Nov 23, 2009

Sewing Over The Wire 11/23/2009

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

Sewing History:
Photo of the Day: November 23, 2009
Mon, 23 Nov 2009
DCist Pool contributor lorigoldberg captured the old time feeling of this tailor's shop . The old sewing machines, the reflections, the Diana 's trademarked softness all add up to a picture that matches today's grayness.

About People:
Designer Gino Velardi triumphs after stroke
Denver Post
Thu, 19 Nov 2009
It's tradition for a fashion designer to take a congratulatory lap on the runway after models have shown his collection. The applause and accolades reward months spent designing, sewing, fitting and finishing clothes.

Sewing on the Streets
Iceland Review Thu, 19 Nov 2009
Skrekkur, a talent show for secondary school students in Reykjav’­k, was held for the 20th time this week. Laugarlaekjarsk’li won by staging the play ‘starkvedja , which tells the story of a wedding where everything goes wrong.

Sewing hobby becomes an American Girl business
The Wilmington Star-News
Fri, 20 Nov 2009
By Lori Kennedy-Stewart, StarNews Correspondent From jeans and swimsuits to fur jackets and underclothes, Jane Fulton can sew any type of clothing. She just chooses to make them doll-sized.

Saturday's Crafts Fair, including Diane DeSerio's Fabrications, will be a 'shopping bonanza'
Ridgefield Press
Fri, 20 Nov 2009
A lifelong passion for sewing, together with some creative brainstorming, provided the inspiration for Diane DeSerio to launch a new business, âFabricationsâ from her Ridgefield home.

Anderson places in sewing contest
The Saline Reporter
Sat, 21 Nov 2009
Vivian Anderson, 14, of Saline took first place at the 16th annual American Sewing Expo held Sept. 25 through 27.

Clever with a budget and quick with a stitch
The Sacramento Bee
Sat, 21 Nov 2009
As costumer for the Sacramento Opera's production of "The Elixir of Love ," Yvette Harding's job begins long before the curtain rises. It's a job that requires everything from research to sewing skills.

About Businesses:
No knocks, just a feast of kudos
Orlando Sentinel
Fri, 20 Nov 2009
Welcome to my seventh annual Thanksgiving salute to the great, silent, unsung majority of businesses that are honest, competent and above average in every way. This year, for the first time, there was a write-in campaign for a business â Sewing Studio Fabric Superstore in Maitland.

This Weekend: Thread Fashion Event at Fort Mason
Thu, 19 Nov 2009
T-shirt silk screening booth at Thread Just in time for the holidays, Thread will be having a two-day shopping extravaganza this weekend at Fort Mason Center, featuring wares from the top 100 hand-picked independent fashion and art designers. Attendees can expect to find clothing, denim, sneakers, jewelry, street wear, accessories, bags, "cut n sew," new contemporary, and vintage, and many ...

Giving Back:
Group of grandmas donate fleece tie blankets to Williams Elementary School second-graders
The Flint Journal
Thu, 19 Nov 2009
Ryan Garza | The Flint Journal Grandma Pam Balogh (right), of Milford, is hugged by Williams Elementary School second-graders after delivering fleece blankets Wednesday to the classroom that she made with a group of women from Oakland County. The sewing group...

Blind students benefit from new equipment
Northwest Arkansas Times
Sun, 22 Nov 2009
FAYETTEVILLE â Thirteen-year-old Elizabeth Sheeler likes all kinds of art and enjoys sewing and knitting. Algebra is one of her favorite subjects. She makes As and Bs as an eighth-grade student at Woodland Junior High School.

On a mission
Sheboygan Press
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 02:06 AM PST
PLYMOUTH Inside a light blue warehouse on Factory Street, dozens of volunteers were busy at work on sewing machines
, on a mission to complete 45 camouflaged quilts to fulfill a very special request from a now-fallen soldier.

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

1 comment:

  1. Hey! The month of tops sewalong wasn't nearly as exciting as your "Project Runway Contest", but it was a little learning experience for me. I'm shooting for 10 tops, but secretly hopeing that I get a total of 12 - if that makes any sense at all.

    Are you on vacation yet? Mine starts tomorrow. I know I will sit up really late tonight, sleep in tomorrow morning, sew all day tomorrow (except I have to go to the grocery store and make a casserole to take to Thanksgiving dinner at a friends), I'll sew some on Thursday and then of course Fri., Sat., and Sun. IT'S GOING TO BE A GREAT SEWCATION!