sewing

Five makers share their experiences with underrepresentation and unfair treatment.
If you're thready to get into sewing, here are all the essentials you'll need to get your back(stitch) into it.
As a beginner sewer the fabric and pattern choices out there can be overwhelming, but the worst thing you can do is choose
How to make the trend of the summer!
Paul Nosa is a traveling sewing artist and musician. Armed with his self-made, solar-powered sewing machine he drives around the United States in his green van, asking people to conjure five-word scenarios, which he then sews.
For all you forgetful folks out there, this DIY is a must to help keep your life in order.
"This is for always being labeled as, 'ugly' or 'angry'. Thank God, stereotypes are just opinions," she wrote in another
As the women sew, each adds a pocket to every dress. Inside that pocket, the new owner of the dress will find a small cross
ver 60,000 women work in more than 22 Red Light Districts in Kolkata, India, alone. Sarah and Kristin wanted to create an alternative for Pinkie, and for all of the women wanting to leave or were vulnerable to the sex industry.
On Veterans' Day, tie one on (...a Victory Apron, of course!), and salute the nation's oldest support to military personnel, the USO.
In my mind I was making an incredible jacket, but one mistake led to another mistake and in then end I had spent $80 on materials and 12 hours on a hideous jacket that I will never wear. As with my (many) DIY disasters in the past, I had to go through 5 stages of recovery.
I realize that, in fact, fashion is deeply interesting to me. It's about who we are, who we were, who we might become. Coco Chanel said, "Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street; fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."
You know those seasons in life that you look back on and think, "Whew, those were some amazing times!"? Well, that's how we're going to look back on what's happening right now.
Sewing (and crocheting and quilting and darning) These days, if someone gets a hole in their socks or jeans, they generally
What makes a piece of craft great? Is it technical mastery, innovative approach or creative ideas? In late April, the CraftFoxes
If you're staring down your calendar to Mother's Day, and have a mother who expects more than the standard-issue flowers, you're in luck. The sassy, classy gifts collected in this list can be crafted in one afternoon.
From April 28 to March 26, 2014, our competition will be accepting nominations for Craftys awards (you can also nominate
Sewing machines have unexpected uses beyond fixing a hem or adding a button. You can use it turn plastic bags into fabric, bind a book and more.
Randall Smith, owner of Renaissance Pageants, stepped out of his luxury sedan, flawlessly dressed. In the backseat of his car sat several big boxes. I asked if they were crowns and trophies. 'No,' he said. They were products.
I quickly chose my fabrics, knowing full well that I had little time to meander as life with a newborn baby has me on the tight milk leash. I headed to the fabric table, which I will subsequently refer to as the 'hellmouth.'