New exhibitions to celebrate heritage trades, Petone’s woolen stories

If after weeks of watching British Olympic diver Tom Daley knitting in the stands in Tokyo, you’ve jumped in line to panic and order some needles yourself, don’t worry. It turns out that taking up a trade is a completely normal side effect of the pandemic. The healing powers of …

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Unusual and Underappreciated Craftsmanship is the Subject of a Love at Canfield Fair | News, Sports, Jobs

CANFIELD – Canfield Fair Week Janice Graham of Farrell, Pa. Spends 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. filming on the porch of a wooden building near the sheep just so passing visitors can see what it’s about. “People don’t know that’s something you can do now – that’s why I’m not …

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Harmony Weekend will feature crafts, food, music and a parade | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy Photo The 47th Annual Harmony Weekend Arts and Crafts Festival, sponsored by the Harrisville Arts Council, will be held Saturday and Sunday in Harrisville. HARRISVILLE — The highly anticipated arts and crafts festival Harmony Weekend is back this year, after a pandemic-related hiatus in …

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Seattle Weavers’ Guild Members Create Unique Crafts and Make Friendships

WHEN SOUTHEAST Seattle Senior Center came to Seattle Weavers Guild and asked for help with 25 looms collecting dust in a back room like the legacy of a project started decades ago, Linda Stryker has helped resuscitate them in an educational tool. “It has been a wonderful thing,” she told …

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Kirsten Dunst performs with patterns in a geometric dress and rainbow striped heels at the Venice Film Festival

Kirsten Dunst hit the Venice International Film Festival today in multiple designs and colors. The actress made an appearance at the Italian festival wearing a high collar midi dress by Salvatore Ferragamo. The red geometric patterned silk dress was covered with a red and black complement printed blazer and it …

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Galloway woman’s African crafts stall helps house elderly Kenyan woman

A Galloway woman’s African craft stall at a Creetown cooperative helped house an elderly woman in Kenya. Ann Todd runs her retail space at Barholm Arts and Crafts for the benefit of the Project Nakuru anti-poverty campaign, founded by Creetown man Eddie McGaw. The colorful jewelry, beads and bags on …

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Swansea Library offers crafts, book bundles, and club meetings

SWANSEA – Swansea’s Free Public Library has an assortment of events and features planned for the coming weeks. Reservation packages Booker packs are available for kids of all ages, chosen by Booker, our mascot, and come with coloring pages and puzzles. Request one of our packages online and try new …

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PHOTOS: Rise Creations locally crochet clothes | Multimedia

The first crochet piece, Kristen Joseph, a fourth-year student at the University of Georgia, was a simple high school infinity scarf. Now she lays claim to the creative name of ‘Rise Queen’ and has turned her hobby into a local business, creating statement pieces with just one hook. Kristen “Rise” …

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Limerick throwers knitting magical patterns

MY mother was a fantastic knitter. I remember the rhythmic swing of her knitting needles, balls of yarn, the variety of stitches – solid, inside out, crewneck, and rib – and how she would peek every now and then. on the grounds, usually taken from Woman’s Way magazine. . Gradually, …

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Celebrity Chef Tiffany Derry Cooks an Artisan Menu for the American Airlines Lounge

Fort Worth-based American Airlines is preparing to reopen its flagship airport lounges, with help from celebrity chefs including DFW’s Tiffany Derry. According to a statement, American will kick off the reopening of five flagship lounges with Flagship First Dining this fall, starting with John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in …

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lululemon partners with sustainable materials innovator Genomatica to bring bio-nylon to products

VANCOUVER / SAN DIEGO, California – August 18, 2021 – lululemon Athletica inc. today announced a multi-year collaboration with sustainable materials company Genomatica to integrate bio-based materials from renewable sources into lululemon’s products. This is lululemon’s first-ever equity investment in a sustainable materials company and Genomatica’s largest retail partnership. Together, …

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TSAR Carpets Forma Collection Introduces 25 Bold New Patterns

TSAR carpet has just released its latest: the Forma collection. Showcasing 25 bold and energetic patterns, the premium, hand-tufted flooring series blurs the line between applied design and fine art. Using texture, combinations of fibers, new layering techniques and seamless gradient transitions, Forma is a collection full of playful optimism. …

