Younger generation recovers lost art of sewing
By Chris Zdeb, Edmonton Journal
Photograph by: Shaughn Butts, The Journal, Edmonton Journal
Angela Kelly teaches everyone from kids and moms to whoever wants to learn how to sew. Here, Stella Chamberlain sews bikinis to sell in Asia, with proceeds…Continue
Added by Susan on August 9, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments
My baby quilts are soft, cuddly, and can make a wonderful touch and feel blanket, as well.
What gives the quilts that added special touch? The fabric is called minky, which is luxurious and silky…Continue
"When a little girl puts on a tutu, she begins to dance.
Or, said Kaleena Lidke of Alma, they prance.
Lidke, 28, is the daughter in a mother/daughter team that makes tutus. They have an online business, The Two Tutu Ladies. http://www.thetwotutuladies.com/
"Eva Sophia Shimanski, 10, picked out the perfect thing to wear on the plane for her family’s trip to Colorado last week: the dress she had just made at sewing camp. “It’s really comfortable,” she said. Eva Sophia is one of many kids who have recently discovered the old art of sewing. Camps and community centers are offering…Continue
When Zelma Steeper finished sewing her daughter Beverly’s wedding dress, she made sure it looked “as good on the inside as it did out”, says Beverly Silby, now 71.
So much so that on one occasion the young woman accidentally wore it inside out.
Mrs Silby came from the NSW Riverina to attend the opening night of The White Wedding Dress…