Alaska seamstress creates rare bird skin parka
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Sun, 07 Jun 2009
ANCHORAGE - Lydia Apatiki took a journey back through time, riding her sewing needles and the skins of 100 small seabirds to get a taste of life before zippers and Gor-Tex.
Quilts warm up kids to math, art
Denton Record-Chronicle Sun, 07 Jun 2009
A semester-long quilting project at Calhoun Middle School taught a group of eighth-graders more than just sewing - it weaved in lessons on critical thinking, problem solving and life skills. About 60 students participated in the project, which instructors and volunteers say incorporated mathematics, art and social skills. Calhoun math teacher Frances Dornan, who led the effort, said she wanted ...
Stitches and stuff: How much time to you have?
The Daily News
Melisse LaingFor The Daily News All of us have 24 hours every day. But this time is fractured â work, sleep, family, errands, household and garden chores, to name a few. The time we have left our art â sewing, quilting, painting, crafting, etc. â is often minimal. In an article in the April/May 2009 edition of Quilting Arts Magazine,â author Jane Davila focuses on this problem with some good ...
Co-op senior doing business as A.R.M. Bags for profit, grade
Los Gatos sewing camp follows format of 'Project Runway' TV show
San Jose Mercury News Tue, 09 Jun 2009
Realizing how tough the job market is, three young women from Los Gatos decided to create their own summer jobs by designing a camp for girls called Project Funway.
Quilt teacher puts all the pieces together
Papillion Times Wed, 10 Jun 2009
Cindy Erickson began sewing in her junior high home economics class, making her own clothing and crafts.
Students have it all sewn up
A sewing club has sprung up at
Running from Betsy Ross
The Christian Science Monitor
It”s inevitable. Whenever anyone thinks of Flag Day, the first image that pops into theircomes to mind is Betsy Ross, looking demure in her little white cap and sewing those white stars onto the blue field of the flag. For the last four years, Iâve been writing a history of ...
Inmates Sewing Symbol Of Freedom
Several states have passed laws mandating that any flags flown at government buildings must be made in the
Sewing businesses finding niche in midst of recession | By Shelley Widhalm Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland Reporter-Herald Mon, 15 Jun 2009
Instead of a seam ripper, Bonnie McLeod uses a razor blade to rip out the outer seam from her old red jeans. She plans to add a strip of material down the leg to jazz them up into an original. McLeod, a seamstress by trade, trims, cuts and tucks old clothes into a better fit at the
Cancer sew-a-thon to be held June 20
Cape Coral Daily Breeze Mon, 08 Jun 2009
The owners of Quilt Lovers' Hangout are inviting community members to help a great cause Wednesday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. "It's the ConKerr Cancer event called A Case For Smiles.
Center helps women purchase sewing machines
The Deming Headlight
Give a person a sweater and they will be warm. Teach a person to sew and they can clothe a community.
To help the needy, it's quilt by association
News Chief Mon,
THIS IS A GREAT ARTICLE
Sewing Machine Needle Types
There are many types of needles available for your sewing machine. Learn what they are used for.
Baby Doll Dress - Sewing Instructions
Here are the sewing instructions for the 12 to 13 inch baby doll dress.
A Different Kind of Sewing News:
Doctors sew ear on to man's stomach
Independent Thu, 11 Jun 2009
A man who had one of his ears cut off when he was attacked in a park described yesterday how doctors stitched it to his stomach in an attempt to save it.
Until next time,
Enjoy your moments ~ make them "sew" much fun,