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SIU Craft Shop offers an array of arts and crafts opportunities this fall

CARBONDALE – Do you feel the need to be clever or creative? The Craft Store at Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers fall workshops that allow attendees to create pottery, tie-dye, glass, paint, wood, and more. Located in the Student Center, the boutique hosts a full range of workshops. Additional cleaning …

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Sergeant Aaron Griffin named 2021 Instructor of the Year

Missouri State Highway Patrol Superintendent announced that the directors of the state and provincial Police Academy have named MSHP Sergeant Aaron K. Griffin their Instructor of the Year for 2021. The nominations for this award comes from police academies in the United States and Canada. SPPADS is a section of …

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The SIU Craft Shop offers an array of arts and crafts opportunities this fall

August 16, 2021 The SIU Craft Shop offers an array of arts and crafts opportunities this fall by Christi Mathis CARBONDALE, Illinois — You can create pottery, tie-dye, glassware, paint, carpentry, and more during fall workshops at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s craft store. Located in the Student Center, the shop …

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Showcase your skills as an instructor at LA County Parks!

LOS ANGELES — With temperatures rising in Southern California, residents are urged to take precautions to avoid heat stroke, sunburn or heat exhaustion that can lead to hospitalization. The National Weather Service issued a high heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday in Greater Southland. The National Weather …

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Artist creates new life with colors – Herald & Tribune

By SERINA MARSHALL Editor-in-chief [email protected] After handing Main Street Café and Catering to her children, business owner turned artist, Beverly Thomas Jenkins literally stood in front of a blank canvas. Jenkins, who has an art exhibit that will be on display at the McKinney Center through August, includes a behind-the-scenes …

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Coupeville arts and crafts festival returns – with pandemic adjustments

A small-scale arts and crafts festival returns to Coupeville this weekend. Whidbey residents can enjoy this amalgamation of the vibrant local arts scene from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 14 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 15 on Front Street and surrounding streets …

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Bringing Traditional Patterns into Modern Homes

Sometimes a direct message on Instagram can lead to a business partnership. Last year, Marissa Freed, president of the former Winnipeg clothing company Freed & Freed International, heard from many people in the company about Indigo Arrows, a booming homewares brand that uses Minimalist traditional designs drawn from Anishinaabe pottery …

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Faurecia will create a Sustainable Materials division

Fibres/​Yarns/​Fabrics Faurecia, one of the world leaders in automotive technology headquartered in Nantes, France, is creating a new division dedicated to the development and manufacture of sustainable and intelligent materials. The new Sustainable Materials division will benefit from Faurecia’s leading positions in the automotive interiors and seating market and from …

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Faurecia creates the Sustainable Materials division

Fibers / Threads / Fabrics Faurecia, one of the world leaders in automotive technology headquartered in Nantes, France, is creating a new division dedicated to the development and manufacture of sustainable and intelligent materials. The new Sustainable Materials division will benefit from Faurecia’s leadership positions in the automotive interiors and …

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Shawmut: investing in the future of advanced materials

An N95 particulate respiratormade by Shawmut Accustomed to innovation and change, Shawmut is committed to helping customers resolve pressing business challenges quickly. TW Special report FBorn in 1916, Shawmut Corp., based in West Bridgewater, Mass., is no stranger to innovation and change. The fourth-generation, family-owned global business is the largest …

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Instructor gets passionate about river surfing in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio – As the icy water flows over her board and her family cheers from the shore, Fiona takes a deep breath and dives towards the rapids. Finding her balance, she gets on all fours, then one foot steps forward, shaking slightly as she muster the strength to stand …

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8 back-to-school crafts for the whole family

Photo: CREISINGER/DepositPhotosThis article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more information. Even in the height of summer, back to school is fast approaching. Soon, teens will be picking out their first day outfits and …

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Hawks fly in zigzag patterns to take advantage of strong tailwinds, study finds

The mystery of why Eleonora’s hawks migrate on longer routes in a complex ‘zig-zag’ pattern has long baffled scientists. But they are now on the verge of discovering the answer after discovering that the birds do this not only to benefit from stronger tailwinds, but also to take detours to …

