Oct 26, 2010

Sewing Over the Wire 10/26/10

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

NEW TV SHOW
Sewing craze takes to airwaves
Denver Post Sat, 23 Oct 2010
Sewing is not rocket science. 









ABOUT PEOPLE
Hobby survives on sew-cialization
Daily Sparks Tribune Tue, 19 Oct 2010
SPARKS  The buttons on a jacket or a shirt hold the garment together, but it is people who hold together the hobby of button collecting. âItâs hard to sustain a hobby alone, said Gil Biggie, founder of the Western Regional Button Association (WRBA). 


Aunt Norie's Sewing Room
The Tonganoxie Mirror Thu, 21 Oct 201
From a young mother: âI donât sew at all. I want the girls to learn to sew and theyâre anxious to learn. Iâm so proud of them I could bust â they are really trying,â adding âtheyâve begun with hand embroidery work, that embroidery thread is just impossible. 


On the whole, fabric art pieces sensational
The Daily Sentinel Sat, 23 Oct 2010
Patchwork be darned; these women decided to make fabric art pieces from whole cloth. No cutting into small pieces,  then sewing them together in the traditional methods of quilt making. These rotary cutting rebels, collectively known as the Art Quilt Association (AQuA), set a new standard for themselves with their latest exhibit, âSingular Sensations.

Quilters sewing up bags for Eagle Scout project
Colfax Record Thu, 21 Oct 201
Alta resident Caroline Gillies of Alta is spearheading a "Queens" project to help her grandson, Spencer Whisenand of Modesto, with his Eagle Scout project. Spencer, 13, has organized the 

Cute as a button
Technician Mon, 18 Oct 2010
How a common button can become your favorite accessory. I used to work in a costume shop at a local theater company and after several fights with sewing machines, the costume designer finally said, "you do buttons." 
 

ABOUT BUSINESS
âSew Many Kreationsâ merges business with a personal touch
Americus Times-Recorder Sat, 23 Oct 2010
Laurie Tylerâs âSew Many Kreationsâ is open for business in downtown Americus and is striving to meet local needs in furniture upholstery, sewing, monogramming and home decorating. 


GIVING BACK
Sewing for a cause: Girl makes dresses for Haiti
Lancaster Online Mon, 18 Oct 2010
A singer was performing an emotional song at this summer's Creation music festival, as equally emotional video images of Haiti's earthquake played on the big screen behind him. And somewhere out in the crowd was 10-year-old Alexys Palmer of East Lampeter Township. Thinking, "that just makes me so ... 


Sewing for service
Chipley Bugle Wed, 20 Oct 2010
Members of the newly formed Sew Crazy 4-H Club arenât just crazy about sewing for themselves; theyâre sewing with service learning in mind. Through participation in 4-H community service projects, youth are connected to their communities and learn to give back to others. 


Church group donates bookbags to help kids learn to read
The Wilmington Star-News Sun, 24 Oct 2010
Volunteers from Wilmington-area Baptist churches are sewing bookbags and stuffing them with childrenâs books to distribute to youngsters who need them. 

Sewing event to help young mothers - From the Poughkeepsie Journal
Poughkeepsie Journal Sun, 24 Oct 2010
Young mothers at the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie will be well supplied with bibs and blankets for their babies, thanks to a daylong event Saturday hosted by a sewing group at the Poughkeepsie Plaza Mall in the town. 

Project Linus event turns out 542 blankets for ill, traumatized children
Herald & Review Thu, 21 Oct 2010
DECATUR - Making blankets in a gymnasium jammed with people,tables, sewing machines and fabric is a fall tradition for most ofthe 152 people who participated Thursday in Make A Blanket Day forProject Linus at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-daySaints. 


NEW BOOKS
Some Excellent Quilt Books for Gardeners
BellaOnline Sun, 24 Oct 2010
Among the more popular garden crafts are quilting and sewing. There are many quilt books that feature garden quilt projects. Here are some recommended quilt titles for gardeners.

EVENTS
PFAFF® Invites You to Sew Chic Techniques
Business Wire Mon, 25 Oct 2010
LAVERGNE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PFAFF®, the leading global brand of premier sewing and embroidery machines, invites you to Sew Chic Techniques, a hands-on class that will teach you how to achieve todayâs most sophisticated trends.

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