This is a weekly series where I share sewing news I receive with you. Enjoy your reading...
Local youngsters participate in “
Borger News-Herald Mon,
Museum exhibit captures history of suit maker
The Eagle-Tribune Tue,
Harris-McCray: Pearl Masser's quilts wrap children in love
Knoxville News Sentinel
In a large sunroom, Pearl Masser sits behind the same Singer sewing machine her mother once used to make her clothing as a child.
Local quiltmaker turns passion into hobby's top prize
Midland Reporter-Telegram Wed, 24 Jun 2009
Pointing toward the pieces of sponge she added to her seascape quilt for realism and then to the ribbon and intricate teal stitching she added to each square of her latest crazy quilt, Dean Deerfield shrugged a bit and said, for her, sewing has become about as natural as breathing.
Camp encourages creativity
Martinsville Bulletin Thu, 25 Jun 2009 03:14 AM PDT
Joshua Penn found out during the Martinsville schools’ Enrichment Academy last week that he enjoys sewing. He took a class called “The Art, Math and History of Quilting” which taught students the history of quilt-making and various methods of making quilts.
Sewing fever hits two students at St. Patrick School in Chatham
Independent Press Thu, 25 Jun 2009 07:03 AM PDT
Photo courtesy of Julie MoranDESIGNERS - Wearing the dresses they designed and created while taking a sewing class this winter are, at left Cara Benevenia of New Providence and Eileen Moran of Chatham, in pink. The
Window Shopping: Heavens to Betsy
Clintonville's knack for the crafty seems to be contagious. The handmade, DIY vibe coming from shops like Wholly Craft and Sew to Speak has spread to a little section of
Designer transformed hobby into business
San Francisco Chronicle Fri,
Georgina Rice never imagined that a hobby she picked up at age 6 would someday lead to her own design firm. Twenty-two years ago, soon after she launched a sewing business out of a small studio in the Richmond District of San Francisco, referrals from nearby...
Stitching communities together
The Globe and Mail Fri, 26 Jun 2009
Inuit women receive donated zippers, buttons, snaps, Velcro and fabric ends from outerwear brand Canada Goose. They use the supplies to sew traditional jackets, a basic means of survival in the North.
Oshkosh author finds her calling after retirement
Susan Breier of
Got fabric? Need to sew? Charity Sharity to the rescue
What started as a reunion for co-workers of a fabric store 10 years ago has threaded its way around the world, onto laps and into hearts of projects as friends have pieced together Charity Sharity.
Media Specialist presented with quilt
The Goochland Gazette Thu,
The quilt is titled “Hooray for Authors!” and is the culmination of months of research, correspondence, waiting and sewing
Local nun empowers Tanzanian women with sewing machines
Fond du Lac Reporter Fri, 26 Jun 2009
Tuesdays Tanzanian Trunk Show reflects a local womans ongoing crusade to empower impoverished women.
Women Sew Pillows for Midstate Hospice
A group of
Research and Markets: Women's, Girls', and Infants' Cut and Sew Apparel Contractors Industry in the U.S. and its ...
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance Fri, 26 Jun 2009
DUBLIN----Research and Markets has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Women's, Girls', and Infants' Cut and Sew Apparel Contractors Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [Q2 2009 Edition ]" to their offering.
Arts Union festival “Sew What?” will leave you in stitches
Somerville Journal Wed, 24 Jun 2009 07:58 AM PDT
If you have been pining for a new wardrobe but just cannot afford to go shopping in the recession, Sew What? Head to ArtsUnion's Swap-O-Rama at
Learn to sew at North Plainfield's Fabricland
The Somerset Reporter Wed, 24 Jun 2009
COURTESY FABRICLANDDuring the months of July and August, Fabricland of North Plainfield, 855 Route 22 at Wilson Avenue, is offering its weekly four-day Sewing Summer Camp for Kids Program for children ages 9 through 17.
Boston Herald Wed, 24 Jun 2009
SEW-PHISTICATED: Fusion Ethos Fashions is teaming up with the Somerville Arts Council for Sew What, a DIY style swap this weekend in Union Square, Somerville....
Portsmouth Fabric Co. celebrates 30 years
Portsmouth Herald Fri, 26 Jun 2009
PORTSMOUTH and#8212; Portsmouth Fabric Co. is celebrating 30 years of providing sewing enthusiasts with materials to produce quilts, garments and other textile works of art.
'Dress doctor' offers local sewing class
La Crosse Tribune
Irina Christel knows something you probably don’t. She knows how to sew on a button. “When I moved to the
“How To” and Products:
Hand Sewing Paper - How To
BellaOnline Thu, 25 Jun 2009
Grab a needle, paper piercer and some floss and add some great texture to your scrapbook pages and cards.
Making yoga mat bag isn't a stretch
The Indianapolis Star
OK, here is a sewing project that maybe only seamstresses and female crafters will read. However, there could possibly be some brave, "I've come to grips with my inner crafter" dudes who would design and sew their own yoga mat bag. Lots of men do yoga; boyfriends, brothers, fathers, sons, so cut out this article and hand it over to the flexible fellow in your life. If he doesn't want to ...
A Different Kind of Sewing News
The weapon Britain hoped would defeat the Nazis...
Tipped with a sewing machine needle and finished with a tail made from a drinking straw, they looked more like a schoolboy's toy than a terrifying weapon. For
Poison dart 'bombs' developed by Second World War scientists
Daily Telegraph Thu, 25 Jun 2009
Poison darts to be dropped from planes in cluster bomb style weapons were developed by Porton Down scientists in collaboration with a sewing machine company during Second World War newly released files show.
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