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7 free baby knitting patterns perfect for beginners

kertlisGetty Images Are you looking for a baby knitting pattern? If you are looking for a pattern for a baby blanket, sweater or cardigan that is adorable and easy to follow, we have the answer. These knitting patterns are designed by renowned knitters and have been tried and tested by …

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New Hanover County Public Library drops fines for overdue children’s documents

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – If you delay your visit to the library because you have books and other materials overdue, the New Hanover County Public Library no longer charges fines. In addition, existing overdue fines on children’s documents will be waived and no longer accumulate. The library made the change …

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DVLA ‘confusion’ prevents retired Plymouth driving instructor from taking disabled wife out

A retired Elburton driving instructor was left without a physical copy of his driver’s license after confusion and “due to Covid” causing delays. Andrew Cocker, a former driving instructor and examiner, received a letter to renew his license, which was due to expire on June 19. Because the 76-year-old man’s …

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China Christmas motifs you’ll love for your southern home

Christmas time arrives every year, bringing with it festive family reunions, fun holiday parties, and endless parties. We can smell the divine aroma of cinnamon and cranberry simmering on the stove, and we can certainly taste our grandma’s homemade cheese straws (maybe a little too much). It’s the best time …

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Arts and Crafts in Woodland Hills

Looking for a way to turn an ordinary afternoon into an inspired adventure without the annoying hurdle of planning anything in advance? All it takes is dropping into one of the following imaginative spaces in Woodland Hills to channel your inner Picasso – or your little ones’ inner painters. Future …

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Ascend Performance Materials receives quality award from General Motors

HOUSTON – June 30, 2021 – Ascend Performance Materials received the General Motors 2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award for its polyamide 6.6 plant in Pensacola, Florida. The award recognizes GM suppliers who meet or exceed rigorous company quality performance criteria and support multiple functions within GM’s organization. Ascend, the largest …

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Abby Keep Crafts manufactures custom vests and hand-delivers them to customers

Abby Keep has been knitting since the age of five. “My mom taught me to always keep my chest warm because that’s where your vital organs are,” says Keep, who has turned her molding skills into a bespoke knitwear business, delivering orders to Melbourne. “At the beginning of 2020, I …

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Jacobs Post-Pandemic Track: Parade of Patterned Puffer Jackets

NEW YORK (AP) — Theaters are dusting off cobwebs and coming to life, the streets of downtown Manhattan are bustling, Bruce Springsteen is back on Broadway. And on Monday, the fashion world came together to join another New York staple, designer Marc Jacobs, in celebrating the return of live shows. …

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Jacobs post-pandemic fashion show: down jackets parading in Bergdorf Goodman motifs Marc Jacobs Kaia Gerber New York Happiness

Theaters dust the cobwebs and come alive, the streets of downtown Manhattan are alive, Bruce Springsteen is back on Broadway And on Monday, the fashion world came together to join another New York event , designer Marc Jacobs and celebrate a return to the stage shows. “Through the physicality of …

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Jacobs post-pandemic parade: down jackets parade in patterns

NEW YORK (AP) – Theaters are dusting off spider webs and coming to life, the streets of midtown Manhattan are alive, Bruce Springsteen is back on Broadway. And on Monday, the fashion world came together to join another New York staple, designer Marc Jacobs, and celebrate the return of the …

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Where wallpaper patterns become real drama

“Chromakey Tree 2111” by Dorothea Van Camp, from 2021.Dorothee Van Camp In Dorothea Van Camp’s paint/silkscreen hybrids at HallSpace, upholstery and wallpaper patterns heave, twist, and float in indeterminate, unsettling spaces. The designs resonate with a domestic familiarity, but the way she pushes them emphasizes tension and change. It evokes …

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BC instructor targeted in Creep Catchers sting banned from teaching for life

Vancouver- A Delta, British Columbia, high school instructor who was targeted in a sting by Creep Catchers has been banned from teaching for life. An anonymous caller reported Simon William Isbister to his school district and the British Columbia Ministry of Education in 2018 after a video of his encounter …

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Songbirds and humans share common speech patterns, study finds

