This is a weekly series where I share sewing news I receive with you. Enjoy your reading....
Alex Parents Giving Back - not about sewing, about my friends:
Mass Military Heroes Fund honors loved ones on 9/11
Roslindale Transcript Thu, 10 Sep 2009
Melida Arredondo, stepmother of Lance Cpl. Alexander S. Arredondo who was killed in Iraq in August of 2004, serves on the MMHF Family Advisory Committee and was instrumental in creating a project for the families to host on 9/11. "A connection exists between the family members of those lost on 9/11 and those who have lost their loved ones as a result of the wars in
Project Runway Live Blog: Episode 4
Charleston City Paper Thu, 10 Sep 2009
We follow the sewing and sweating of Charleston's two Project Runway designers: Gordana Gehlhausen and Carol Hannah Whitfield. by Greg Hambrick We follow the sewing and sweating of
This is a fun article to read:
Sept. 10, 1846: Sewing Machine Starts New Thread
Wired News Wed,
Elias Howe patents a sewing machine that doesn't make him much money ... until others improve the design.
Stone Age twining unraveled
Science News Thu,
New finds suggest that people used plant fibers for sewing and other purposes in western
Finding fame in 4-H
Grace Wibben of
La Grange wraps up summer with artistic flair
The Doings La Grange
New nonprofit group looks to build on immigrants' skills
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Wed, 09 Sep 2009
Christian Evangelistic Economic Development, a new nonprofit group hopes to help immigrants open eight businesses next year -- possibly in sewing, coffee manufacturing and fish farming -- in Wilkinsburg, Braddock or McKees Rocks.
Consumers Get Crafty With Curtains
Marketwire Thu, 10 Sep 2009
STOKE, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire -
Inmates sewing shawls for breast cancer survivors
Char-Koosta News Thu, 10 Sep 2009
BILLINGS (AP) Their fingers working steadily, draping fine pink strings over the backs of chairs in a small room in the back of the Montana Womenâs Prison and then sewing them into shawls laid out on the tables in front of them, about a dozen women began the finishing touches on a special gift for local cancer survivors.
Young designer featured on TFO
The North Bay Nugget
The next big thing in Canadian fashion design may be sitting behind a sewing machine in
Child, forced labor behind many products: study
Newmanâs Own Award winners honored - Navy News, news from Iraq - Navy Times
Navy Times Fri, 11 Sep 2009
Groups helping wounded troops in a variety of ways sewing adaptive clothing, providing trained service dogs, connecting them with donors, establishing peer support groups, building new homes â are at the forefront of this yearâs winners of the Newmanâs Own Awards.
Mine Hill stitchers sew love the troops
The Randolph Reporter
Otsego Junior High selling 7 sewing machines
Observe sewing month by being creative
In tough economic times, one of the most resourceful and fun ways to save money is to get creative. Reuse, Remake, Restyle is the theme for National Sewing Month celebrated in September. The month long observation of the art and craft
Craft Faire set for Oct. 10
The Temecula Valley News
Temecula United Methodist Churchs 12th annual Craft Faire will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, from to The church is at
Edison Library Hosts Simplicity Patterns
With the popularity of "Project Runway" sewing has hit a new level of interest, More people young and old are picking up an old interest.
Donations are sought for Operation Santa â09
The Canton Daily Ledger Thu, 10 Sep 2009
The Central Illinois/Peoria Chapter of the American Sewing Guild is supporting Operation Santa ‘09 to support all branches of our military by sending at least 35,000 Christmas stockings filled with personal needs to our deployed troops.
CoxHealth seeks sewing volunteers
The Springfield News-Leader
If you have a sewing machine and enjoy sewing, CoxHealth Volunteer Services could use your help.
American Sewing Guild adapts clothing for wounded military
As long as we have
Quilting for veterans
Until next time,
Enjoy your moments ~ make them "sew" much fun,