pieces of yarn together with an instrument shaped similar to that of a sewing needle.


  15. How This Founder Uses Design Thinking To Level Up Emerging Local DesignersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 |

    ... she had an idea. "I thought to myself," Rodriguez stated, "'what if we could have a space where we could buy sewing machines and help people? A place where creatives could go to collaborate and share experiences?' I wanted a space where people could ...


  16. Volunteers needed for new Knitters and Stitchers groupRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | Cumbernauld Today

    ... is currently recruiting a group of volunteers. General manager Ann McCulloch said: "We are looking for people with sewing and knitting experience to join our purpose built facility who will help us to make lovely goods for our Baby Steps enterprise ...


  17. Quick Fleece Halloween CostumesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | BellaOnline

    ... a triangle shape, pinch each spike at the base and tack a few stitches above the seam to hold upright. Some tips for sewing with fleece: Use "with nap" yardage requirements if using a purchased pattern. Fleece has a right side and wrong side. ...


  18. Better understanding of Indian textiles on a global level today: Anita DongreRead the original story

    Monday Oct 8 |

    ... these villages - the women from these villages are unskilled labour who we skill in garment tailoring on industrial sewing machines by setting up such training-cum-production centres, and this has been our key objective," she said. Added Dongre: ...


  19. A look back: Colorful quilts on display at FairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... were also treated to vendors from as far away as Florida and Hawaii showing the latest in fabrics, patterns, sewing workstations, long arm quilting and sewing machines. The show's Silent Auction included a variety of items to tempt quilt enthusiasts ...


  20. Pillow by Pillow, Planting Seeds of FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Cape May County Herald

    ... Verity, of Court House, show hundreds of wordless bracelets made that are a big part of witnessing for the DoJo Sewing Ministry. Joe Fiedler, of Villas, shows off one of the pillowcase dresses he made to be taken to Haiti on a mission trip. Each ...