The calls of more than a dozen species of songbirds follow patterns similar to those used in human speech, according to a new study. Zoologists at McGill University in Canada analyzed calls from 15 species of birds, including wild canaries, zebra finches, chaffinch, swamp sparrows and sedge warblers. The longer …

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Dawn’s Folly is changing from a hobby corner to a craft and handmade goods store

PORT CLINTON — Dawn McCarroll has come a long way since the tragic suffering of her Choctaw ancestors. Her life as a merchant in downtown Port Clinton is far removed from the experience of her great-grandmother, whose life was turned upside down by the Trail of Tears, the 19th-century forced …

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12 geek creations perfect to get your pride

My own project was to create a set of cloth napkins decorated with Star Wars rainbow symbols. This one is a clone trooper helmet! In the three-way Venn diagram of crafty, geeky, and LGBTQIA+, there’s a magical center point where all three intersect. With those hat tricks in mind, what …

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10 Gold Foil Crafts To Try If You Can’t Get Enough Shiny Minerals

This article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more information. All that glitters isn’t gold…but it might be gold leaf! If you’ve ever wanted to spice up a find or add some gold accents …

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Baisley Patterns | www.splicetoday.com

I have rarely visited South East Queens. I was there a lot more when I lived in Bay Ridge as I could cycle almost straight east and end up there. I would run myself to see how fast I could do a round trip from Bay Ridge to, say, Laurelton …

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Shawmut Corp. announces new military and protective materials business unit

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Massachusetts – June 15, 2021 – Today Shawmut Corp. announced the establishment of a new military and protective materials business unit that will apply advanced materials manufacturing, textile manufacturing and high-quality United States trademark process innovation techniques. – ultra-high specification and high-performance technical textile solutions. Shawmut’s military and …

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Flight instructor among victims of three separate Manitoba drownings in one day

STEINBACH, MAN., – Family and colleagues remember a 24-year-old pilot and flight instructor who drowned while bathing on Friday. He was one of three people to die in three separate drownings in the province in a single day. The man’s brother in New York identified Sandeep Bandaru of Steinbach, Man., …

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Ex-judge on track to lead review of materials seized by Giuliani

Federal prosecutors and attorneys for Rudolph W. Giuliani have recommended that Barbara S. Jones, a former Manhattan judge, be appointed to review documents seized by the FBI during recent searches of Mr. Giuliani’s home and office, according to a government court filed late. Thusday. The proposal, which has yet to …

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Heimtextil launches digital material library

FRANKFURT, Germany – June 1, 2021 – Progressive hardware innovations presented digitally: Following the cancellation of this year’s show due to the corona pandemic, Heimtextil is expanding its range of digital services and launching a new online materials library titled ” Future Materials Library ”. 24 materials of the future …

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8 summer DIYs to welcome warm weather and boost creativity

Photo: LUANATUTZI Photos/Shutterstock The warmer months are coming and that means you can expect more than a few lazy beach days. Hot weather can boost your mood, and so can crafting according to scientific studies. This summer, find your arts and crafts rhythm with DIY projects! Prepare to be inspired …

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WA redistribution could benefit the GOP, as voting patterns change

After each census, the legislative and congressional districts are redrawn to ensure that each has roughly the same number of people. In some states, this is a partisan, gerrymandered, undemocratic mess. But in Washington state the lines are drawn by a bipartite commission with citizen contribution, which means that both …

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Recycled materials ‘not enough’, says startup whose synthetic tights ‘fully biodegrade in landfills’

Billi London tights, landfill biodegradable Billy London It is common knowledge that our disposable clothing culture contributes millions of tons to landfill waste every year. The majority of these garments contain synthetic fibers like polyester and nylon, which release microplastics upon washing, wear and disposal. Circular economy business models have …

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The benefits of arts and crafts for adults

If you’re bored at home, try learning a new job that’s fun, rewarding, and has lots of benefits! In recent months, many of us have increased our screen time, including me! Faced with the impossibility – or at least the difficulty – of getting out, many of us have taken …

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Angela Hoxsey, House in Order: Organizing Your Arts and Crafts Supplies | Home and garden

One of the privileges and pleasures of a traditional American lifestyle is having the time and money to pursue a hobby. If your hobby is watching TV sports or playing video games, you don’t need much more than your favorite viewing screen, but if you actually play a sport or …

