Monthly Archives: September 2010

Embroidery Extravaganza!

I’ve just returned from the American Sewing Expo in Novi, MI. It was another great show full of inspiration! I spent the weekend running make-and-take demos in the Sew Experience Cafe, hosting the third annual Embroidery Extravaganza fashion show, and … Continue reading

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Project Runway Episode 9

This week the designers had to create looks suitable for a high-fashion advertorial. They were given two days (one day more than usual) and $300 for fabric and notions to complete their looks. The best part–the challenge winner would get $20,000 … Continue reading

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Deals & Steals

Save 20% off the Swirl Mesh at the Quilt and Sew Shop. This deal is only good until Sunday, October 3rd, so purchase it today!

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Something to Share campaign

Dress for Success partnered with Echo Design Group to launch a campaign called “Something to Share.” The purpose of the campaign is to raise funds for Dress for Success Worldwide, an international nonprofit organization that helps disadvantaged women by providing … Continue reading

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Project Runway Episode 8

This week the designers faced the task of designing a sportswear look inspired by fashion icon Jackie O. that reflected their personal style. The designers were given $150 for fabric and notions, and Michael D. felt not so great about … Continue reading

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Deals & Steals

The Sept/Oct ’09 issue is only $4 at the Quilt and Sew Shop–that’s a 33% savings! Get instructions for making cute fall candle wraps, techniques for avoiding design distortion and more. Don’t miss out on this deal!

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Hopes & Dreams Quilt Challenge for ALS

Raise awareness for ALS by participating in the Hopes & Dreams donation program/quilt contest. Donate a quilt that’s at least 35″x44″ and it will go directly to an ALS patient or used to raise awareness and research money for ALS … Continue reading

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Deals & Steals

CME‘s exclusive Square Cross design is 25% off the retail price until Sunday, September 19th. Don’t miss out on this awesome deal!

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Project Runway Episode 7

Micahel Kors presented the challenge to the designers this week, which was to create a resortwear look that reflected each designer’s aesthetic. But the episode wouldn’t be complete without a twist–Tim paired up the designers and they had to create … Continue reading

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Project Runway Episode 6

This week the designers had to turn ugly bridesmaids dresses into fashionable frocks. Their models were “real-life” bridesmaids with the dresses they actually wore at a wedding. The designers had to use most of the original dress fabric and were … Continue reading

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