Jul 13, 2009

Sewing Over the Wire.....

This is a weekly series where I share sewing news I receive with you. Enjoy your reading....


PROJECT RUNWAY NEWS:

Ready...Set...Sew!
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
Thu, 09 Jul 2009
Summer sizzles on Lifetime Television with the premiere of the Emmy®-nominated and Peabody® Award-winning hit series Project Runway, on Thursday, August 20, at 10PM ET
/PT, followed by the all-new companion series, Models of the Runway at 11PM ET/PT.


'Project Runway' contestents revealed
York Daily Record
Thu, 09 Jul 2009
NEW YORK -- Let the sew-off begin: After a massive delay, "Project Runway" is revealing its new batch of aspiring fashion designers.


`Project Runway' reveals new batch of aspiring fashion designers
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Thu, 09 Jul 2009
NEW
YORK - Let the sew-off begin: After a massive delay, "Project Runway" is revealing its new batch of aspiring fashion designers, including Christopher Straub, of Shakopee, Minn., and Ra'Mon-Lawrence Coleman of Milwaukee, who made his first splash in the Twin Cities.


Lifetime unveils new 'Project Runway' group
Aberdeen American News
Thu, 09 Jul 2009
NEW YORK -- Let the sew--off begin: After a massive delay, ''Project Runway'' is revealing its new batch of aspiring fashion designers....


16 Project Runway' contestants revealed
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Thu, 09 Jul 2009
Let the sew-off begin: After a massive delay, "Project Runway" is revealing its new batch of aspiring fashion designers. Until now, they lurked in the shadows, sidelined by a legal battle over the popular design-challenge series, which began on Bravo but ended up in the hands of Lifetime. Photo caption: Heidi Klum returns as host and a judge for Season 6 of "Project Runway" on the Lifetime ...



About People:

Sew much to remember
The Bakersfield Californian
Wed, 08 Jul 2009
Woman threads scenes from interesting life of service into a 'memory quilt'


All sewn up: Fashion students present designs at 'Project Runway'-style show
Island Packet
Thu, 09 Jul 2009
Students have been gathering at ARTworks in Beaufort the past several weeks sewing and etching, fitt


Kids hone creativity, one stitch at a time
The Longview News-Journal
Sat, 11 Jul 2009
A day camp in
Longview sows the love of sewing into its students.


‘Quilt cars’ star at Sisters display; 1,200 colorful quilts hung from everything Saturday in downtown Sisters - ...
The Bulletin
Sun, 12 Jul 2009
SISTERS â At the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show on Saturday, sisters Jan Pfifer and Joan Hollister hid in the shade of a giant billowing quilt hanging from a second-story balcony for an afternoon snack.Pfifer, 56, from Battle Ground, Wash., and Hollister, 60, from Gresham, said neither of them are quilting enthusiasts â Hollister said she thinks she lost her sewing machine
when she moved a few years ...


So far sew good for Fitzhead fete
This is West Country
Sun, 12 Jul 2009
THREE Fitzhead women have clocked up 86 years between them sewing for their annual village fete â and theyâre still going strong.



About Businesses:

Boston Ventures Portfolio Company New Track Media Acquires CK Media
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
Tue, 07 Jul 2009
Boston Ventures, a leading middle market private equity firm that invests in the media, information and publishing, entertainment, and communications sectors, today announced that its Fund VI portfolio company, BVK Holdings, owner of the consumer enthusiast publisher New Track Media, has acquired CK Media, LLC, a leading publisher of quilting, sewing, and scrapbooking magazines.



Giving Back:

Summer Campers Sew Pillowcases to Send to Haiti
dBusinessNews.com
Tue, 07 Jul 2009
(
Clayton , NC ) July 7, 2009 âSome villagers in Haiti will now be able to carry rice and beans more easily and with less waste thanks to pillowcases sewn by Building Blocks Child Care and Development Center âs summer campers.


Quilters sew all day for charity
Stillwater NewsPress
Wed, 08 Jul 2009
Every year, Cimarron Valley Quilters Guild members spend a full day at the
First Church of the Nazarene for a pro bono quilting day.


New Jersey parishioner collects sewing machines for poor in Africa
Catholic News Service
Wed, 08 Jul 2009
HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (CNS) -- Clare S. Liptak is combining her Catholic faith with a love of sewing to help the poor in Africa stitch together a better life.


Volunteers sew Chemo Caps for cancer patients
KSDK St. Louis
Wed, 08 Jul 2009
Volunteers sew Chemo Caps for cancer patients


Sewing keeps veterans comfortable
Arkansas News Bureau Thu, 09 Jul 2009
The sewing ministry at the Little Rock Air Force Base chapel started with a friendship and continues to fashion new ones tied together and united for a good cause that helps people around the world.



Events:

Sew-sew dolls
The New
Ulm Journal Wed, 08 Jul 2009
Instructor Tanya Lee works with two of the students in her 'Learn How to Sew with Tanya Lee' class at the Wanda Gag House Wednesday in New Ulm. The week-long class teaches basic sewing skills for children to create clothing for their dolls and stuffed animals.



Books:

Weekend Sewing'
The
Tuscaloosa News Tue, 07 Jul 2009
Dust off the sewing machine and sharpen the shears. Heather Ross wants to get
America sewing again. Ross is a lifelong sewing enthusiast who designs fabric, fashion projects, sewing patterns and stationery goods. Her new book, 'Weekend Sewing,' is intended to inspire people to carve out time for sewing as a creative outlet, as she does.



A Different Kind of Sewing News:

Firefighters rescue textile worker trapped in a sewing machine
Macclesfield Express
Wed, 08 Jul 2009
FIREFIGHTERS had an unusual call-out to a textile factory all sewn up last week. A worker at DHJ Weisters shirtmakers had to be freed from an industrial sewing machine by firefighters after a needle went through her finger and trapped her.




Until next time,
Enjoy your moments ~ make them "sew" much fun,
Cindy