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Japanese Artist Makes Adorable Crochet Bonsai Trees

To the untrained eye, knitting can look a bit like witchcraft. Master seamstresses seem to magically create all kinds of textile objects with quick and agile hand movements. A Japanese artisan who works under the name Atelier Euph creates particularly impressive knitted and crocheted sculptural objects. She recently paid homage …

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TeXtreme materials go to Mars

TeXtreme tow carbon fabrics and UD tapes were used extensively in the construction of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, which on April 30e made its fourth flight to Mars and saw its mission extended by a month. Ingenuity achieved all of the major mission goals in its first three flights and on …

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Spring and summer fashion finds in the prettiest patterns

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships, so we may receive compensation for certain links to products and services. Does your outfit need a little oomph? A little something extra? Something to go from “just okay” to “outfit of the day”? There is a solution you can always count on: get a …

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Students Sexually Affected By Somerville Driving Instructor: Police

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Somerville driving instructor has been charged with sexually touching students during driving sessions in surrounding towns, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Steven Collucci, 59, of N. Clark Avenue in Somerville, who was working as a driving instructor at Dill’s Driving School at 205 …

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Affordable Women’s Clothing Store Patterns & Dots to Open at Empire Outlets

STATEN ISLAND, NY – A new clothing store specializing in affordable women’s clothing is making its way to Empire Outlets in St. George. The 350,000 square foot shopping complex, located next to the St. George Ferry Terminal, has announced that Patterns & Dots is rolling out multiple locations across town …

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JanSport Launches A Line Of Backpacks Made 100% With Surplus Materials

The JanSport Surplus Ski n ‘Hike collection is made from 100% excess material. DENVER – April 12, 2021 – JanSport today introduced Surplus Ski n ‘Hike, the brand’s first collection of backpacks made with surplus factory materials that might otherwise have ended up in landfills. The launch marks another milestone …

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Suspicious Voting Patterns Seen in ALXnow Mayoral Race Poll | ALX now

Analysis of the recent ALXnow poll of the Alexandria mayoral race shows hundreds of apparently fraudulent votes. In response to allegations that a candidate appeared to benefit from a quick repeat vote, ALXnow performed an IP address analysis of the votes. Our analysis showed 167 votes cast from non-US IP …

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Arts and crafts stores persevere despite pandemic and competition – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO – Faced with the economic downturn and uncertainty, long-standing local arts and crafts stores in Chico have had to get creative to overcome shortages and closures in 2020. Online ordering helped save Heartstrings Yarn Studio on the Esplanade, carrying supplies for sewing artisans through 2020, owner Joanne Wilson said. …

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Knitting in Times of Crisis – the Glasgow woman looking for vintage patterns

It’s always the first thing people say when Becky Male talks about swimsuit knitting patterns. “They can’t believe people wore woolens to swim in the 1940s and 1950s,” she smiles. “But really, it was the most efficient material available to use – Lycra wasn’t invented until the 1970s, after all. …

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Convicted felons charged with crafts and knitting during lockdown

Victims of crime have been outraged after it was revealed that convicted felons had spent knitting scarves and making dog toys as part of their community service. Those affected by crime say it’s an insult and fear lenient sentences are on the rise. Noel McNamara was sentenced to life 29 …

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Things to do in quarantine: hobbies, crafts and projects to try now

Scroll to see more images Our first (and hopefully last) quarantine anniversary is fast approaching. Even if there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, we’re still not exactly of course when we finally get out of this mess, and while we’re all used to working from home these …

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West Brunswick High JROTC instructor named North Carolina School Hero

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – The success of the JROTC program at West Brunswick High School in Shallotte rests on the shoulders of its leader, retired 82nd Airborne Ranger Jeff Clendenin. “It’s kind of a change from being a warrior to being a teacher,” said Col. Joseph Calisto, a colleague …

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The rise of yarn crafts during the pandemic

This dreary and dreaded pandemic has inspired many people to take up new hobbies and interests. Idle bodies and restless minds have turned to craftsmanship to cope. Forms of yarn making, such as knitting and crocheting, have thus grown in popularity. The accessibility of this time-consuming, low-energy, yet productive activity …

