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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Highlights from Vivienne Tam's spring 2015 presentation

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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11 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Fair deal for city shoppers

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.

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11 hrs ago | BellaOnline

Tatting Lace by CreAtor 8

Tatting pattern books from Japan are so lavishly photographed and illustrated that it makes me quite envious at times. And this latest new book surpasses all previous ones.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Newkerala.com

Manipuri artisan awarded for her contribution towards handloom

L Subadini Devi, a resident of Wangkhei Tokpam Leikai in Imphal East district, is the proud recipient of Sant Kabir Award for her contribution towards the handloom sector. She received the prestigious award from the President in July this year.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Veteran given the opportunity to view his father's work at St Paul's Cathederal

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.

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The Argus

A celebration of some truly ink-redible art

When Carne Griffiths quit his day job three years ago, he sat down beside his easel and poured himself a drink of brandy to celebrate. He'd given up on his 12-year job as a commercial embroidery designer to try to carve himself a niche as an artist.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Four new exhibits weave yarns at Virginia MOCA

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.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Sewing with Nancy

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.

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KDWN

Calvin Klein goes classic, sophisticated

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.

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Information Technology

BERNINA Introduces Its 16-Needle Embroidery Machine

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.

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Capital Weekly

Donations help create Lura Libby supply closet

With the donations received the parents group was able to create a supply closet for the teachers and staff members to access all year. The Friends and Family of Lura Libby would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their donations: Domino's Pizza, KDK llc.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Cravenherald.co.uk

Yarn and fabric festival coming to Barnoldswick

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.

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Sew News

Meet the Expert! Q&A with Sulky Educator Carol Ingraham

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.

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InStyle

Eric Wilsona s Front Row Diary: Your Fashion Forecast for Spring 2015 Looks Decidedly Upbeat

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.

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Fibre2Fashion

Interfiliere Shanghai & Shanghai Mode celebrate 10th show

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.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Focus: Fiber 2014, a National Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Fiber Art Opens, 9/26

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.

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Enfield Independent

Hundreds of people were treated to the best that Ukraine has to offer at his first Enfield festival.

The aim of the event was to promote a positive image of Ukraine. A variety of craft artists showcased their traditional egg painting, intricate embroidery, flower headdresses and wood carvings, while talented accordion and bandura trio Zhayvir mesmerised the crowd with their folk melodies.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Sys-Con Media

SVP Worldwide Launches 'Inspira Studio(TM) by ClosetMaid(R)'...

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.

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Examiner.com

How to pick the best dress for any occasion

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.

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Glasgow South and East Wood Today

Jenny finds 'custhie' medium for her art

Artist Jenny Duncan has works with various media and her latest exhibition sees her fusing her art with cushions and other soft furnishings. A graduate of the esteemed Scottish College of Textiles in the Scottish Borders, Jenny - who now lives in Netherlee - calls on her experience as a product developer with high end firms, including Jaeger, Pringle, Nike and Adidas to introduce new relatioships between her art, embroidery and applique..

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