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Sewing craze takes to airwaves in new TV show!

Sewing is not rocket science.

You can teach yourself, use hand-me-town tools and stitch as crooked as Mr. Magoo drives. The result will still be more interesting than most anything you can buy.

That's the message behind Sew News and Sew It All magazines, published by Colorado's Creative Crafts Group.

Now, the recent recession and concurrent "green revolution" have kickstarted sewers — roughly 31 million, or 27 percent of, American households included a sewer in 2009, according to the Craft & Hobby Association. Meanwhile, television glamorizes the skill, a la "Project Runway," and yesteryear's styles continue to rule in fashion and home design.

The result is that Sew It All is taking

Show host Ellen March demonstrates a ruffle stitching they will work on in the TV show.
its message to television, too, via a new PBS show set to air in spring 2011.

Read more: Sewing craze takes to airwaves - The Denver Post

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Comment by Angee Barbe on November 8, 2010 at 7:34pm
Is it going to be like 30 Minute Meals. I love that show, but there's no way I can cook a full course meal in 30 minutes! :D

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