Posts tagged "sewing"

True Story: How Sewing Empowered Me To Shape My Own Body Image

Uncomfortable with being told what clothes you can or can’t wear? Give sewing a go.

Jenny Rushmore | August 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

8 Useless Things I Learned In Home Economics Class (And How They Failed Me)

In middle school, I took a cooking class and a “life skills” class, each of which promised to prepare me for fancy grown-up tasks like adequately feeding myself, running a…

Claire Hannum | October 6, 2014 - 11:00 am

A Bunch Of Scottish Guys Have Started A Gentlemen’s Sewing Club

Oh boys — isn’t it adorable when they start learning how to take care of themselves? For example, take the Scottish dudes behind the Gentlemen’s Sewing Club — a new…

Julie Gerstein | October 10, 2012 - 11:40 am

Turns Out Sweaters Do Grow On Trees

Okay, not really. This is an art installation by Seattle artist Suzanne Tidwell, who stitches large scale pieces out of brightly colored yarn and then wraps them around trees, sculptures,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 11, 2012 - 8:30 am

The Trend That Is Not A Trend: Sewing Clothes!

Cutting edge paper thing The New York Times has uncovered a thriving underworld in Brooklyn, full of women who have taken up needles and thread for this thing called –…

Julie Gerstein | August 8, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Fancy Yourself A Fashion Designer?

Dying for a new summer wardrobe, but don’t have the cash? Tired of having the same clothes as every other mall shopper? Then, it’s about time you get working on…

Annika Harris | June 2, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Quote Of The Day: Eva Longoria Parker On Her Role As A Wife

“I’m a 1950s housewife. I love baking. I love sewing. Being home with Tony. My mother was like that. Always took care of her husband. I always admired and wanted…

Catherine Strawn | August 7, 2008 - 5:15 pm

Crave: Travel Thread Kit

Why have hotels stopped stocking their rooms with little sewing kits? We were recently staying in one that actually charged guests for a few measly pieces of thread and a…

Catherine Strawn | July 30, 2008 - 5:00 pm