Feb 22, 2010

Sewing Over The Wire 02/22/10

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

Enjoy your reading.



About People:
Spyboys get sewing to parade with the Mardi Gras Indians
New Orleans Times-Picayune Mon, 15 Feb 2010
New organization, the Porch, fosters neighborhood tradition

One quilt at a time
The Troy Record
Thu, 18 Feb 2010
COLONIE  There may not be geese flying at this quilting store, but there is one thing that is undoubtedly soaring high: spirits. The ambiance of Flying Geese Fabrics is what you’d expect from a store built on those who are making quilts, and memories in the process. Music plays quietly in the background, while the fabrics that abound absorb the sound of a sewing machine
at work.

Program sews together the social fabric
Everett Herald
Thu, 18 Feb 2010
EVERETT â Sewing can be a quiet, solitary activity for Susan Chesney. It can also be a social event with a roomful of her friends.

'Fashion is Freedom' for CFW's emerging designers
The Post and Courier
Wed, 17 Feb 2010
At the moment, designs are being drawn, fabric is being cut and sewing machines
are humming.

About Businesses:
Two High-Tech Sewing and Embroidery Machines from Brother International Corporation Earn âBest Buyâ Status from ...
PRWeb
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 14:33 PM PST
Supporting its reputation as a leading supplier of innovative products for the home sewing enthusiast, Brother International Corporation recently received two prestigious “Best Buy” awards in the sewing machine category
from Consumers Digest magazine, a highly respected authority on value in the consumer marketplace. (PRWeb Feb 18, 2010) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...

Sewing an African tradition
WTOC 11 Savannah Fri, 19 Feb 2010
Basket sewers teach us how to make baskets like the Africans.

Kelly Osbourne Hopes to Launch Clothing Line Soon
AceShowbiz
Fri, 19 Feb 2010
Kelly Osbourne, who received sewing lesson from 'Dancing with the Stars' wardrobe department, is desperate to follow Gwen Stefani 's footsteps in having her own fashion range.

Locals create hundred of blankets for "Make a Blanket Day"
KTVB Boise
Sat, 20 Feb 2010
NAMPA -- It's national "Make a Blanket Day" and one group in Nampa is out to make hundreds for kids in the U.S. and Haiti. Inside Karcher Mall in
Nampa, about 50 volunteers from Project Linus pulled out their sewing machines and went to work. Both young and old chipped in to sew. The group was making blankets for Haitian kids as well as kids in local hospitals. "Anytime there is a disaster any .

Economy Related:
Can low-paying garment industry save Haiti?
KIFI Idaho Falls
Sun, 21 Feb 2010
Jordanie Pinquie Rebeca leans forward and guides a piece of suit-jacket wool and its silky lining into a sewing machine
, where - bat! bat! bat! - they're bound together to be hemmed.

Can low-paying garment industry save Haiti?
KIFI Idaho Falls
Sun, 21 Feb 2010
Jordanie Pinquie Rebeca leans forward and guides a piece of suit-jacket wool and its silky lining into a sewing machine
, where - bat! bat! bat! - they're bound together to be hemmed.

Giving Back:
Central Coast Quilters donates to Hospice patients
The Adobe Press
Mon, 15 Feb 2010
Members of the Central Coast Quilters recently completed a labor-of-love sewing project to benefit individuals receiving end-of-life care from Hospice Partners of the Central Coast.

Church women build thread between Haiti, Mount Morris
The Flint Journal
Fri, 19 Feb 2010
CourtesyLois Thompson and Bea Griffeth Niepoetter check a couple of the pillowcase dresses they are making with a sewing group from Mt. Morris Community Church.This is the tale of the pillowcase dresses at Mt. Morris Community Church. Last summer, Bea...

Can low-paying garment industry save Haiti?
KIFI Idaho Falls
Sun, 21 Feb 2010
Jordanie Pinquie Rebeca leans forward and guides a piece of suit-jacket wool and its silky lining into a sewing machine
, where - bat! bat! bat! - they're bound together to be hemmed.



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