Apr 26, 2010

Sewing Over the Wire - 04/26/10

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



Project Runway:
For Sario, 'Runway' a springboard
Honolulu Advertiser
Thu, 22 Apr 2010
As Season 7 of Lifetime's hit reality show "Project Runway" comes to a close tonight, Hawai'i's first contestant, Jay Nicholas Sario, who graduated from Mililani High School and learned fashion skills at Honolulu Community College, is forging forward with his fashion career, madly designing and sewing his spring 2011 collection.

Project Runway semifinalist Suede kicks off Project Fabricland in North Plainfield
Independent Press
Sun, 25 Apr 2010
Fashion designer, Suede, a semifinalist from “Project Runway Season 5,” will kick off Project Fabricland, a sewing competition based on the popular television series, at 2 p.m. on Sunday,
May 2, 2010, at a fashion show at North Plainfield High School, 34 Wilson Ave., North Plainfield.

About People:
Prom -- By Design
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Thu, 22 Apr 2010
In the cult classic movie "Pretty in Pink," main character Andie Walsh doesn't have the financial means to buy a new prom dress. Fortunately, she knows her way around a sewing machine
and has a fierce sense of style. Put the two together and you have John Hughes' version of Cinderella.

Online jewel in Erin's crown
Herald Sun
Wed, 21 Apr 2010
AS A high school student, Erin Kilty developed a love of sewing under the guidance of an inspiring teacher.

Midvale immigrants learning to sew for profit
KSL Salt Lake City Tue, 20 Apr 2010
Midvale City has started offering classes for women to learn how to sew and how to market what they make. The Mother's Club helps Hispanic women learn a skill that helps their families and others.

Coming Sunday: 100 State Fair projects in 100 days
The
Des Moines Register Fri, 23 Apr 2010
Havenât started your baking and sewing for this yearâs Fair? Then youâre probably not ready to compete against the likes of Andrea Spencer of Gilbert, who plans to complete at least 100 State Fair projects in 100 days and has been blogging about her progress .

Earth Day: Kids say sew what to recycling
Cowichan News Leader Pictorial
Thu, 22 Apr 2010
Parent volunteer Starla Parkin shows Kelly Evoy how to sew her own vest. others also read...

Sew difficult
The Columbus Dispatch
Sat, 24 Apr 2010
Listen to the hum of a roomful of industrial sewing machines. Catch a note or two of the smooth jazz coming from the boombox in the corner. Hear the giggle of a mother as she recalls a skill that she hasn't put to much use since home-economics class.

Sew and Show
Willows Journal Fri, 23 Apr 2010
Carmen Lopez is a self-proclaimed quilting junkie who was introduced to her passionate addiction through peer pressure. "My friend told me to check out a quilting class and I didn't want to because I thought it was just for old ladies," Lopez joked....


About Businesses:
New Brother Website Live â Printers & Office Solutions At Your Side
PRWeb
Tue, 20 Apr 2010
Brother, Australia's most trusted brand for the print and imaging, labelling and sewing markets, launched its brand new website at www.brother.com.au. (PRWeb
Apr 20, 2010) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/printer/office_solutions/prweb3899444.htm

Research and Markets: Men's and Boys' Cut and Sew Work Clothing Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its ...
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
Wed, 21 Apr 2010
DUBLIN----Research and Markets has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Men's and Boys' Cut and Sew Work Clothing Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade" to their offering.

Events:
Get crafty with UNIQUE LA
KPCC Pasadena
Fri, 23 Apr 2010
UNIQUE LA bills itself as the largest independent design show in the nation featuring more than 300 designers and artists. The 2nd annual Spring Show is this weekend. Among the many activities will be a sewing workshop led by Jin Kim of Common Thread Studio.

Giving Back:
Giving warmth and love to those who serve
9 News
Denver Fri, 23 Apr 2010
KERSEY - Inside Mrs. Dillard's math class at
Platte Valley Elementary School, you will hear the sound of students learning things like multiplication and percentages. But if you step outside her class into the hallway, you will hear the gentle humming of sewing machines.

Girl Scouts sew pillows for cancer patients at Vassar Hospital
Poughkeepsie Journal
Sat, 24 Apr 2010
Girl Scouts Taylor Triola, 10, and Jordan Green, 9, proudly showed off their sewing skills Friday. And they helped others in the process.

Help needed to aid soldiers
The
Springfield News-Leader Sat, 24 Apr 2010
Harriet Fritz needed to do something more than pray. When the prayer list at
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Springfield/ Nixa, kept including military personnel, Fritz turned to her strength: knitting and sewing.

New Products:
Book brings Stewart touch to sewing
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Fri, 23 Apr 2010
Martha Stewart establishes herself as a stitchery expert with "Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts," a book that provides guidance on a range of issues related to sewing, from setting up a work area to embellishing with embroidery.


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