Upcycle

verb reuse (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original.

At the end of this interesting year, I would like to share with you 3 upcycle projects. In Dallas/Ft. Worth we have many talented and creative folk. Some of them share and inspire on the Facebook page DFW Wearables

First up Aimee Wilson, who also just happens to have started and is an admin for the Facebook group DFW Sewing .… Read the rest

The Ladybug Vera

A past visit to MAD (Museum of Arts and Design) New York January 2020, before we were aware of the deadly spread of COVID-19. I happily walked the streets of New York, engaging in my favorite pastime – Museum exhibits.

How many Vera’s come to mind when you think of fashion?… Read the rest

Meet Makers Who Just Happen to be D/FW Men

The sewing community is made up of talents from all ages, sex, religions and races. In this post, I wanted you all to meet some talented men makers. We never want to assume that our readers and members are only women, to do that would exclude so much creativity!

First up, let me introduce you to a young talented designer.… Read the rest

Meet Monica of Sew Your View

Sew Your View August 2020 Tecoma Blouse by Mood Sewciety

You too can be a part of Sew Your View ! Just follow the page on Facebook and/or Instagram to find out the pattern selection. Customize, design, and sew your own style into your creation. Then post by direct messaging SewYourView on Instagram.… Read the rest

Indigo Dyeing Seen Wandering a Museum in Budapest

Submitted by Markita Hall-Gumble

Plano ASG member Markita, recently had the opportunity to spend some time in Budapest, Hungary.  And in typical ASG fashion, she found “all things fiber” the city had to offer!  Enjoy a virtual walk through history of indigo dyeing as Markita takes us on a tour of the Goldberger Textile Museum. … Read the rest