Buy One Get One FREE Sewing Repair Books

| March 13, 2012

Yes, you heard it right!  Call it March Madness or call it Spring Fever!  Call it what you want but this is the first ever opportunity to get one of our sewing machine, serger or treadle repair books absolutely FREE — you just pay the shipping fee. Here’s what you do: Visit our SewMachineRepair website to [...]

For a Family Business, a Full-Time Cameo on ‘Project Runway’ – New York Times

| July 29, 2011

For a Family Business, a Full-Time Cameo on ‘Project Runway’ – New York Times (blog) New York Times (blog) For a Family Business, a Full-Time Cameo on ‘Project Runway’ New York Times (blog) In 1976, he came to New York with his wife to work as a contractor — sewing for designers like Michael Kors, [...]

Sacred Ceremonial Wear: ‘Clothes to go see God in’ – Taos News

| June 16, 2011

Sacred Ceremonial Wear: ‘Clothes to go see God in’ – Taos News A major help in this was beginning to practice Lakota spirituality about five years ago, and it’s also now cleared the path for her business sewing Lakota ceremonial clothing. “I prayed about doing something that was more in line with my spiritual path [...]

Savannah Grandmother Sees Her Hobby Grow Into an Online Business – Savannah Morning News

| June 13, 2011

Savannah Grandmother Sees Her Hobby Grow Into an Online Business – Savannah Morning News Arlene Ferrino’s love of sewing began in childhood. “My grandmother was my teacher,” she recalls of the Italian immigrant who made her living as a seamstress in New York’s garment district. “I remember sitting by her side, watching with wide-eyed Related [...]

Area woman sewing again after tornado destroys her home – Gadsden Times

| May 25, 2011

Area woman sewing again after tornado destroys her home – Gadsden Times By the time she was a teenager, she was making her own clothes. Smith opened her sewing business a few years later and never slowed down. But her life was turned upside down on April 27, and she soon discovered many challenges were [...]

Janet’s Chili Peppers in Wilmer makes glamorous gowns and more – Everything Alabama Blog

| May 17, 2011

Janet’s Chili Peppers in Wilmer makes glamorous gowns and more – Everything Alabama Blog For Hollinghead’s business, the couple purchased property that contained that she has worked with a broken wrist for about four weeks and she hasn’t stopped sewing,” Hollinghead said. The two Wilmer residents not only bond over sewing, but Related Posts:Sacred Ceremonial [...]

Dad still makes SHeDaisy girls do the dishes – Deseret News

| May 12, 2011

Dad still makes SHeDaisy girls do the dishes – Deseret News Through the years, the one constant for the Osborns has been the sewing business that his father opened the year Dave was born. At first, the original Osborns sewed for companies such as Pendleton, Eddie Bauer and White Stag, but when cheap overseas labor [...]

Dawn sews up a one-woman business – Wanganui Chronicle

| May 5, 2011

Wanganui Chronicle Dawn sews up a one-woman business Wanganui Chronicle HER BUSINESS: Dawn Potaka and grandson Shodan Casson with the waterproof vests she makes and sells. Photo / Stuart Munro 290411wcsmbiz-1 After decades of sewing for other people, Wanganui woman Dawn Potaka has started her own home clothing business. …     Read the article [...]

The Avatar’s New Clothes – Fast Company

| April 27, 2011

Fast Company The Avatar’s New Clothes Fast Company Ram, the patriarch, trained as a mechanical engineer, took a job fixing sewing machines, and finally founded a company, Tukatech, that made fashion-design software. (Breasts, he later explained, are the hardest body part to design for. …     Read the article Related Posts:7 Ways to Create [...]

Stay-at-home mom finds busines niche sewing kids clothes – Chattanooga Times Free Press

| April 5, 2011

Her sewing business was launched a year after the birth of her second child, daughter Ruth, 3. Hometown : Born in Rome, Ga., now lives in Rossville. Education : Bachelor of Science in family and child development from Auburn University, and a master’s Read the article Related Posts:Interview with Lillian Weber of JSAW Mastectomy DesignsInterview [...]