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Lifestyle briefs -- Published Aug. 1, 2014
The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop's annual Arts and Crafts Event will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 207 E. Alpine Ave., Stockton.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Art therapist: Fiber work relaxing
Kelly Darke holds up two of the fiber art buttons that she makes. She sells the creations at on her website, an etsy shop, and at Live Coal Gallery.
Sew Generously in St. Charles to sponsor all night sew-a-thon to support local women's shelter
Sew Generously, a Bernina dealer and fabric store in St. Charles IL, is sponsoring an all-night Sew-A-Thon on behalf of Mutual Ground Women and Children's Domestic Violence Shelter in Aurora.
The Japan Times
Lacquerware's overseas journey into the arts
The deluge of Western culture entering Japan from the Meiji Era brought new concepts distinguishing art and craft.
Textile artist Jenny makes scraps pretty as a picture
TRIMS from old pillowcases and cardigans, scraps of tweed and jewel-coloured silks are proving to be the foundation for new artwork.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Crochet Easter bunny rabbit face coaster, basket tote and purse
Here is a fun three piece set that uses a bunny face as a design element. There is a coaster for the bunny's carrot juice, a grassy tote to haul away all the goodies and a pretty purse made with doubled yarn.
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Pellon moves headquarters to Largo
The Haskell family, owners of Pellon Consumer Products, has been in the fabric and textile industry for four generations.
Patricia Monroe teaches women in Haiti to embroider for income
This would give them a little independence from their spouse and, most importantly, invite them to feel good about themselves.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
8th annual Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair comes to Grayslake
Explore fiber arts at the eighth annual Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair Aug. 1-3 in the Expo Center at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Ararat Advertiser
Fields and forests to be presented by Ararat Embroiderers' Guild
FIELDS and Forests is a thematic exhibition highlighting the creativity and skill of members of the Ararat Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild Victoria.
Trend Hunter Magazine
Flamboyant Varsity Apparel - Allan Vos Shows Some Skin With His...
Dutch designer Allan Vos presented his Spring/Summer 2015 collection during Amsterdam Fashion week and stunned audience members with the youthful and revealing menswear range.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Mid Devon Star
RAMM Commemorates the Outbreak of the First World War
VISITORS are invited to Exeter 's Royal Albert Memorial Museum on Saturday 30 August to commemorate outbreak of the First World War with a Great Fete in Rougemont and the museum gardens, an embroidered hanging in the courtyard and a new fine art exhibition.
Daily Press & Argus
Sights & sounds downtown: Fine art, acoustic music festival return to Brighton
Downtown Brighton becomes unplugged this week as art and music combine for the 31st Brighton Fine Art & Acoustic Music Festival.
Home Reorganizing: Not as fun as crafting, but essential to achieving creative potential
Pegboard in great for organizing creative spaces. Hanging art and craft tools on the wall adds a decorative element and eliminates clutter on the floor and atop work surfaces.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Gorgeous Fabric Sculptures of Moths, Butterflies, and Other Insects
Artist Yumi Okita creates gorgeous fabric sculptures of moths, butterflies, and other insects.
Blake Lively Pulls A Beyonce By Revealing Wedding Dress In Preserve Video
Almost two years have past since Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds married in a surprise ceremony in South Carolina, but the actress is only just revealing her wedding dress to the world -- or at least a portion of it.
A peek inside the Tin Can Studio
Caroline Ballhorn and Jenny Lee Craig run Tin Can Studio, a mobile arts space that will be stationed at Deer Lake this summer.
Donna Erickson: Piound out a pouch
Beckett Nielsen, 7, wears a pounded floral pouch he designed and sewed with his mom, Jennifer Colletti.
Fashionable accessories the next frontier for outdoor living spaces
According to Casual Living and Apartment Therapy's 2013 Outdoor Decorating Survey, 55 percent of respondents have an outdoor room and 43 percent either want one or were in the process of creating one.