Jul 27, 2009

Sewing Over The Wire....

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


RUNWAY NEWS

Project Runway Introduces All Star Challenge
seattlepi.com
Wed, 22 Jul 2009
We've been waiting sew long for this moment.


Your Project Runway All-Star Challenge Wagering Guide
Defamer
Wed, 22 Jul 2009
If Project Runway is fashion's World Series, then Lifetime's new special, that pits eight of the show's alums against each other for a $100,000 prize, is the sewing All-Star Game. The winner...




About People:

4-H all sewn up early
The Seymour Tribune
Mon, 20 Jul 2009
BROWNSTOWN â When 11-year-old Krystal Waggoner saw the material she would be using for her 4-H sewing project, she knew she was going to have a standout piece of clothing. âMy grandma bought it and I thought it was really cool because


From Russia with fashion; Sewing since she was 10, Russian-born seamstress now runs a business in Bend
The Bulletin
Tue, 21 Jul 2009
Nelli Millard, born and raised in Russia, has transported her background and skills to the High Desert, where she operates an alteration and custom clothing shop off Greenwood Avenue in Bend.Sewing By Nelli Millard, owned and operated by Millard, 39, offers same- or next-day alteration services, custom clothing creations and cutouts of custom patterns for customers to sew themselves.


Summer students can dance, sing - even sew
Toronto Star Tue, 21 Jul 2009
They watch So You Think You Can Dance as homework.


Stitching together her dreams
The Monroe Evening News
Fri, 24 Jul 2009
â Evening News photo by
KIM BRENT Sue Nichols has been sewing for 35 years, and after moving to Luna Pier over a year ago, she recently was able to afford to fulfill a dream: opening her own sewing shop.


Thread of hope
The Columbus Dispatch
Sat, 25 Jul 2009
These sewing lessons aren't the traditional sort.


Waterhouse's Miracle Tabernacle
The Jamaica Observer
Sat, 25 Jul 2009
IT'S four days before 31-year-old Colletta Allen's wedding, but instead of daydreaming about her 'happily ever after' or losing her mind over last-minute preparations for the big day, she sits contentedly at one of 20 sewing machines
making her fiancé's suit.


Huggable “friends
The New Straits Times
Sun, 26 Jul 2009 21:17 PM PDT
BEFORE last October, Yue Jun Mei had never sewn a stitch in her life. But her desire to try it out prompted her to buy a sewing machine
and make her first pillow.


Girl Scouts sewing project helps kids facing tough times
Culpeper Star-Exponent
Mon, 27 Jul 2009
Kids who have a family member admitted to the hospital will soon hopefully find the experience slightly more bearable thanks to the efforts of a local Girl Scout.



Giving Back:

'Tis the Season to be Sewing
WKBT La Crosse
Tue, 21 Jul 2009
It's the middle of summer but some people are already thinking ahead to the holidays and it's all to benefit our troops serving overseas.


Group seeks quilts to comfort children in hospitals
Bucks County Courier Times
Fri, 24 Jul 2009
Have some spare time? Know how to sew? Want to do something to comfort a child?



Events:

Reuse, Remake, Restyle - September is National Sewing Month
PRWeb via Yahoo! News
Sun, 26 Jul 2009
September is National Sewing Month and the Sewing & Craft Alliance and the American Sewing Guild are the proud co-sponsors of this month-long celebration of the art and craft of sewing.



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