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New courses on offer at Keighley Fab Lab
Courses on offer include hand embroidery and sewing, which will begin on Thursday; digital photography, starting on Tuesday, March 18; flower arranging, from April 3; life fitness, from April 7, and programming Raspberry Pi, from April 9. Chris Stott, for Fab Lab, said: "We want to ensure we serve a purpose to the people of Keighley and its ... (more)
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Angela Wolf's 2014 March Wardrobe Challenge
The March 2014 Challenge is here. This month's inspiration is to design, sew and restyle jeans .
See the basic 4 Rules For Mixing Shirt & Tie Patterns
Fortunately, learning to combine interesting shirts and ties is not as taxing as it sounds.
The Legend of Ethel Steadman
Ethel Steadman was renowned as a psychic and fortune teller in Dubbo in the 1950's, 60's and into the 70's.
Visual arts exhibitions look back at St Louis' history
Spring brings some important exhibitions in the visual arts; most of them will still be around for the heat of the summer.
Gaurang to unveil 'Chandbali' at LFW
Hyderabad, March 10: Award winning textile and fashion designer Gaurang Shah will unveil his "Chandbali" collection of classical Indian weaves fashion innovation at Lakme Fashion Week, beginning in Mumbai Wednesday.
Better Homes & Gardens
bedroom linen sets
A well-made bed can help you get a great night's sleep. When shopping for fitted and flat sheets and pillowcases, choose those with high thread counts for a soft and luxurious feel.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Daily Campus
Independent student art exhibition space threatened
This Sunday, 6th semester UConn student Julianne Norton showed her independent art exhibit at the Benton Beanery.
Period piece: Fashion of the Tudors and Stuarts
WHEN a husband starts divorce proceedings, it takes a special kind of person to sit and carefully embroider several fine shirts for his next season's wardrobe rather than set about the crotches of his suits with a pair of pinking shears.
'Knotty Lady' started to tat when she was 5
Ehrmantraut goes by Elaine. She is a matter-of-fact kind of woman seeing things either black or white.
Sew responsible: Cousins start complementary businesses creating...
Margaux, a sophomore at Dunmore High School, became interested in monogramming after noticing the trend during trips to the Delaware beach with her mother, Patrice Bonin.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
MRS. MURFREESBORO: Times are a-changin, even with sewing machines
"The times, they are a-changin." -- Bob Dylan, 1964 I've haven't had time to spend in my sewing/craft room lately, but when I indulged myself this week I became a bit overwhelmed.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Lace Society keeps a meticulous labor of love alive
Handmade lace requires dozens of bobbins and pins. The work is done on thick paper atop a firm pillow.
The Daily Star
With summer on the horizon, Azhari shows off beachy abayas
BEIRUT: Ethnic beach bohemian. That is how Amal Azhari describes her collections of designer abaya, sheer silk robes that bridge the perceived gap between conservative and contemporary fashion.
Art exhibits reflect on American history
Two exhibitions opening Friday at the Mississippi Museum of Art reflect on key moments in American history with particular resonance for Mississippians.
New Bedford celebrates fiber-based arts
From yarn-bombings to children's books illustrated with embroidery to fashion shows, downtown New Bedford's art community is celebrating fiber-based art.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Trend Hunter Magazine
32 Sewing-Inspired Furniture Pieces - These Sewing Furniture Designs Celebrate Needlework
These sewing furniture pieces flaunt inpiration from a range of intricate needlecrafts like sewing, embroidery and cross stitching, turning ordinarily decorative embellishments into functional design elements.
As a child, Carol Dixon was never far from a needle and a thread, nor the wherewithal to make them useful.
Vacheron Constantin, the world's oldest manufacturer of fine watches, unveiled its stunning Metiers d'Arts Fabuleux Ornements line, consisting of four new ladies' models, at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, an annual watch fair held earlier this year in Geneva.
Embroidery works go on display at St Patrick's Hall
PATIENCE is a virtue to all good embroiderers, but so is sharp eyesight and a magnifying glass, says Beverley Hawkes.