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February 29, 2008

Court Finds Sewing Patterns are Data, Not Code

Court case involving copyrights of patterns is resolved.  From Radar Oreilly (blog)


February 15, 2008

FIBER THERAPY -- The 21st century sewing 'lounge'

Switching the Internet cafe business model to sewing machines? CARYN ROUSSEAU chats a spell with the proprietor of Quiltology, Chicago's sewing lounge.  From Detroit Lakes Tribune


January 20, 2008

'Bag lady' has grand vision

Surrey school trustee Heather Stilwell shows the many book bags she has made for inner-city school kids. The bags will be handed out, with book inside, this September when school starts.  From The Now Newspaper


January 2, 2008

Tailoring to the Rogue Valley

This is one in a weekly series of profiles on locally owned and operated businesses in Southern Oregon.  From Medford Oregon Mail Tribune


December 31, 2007

Sewing patterns over iTunes / RSS 2.0

OK Crafters & Makers, you're in for a treat, we're testing out something really new - delivering patterns over iTunes for our new zine CRAFT!  From Make:zine


December 15, 2007

101st help to beautify Baghdad with needed

Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, completed several beautification and improvement projects in Zafaraniya and outside Forward Operating Base Loyalty in July. The projects included five playgrounds, two soccer fields, a soccer park and a sewing co-op.  From The Leaf Chronicle.


December 1, 2007

Downtown finery never matched up to Mom's

Just last week, when I needed to hem new curtains I'd bought for my son's room, I took the dust cover off my mother's trusty old Singer sewing machine, the one she'd used for years. Last summer, after she died and we sold her house, I took it home with me.  From The San Francisco Chronicle.


November 20, 2007

Richard Guzm�n tries his hand at making a quilt

OK, so this wasn't my most adventurous or dangerous challenge. And it wasn't as funny as when I tried yoga or became a mascot for a day, but to my surprise, making a quilt, or at least a small part of one, was surprisingly fulfilling. From The Desert Sun.


November 1, 2007

Help in a time of sadness

They consider it a labor of love.  From Journal & Courier.


October 15, 2007

Quilter is part of the fabric of the community

Geri Vieaux of Rhinelander has been quilting for almost 20 years. As now retired owner of Geri's Fabric Patch, she has been an influential part of this community and the quilting industry. From the Daily News.


October 1, 2007

The Woman Behind The Vikings' Jerseys

No one knows football jerseys better than Penny Bryce. For more than thirty years her family's been sewing the names and numbers on every Minnesota Vikings jersey.  From WCCO.


September 15, 2007

Ever Been To Singer's Castle?

Dark Island is home to Singer Castle, named for Singer Sewing Machine Co., the employer of Frederick Gilbert Bourne who built the estate for his family.  From CNN.com.


September 1, 2007

Smockers meet to preserve disappearing art.  From the Northwest Arkansas' News Source.


August 20, 2007

A DIY 'Project Runway' tour

Great fashion boutiques, bars and events in New York City.  From CNN.com.


July 4, 2007

Nun's Sewing Projects Helps African AIDS Orphans

BOKUBA, TANZANIA � It is here in East Africa that the Empowering Women's Future/AIDS Orphans Sewing Project finds its home at the motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Therese of the Child Jesus. From the Fon Du Lac Reporter.


July 3, 2007

Sewing program gets needed improvements

The Sewing Program, which has been at Pearl River Central for 15 years, had a new look this year. From the Picayune Item.

 

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