Aug 11, 2009

Sewing Over The Wire....


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

Project Runway:

LIFETIME TELEVISION AND THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY SEW UP FIVE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH HEARST MAGAZINES ON PROJECT RUNWAY AND ...
The Futon Critic
Thu, 06 Aug 2009
The pact includes product integration, the appearance of Marie Claire editors in both series, and both on-air and online branding for the publication.


About People:

Sewing surges in popularity
KRIS-TV Corpus Christi Tue, 04 Aug 2009
HOUSTON -- The rules in the sewing lounge read like metaphors for good living: Know where your fingers are at all times. No running with scissors. Look before you cut.

Sewing group meets once every month
The Cooperstown Crier Thu, 06 Aug 2009
FLY CREEK A group of area woman have found a common thread a passion for sewing.

Torrance sewing club teaches members to create clothing
Daily Breeze
Mon, 10 Aug 2009
A small
Torrance office space contains fashion nirvana for clothing makers and designers: sewing machines, garment patterns, samples of clothes and tightly stacked fabrics. Knit Sewing Club USA Inc., located in Torrance, teaches its members how to create their own clothing in one hour.

Window Shopping: Sew to Speak
Columbus Alive
Wed, 05 Aug 2009
Upon entering Sew to Speak, your eye will speed along the many shelves of fabric, taking in the rainbow of bright colors and popping patterns. Feelings of energy and enthusiasm will follow.

Sew creative: Woman finds solace and purpose in sewing
The Intelligencer
Fri, 07 Aug 2009
When the Quilting News Network decided to film an Internet show for its Web site, Byrne Sewing Connection in
New Britain was recommended by the show's sponsor to be the host.

Fash 'n' furious at the Denver Art Museum
Denver Post
Sun, 09 Aug 2009
By now the formula is familiar. Assemble a group of fashion designers. Give them an assistant, a model and some raw materials â fabric, craft items, wire, duct tape â as well as a sewing machine
, scissors and notions.

Sewing group uses creations to help children in need
The Ocala Star-Banner Sun, 09 Aug 2009
By Marian Rizzo Correspondent Suzanne McGuire wishes she could create nice things out of fabric and said she admires the way members of the Sewing Bees club make beautiful items out of scraps of cloth. As
Marion County Public School's liaison for homeless children, McGuire reaps some of the benefits of the club's work because she gets to distribute some of their creations to...

Designing a new life for himself
Baltimore Sun
Tue, 11 Aug 2009
The streets could have claimed Bishme Cromartie but, he says, sewing saved him Not many high school students have earned a coveted spot on the runway for Baltimore Fashion Week, and fewer still are making a return visit.


About Businesses:

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores Celebrates 66 Years of Inspiration
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
Tue, 04 Aug 2009
Founded in 1943, Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the leading fabric and craft specialty retailer in America, has been the destination for creative enthusiasts to sew, craft and grow for 66 years.


Giving Back:

Volunteers Sew To Support Troops Overseas
News Channel 5 Nashville
Sat, 08 Aug 2009
A local group did what they could to say thank you to the U.S. Troops who put their lives on the line everyday for our country.


Events:

Not Your Grandma's Stitch 'n' Bitch
Seattlest
Mon, 03 Aug 2009
Special to Seattlest by Ann Janikowski If youâre one of those people who canât even sew on a button, then you might be dubious about the extent to which such a skill could translate into a lucrative business. Well, it most certainly can and, based on the high number of giddy participants at Urban Craft Uprising this weekend, it often does. Already in its fifth year and billed as "the largest ...


How To:

Some suggested sewing projects for beginners
KRIS-TV Corpus Christi
Tue, 04 Aug 2009
Some popular projects for beginners at sewing shops and lounges: Grocery Totes: Quick, easy and green. Free pattern available at Alewivesfabric.com.



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