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Pictured: Recently married pilot instructor, 24, killed in crash near Alabama airport

The U.S. Air Force said on Sunday that a Japanese Air Self Defense Force flight instructor and student pilot were killed when a training plane crashed in Alabama. The Air Force released the name of the instructor who died when the T-38C Talon trainer plane crashed on Friday near Montgomery, …

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Stitch and Skein arts and crafts store opens in downtown Marion

Opening an arts and crafts store has always been a dream in Candice DeWitt’s head. As a child, she crocheted purses for her Barbies; a skill she learned when a woman at a yard sale taught her how to crochet. Then, about 13 years ago, DeWitt learned to knit from …

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Gun instructor convicted of restaurant shooting

A former gun instructor who accidentally shot and seriously injured an 82-year-old woman at an Oak Harbor restaurant a year ago has been sentenced to 12 months in jail. David A. Goodman, 58, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Island County Superior Court to third degree assault, with one aggravating circumstance. Goodman, …

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Comfortable craftsmanship to help you relax and online tools to make your job easier

This winter has us hibernating more than usual, and people continue to turn to hobbies not only to pass the time and do something creative, but also as a source of comfort. The whole process of making and creating is very therapeutic, says Arounna Khounnoraj, owner of Bookhou, an art …

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Researchers evaluate the medical practice models of primary care physicians

Harmful medical practices, such as inappropriate opioid prescribing and racial and income discrimination in clinical settings, can vary among medical practices and individuals. Patients may find that even common primary health care services, such as chest x-rays or referral to a heart or lung specialist, can vary widely depending on …

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A mid-century Wexler is transformed with bright colors and bold patterns

Having previously worked with Los Angeles-based interior design firm Bells + Whistles, Jillian and Tim recruited them again to renovate a home in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Near Palm Springs. The original home was built in 1957 by iconic architect Donald Wexler as part of Thunderbird North, a community of 10 …

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This biodegradable shoe is made from garbage and 3D knitting!

The sneaker culture encouraged creativity but also added a lot of waste as it is part of fast fashion. Traditional sneakers have a short lifespan and with the increase in “drops” people tend to buy and throw much faster. The complicated construction and the use of different materials (rubber, textile, …

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Electric Pattern Series: Coco Cripps

Have you recently taken an after-hours walk on Electric Avenue? Did you notice anything different ?! After overcoming many obstacles, the Electric Patterns Project (produced by The Brixton Project, funded by Lambeth Council and National Lottery Patrimony Fund) is put online and clarification on a street near you with bold …

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Free knitting app helps artisans create patterns in minutes

Did you start knitting while in confinement? This smart app helps artisans create designs in minutes – and it’s completely FREE By Zoe Griffin For Dailymail.com Posted: 8:24 am EST, December 7, 2020 | Update: 8:42 a.m. EST, December 7, 2020 If you’ve started knitting recently, you might be interested …

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Student pilot and instructor slightly injured after single-engine plane crash at Central Jersey Regional Airport in Hillsborough

A 70-year-old student pilot and his 73-year-old instructor crashed a single-engine plane as they attempted to land at Central Jersey Regional Airport in Hillsborough on Tuesday afternoon at around 4:17 p.m., police said. The airport is located off Millstone River Road and has a runway. The aircraft crashed on the …

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EvCC mourns the loss of a determined instructor

EVERETT – Her colleagues at Everett Community College will take with them many enduring images of Cynthia Clarke, a determined anthropology instructor with high standards, a remarkable work ethic and a knack for lightening the wallet. They will remember walking by her office, whether it was 6 a.m. or 11:30 …

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Do you have arts and crafts, office supplies to donate?

