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Designer Vivienne Tam walks the runway at the Vivienne Tam fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center Designer Vivienne Tam walks the runway at the Vivienne Tam fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center New York Fashion Week officially came to an end on Sept. 12 and Examiner.com was on the scene for some of the top presentations.
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The fair, a platform to showcase women entrepreneurs from the country's eastern region, was inaugurated by Dhalbhum SDO, Prem Ranjan in the presence of his wife Satya Thakur. Spread across 70 kiosks, the fair offers collections from various boutiques in the city and the state as well as from Calcutta, seeking to provide shoppers more variety and choice for the festivities.
Normandy veteran Bob Conway made an emotional trip to St Paul's Cathedral in London on Saturday to see an embroidered altar frontal which his father helped create after the First World War. Mr Conway, 88, who lives in Trowbridge, was invited to see a display featuring the work of Walter Conway, after the altar cloth was put on display to mark the centenary of the Great War.
Three of the artists are rising stars in the wider art world. A fourth artist, Peninsula photographer Kristin Skees, holds her own in this company.
SEWING WITH NANCY, TV's longest- running sewing program, continues the tradition of bringing the best in contemporary sewing, quilting and home decorating ideas to public television viewers. Join Nancy Zieman and her guests as they share their love of the sewing arts by exploring the latest ideas in one of the country's most popular crafts.
With Fashion Week moving into its final day, some of the design world's biggest names were set to show their spring 2015 collections on the runways. Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs all were presenting on Thursday, as eight days featuring shows by approximately 200 designers came to a close.
At 16 needles, it's the home industry's largest and eliminates time spent rethreading between color changes. The E 16 also offers high-speed embroidery up to 1,400 stitches per minute and features a patented narrow cylindrical lower arm -- the smallest cylindrical embroidery arm in the industry.
There will be demonstrations of crafts such as lacemaking, cross-stitch, embroidery, spinning on wheel, braiding on a loom, felting, printing and how to dye wools using natural materials.
We recently had the pleasure of chatting with Ellen Osten , one of the fantastic instructors featured in the Sulky Certified Teacher Training Course Magical Thread Art and More. This week, fellow Sulky instructor and accomplished artist Carol Ingraham is giving us a behind-the-scenes look at the course.
Sit front row at Fashion Week with him by following him on Twitter and Instagram . In times of turmoil, designers, particularly American ones, often react with clothes that reflect a spirit of optimism, reminding us that fashion serves another purpose beyond being the basic necessity of clothes.
Interfilire Shanghai & Shanghai Mode Lingerie celebrate their 10th anniversary with their return at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on 20-21 October, 2014 with exciting collections of intimates and swimwear and new events adding value to the shows. Over the past 10 years, Interfilire Shanghai has grown progressively, as numbers of exhibitors multiplied five-fold, whilst trade visitors doubled to 7,300 from 60 countries in 2013.
Focus: Fiber 2014, a biennial exhibition of contemporary fiber art, will open on Friday, September 26, from 7:00 -10:00 pm and will be on view through January 18, 2015 in the Bacon Gallery at the Erie Art Museum. The opening reception will feature the presentation of artist awards.
Consisting of eight pieces of smart modular furniture, including a patent-pending thread cabinet, the INSPIRA STUDIOATM furniture collection addresses the needs of millions of DIY consumers who struggle to organize their growing array of supplies that make possible their creative passions, such as sewing, crafting, scrapbooking, embroidery, and knitting. As the DIY and personalization movement has exploded in recent years, so has the range and variety of materials -- so much so that consumers have spent more than $600 million annually on dedicated sewing and related areas, according to a recent report from Freedonia Research.
Choosing the perfect dress can be both exciting and challenging. There are some simple guidelines to help you find the best dress of a special occasion.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:03 pm
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