This is a weekly series where I share sewing news I receive with you. Enjoy your reading....
Wow - no articles this week about Project Runway - but - really - Mitchell had to go. I'm not sure how he made it as far as he did on PR.
Fashionable venture for Belper clothing store
Women across Belper are joining together in a recession-busting new venture at a town center sewing shop. (
Drug court builds on its success
Every Saturday morning at the
Group creates bags for children in need
The Paris News Tue, 01 Sep 2009
A handful of stitches go a long way when they're holding together some hand-cut fabric. At Calvary United Methodist Church on Lamar, Sharon Bremseth has organized a group of women who gather each Thursday morning to sew up school bags, which are donated to various organizations and children in need.
Confessions of a do-it-yourselfer
The NH Mirror
Iâve been a do-it-yourselfer all my life. I blame my mother because she started me sewing when I was just 4 years old. I guess my father needs to take a little responsibility too, because he was not about to let any of his three daughters grow up to be dependent upon anybody.
Love of quilting brings joy to others Mamaka Mills transforms belongings of lost loved ones
The NH Mirror
into one-of-a-kind art. Alix Joyal first began sewing at age 10 and, at age 12, crafted her first quilt using an airline blanket, a pair of corduroy pants and a skirt â a do-it-yourself kind of girl from the start. And with that, a tremendous passion was ignited.
5 life skills you can learn for free
Get fit, cook and preserve your own food, and sew on your own buttons. You'll save money and feel that do-it-yourself pride. Here's how to get started.
Annabelle LaRoque of Shop LaRoque
Sewing surges in popularity
The Standard-Times Sat, 05 Sep 2009
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.
Story of vintage Singer sewing machines follows the thread of history
New Orleans Times-Picayune
One of the few prized vintage sewing machine models is the Featherweight, a portable Singer introduced in the 1930s.
Aussies cottoning on to sewing trend
UK retail giant Tesco last month revealed it sold two sewing machines every minute in one week - an increase of 198 per cent over the same period last year.
Quilt guild calls for new members as season starts up
Gulf Islands Driftwood Wed, 02 Sep 2009
A season of sewing is about to begin for the Stitch Dimension Quilt Guild and new members are welcome to join in the activities.
'The Flying Carpet' at ArtCenter/South Florida
Miami Herald Thu, 03 Sep 2009
Married artists Pip and Duane Brant are taking their domestic squabbles to the creative arena with the exhibition The Flying Carpet at ArtCenter/South Florida. No flying plates here. The Brants' world is a whimsical territory of sewing-sound-machines (his invention) and a flying carpet (hers) that shakes and lights up when foot pedals are engaged.
Study Sewing for Beginners at the Liberty Theatre
There are several sewing classes available for wanting to hear at the Liberty Theatre,
Fair features new clothing and textiles exhibit
Lake County News
LAKEPORT â An all new exhibit area will debut this year at the
Fashioning a Career Based on Sewing
Make a no-sew pillow from ribbons and fleece
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A Different Kind of Sewing News:
Appleton woman sent to prison for striking mother with sewing machine
The Appleton Post-Crescent
APPLETON An Appleton woman who hit her mother in the head with a sewing machine has been sentenced to four years in prison and four years of extended supervision.
A LITTLE CRAZY:
Japan's soon-to-be first lady wants to meet Michelle Obama
Servihoo Wed, 02 Sep 2009
"I'm a person who wants to try everything," she said, listing hobbies such as pickling vegetables, making stained-glass art, pottery and sewing.
Until next time,
Enjoy your moments ~ make them "sew" much fun,