A local non-profit organization says they will put your unwanted supplies to good use. They are also looking for donations of office supplies and “pre-loved” artwork. SAN ANTONIO – Look around – you might have supplies gathering dust that a non-profit organization will gladly take away from you. Spare Parts …

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Joann DIYs at home with ‘The Office’ Phyllis in holiday campaign

Diving brief: Joann is launching a three-part documentary-style web series, “Working From Home With Phyllis,” featuring Phyllis Smith, the actress best known for her role as Phyllis in “The Office.” Each episode shows Smith trying to balance his love of crafting with working from home, according to details emailed to …

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Best Books on Knitting Patterns – ARTnews.com

Do you like to knit? Are you always looking for new projects and interesting options? A good source is the Knitting Pattern Books, which contain a wealth of challenging projects featuring a full range of stitches and skill levels. Most include an introduction to basic knitting skills and materials, with …

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The lost art of Hebridean knitting patterns is now kept alive by the group

Marriage Lines Shawl. Herring Girl Knitwear based on the Isle of Barra – which marks one year since its launch – uses the unique designs and styles first developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by the formidable group of women known as the name of “Herring Girls”, …

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Los Alamos/White Rock Arts And Crafts Crawl scheduled for Saturday – Los Alamos Reporter

Knitted beanies by Stellar Knitting. Courtesy picture A knitted shawl by Stellar Knitting. Courtesy picture TomStitchery designs by Stéphanie Pipis. Courtesy picture TomStitchery designs by Stéphanie Pipis. Courtesy picture A crown by Judy Bjarke. Courtesy picture A crown made by Judy Bjarke. Courtesy picture BY MAYOR O’[email protected] During what is …

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Best wire carriers for taking gear on the go – ARTnews.com

The pleasures of knitting or crocheting can quickly be cut short by a tangle of yarns, racing yarn, or missing cuts. To help make your creative sessions frustration-free, it’s worth investing in a bag of yarn to keep all of your supplies tidy. A good quality bag will also extend …

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Great-great-grandmother sets up ‘Knittingale’ hospital to raise money for the NHS

By Sam Russell, Pennsylvania A great-great-grandmother spent three months knitting a model hospital called Knittingale to raise money for the NHS. Margaret Seaman, 91, used 34 balls of yarn to make the masterpiece in the bungalow she shares with her 72-year-old daughter, Tricia Wilson, in Caister-on-Sea, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. …

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Designer reveals why famous Fair Isle patterns continue to delight fashion enthusiasts the world over

Designer reveals why famous Fair Isle patterns still delight fashion enthusiasts around the world – The Sunday Post Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper …

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WSU Photography Instructor Impacting Students Over 1,000 Miles Away – The Sunflower

As instructors have to change the way they teach due to COVID-19, some instructors are having to transition differently than others. Such is the case with Matt Stamey, a new instructor from Wichita State who teaches students over 1,000 miles away. During the first week of classes this semester, Stamey …

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yuli meroz cuts, folds and knits orange peels to create intricate crafts

guided by her ecological approach to life and design, yuli meroz set out to discover the material potential of orange peel. using rawhide in a variety of ways, the israeli designer has created a collection of unique and eye-catching handicrafts from a common resource. jig connectors – 9 orange all …

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Coming soon a new book with designs inspired by the show

Outlander Knitting will be available for purchase in October 2020 the foreigner has certainly captured our hearts. It also inspired a lot of content. The last one is Outlander Knit, filled with knitted patterns inspired by the series. The collector from abroad went to Instagram to share the news that …

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‘Oony By Anab’ puts a contemporary spin on yarn craft – The New Indian Express

Express press service Delhi-based Anab Naiyer grew up watching the women in her family crochet, embroider, knit and sew to make all kinds of items to use around the home and as gifts. Twenty-three years later, she operates a home-based yarn craft business called Oony By Anab. Naiyer manufactures a …

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Moon and Star Crafts – SheKnows

For many children (and adults too, hey), the mysteries of space hold major appeal. After all, is there anything more uncertain, more darkly beautiful, or more awe-inspiring than the depths of the universe? From stars and moons to planets, galaxies and even black holes, space is powerful and spellbinding enough …

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Santoni opens a new Materials Experience Center in Shanghai

© Santoni. The leader of circular knitting machines Santoni, in collaboration with designers Eva x Carola, officially inaugurated its new Materials Experience Center (MEC) at Santoni’s facilities in Shanghai. The new space is a center for contemporary research and inspiration for leading textile industry professionals to meet clients, research ideas …

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Knitting patterns on the theme of the book

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Enter Book Riot’s new book Most of these designs are available as a PDF download and list recommended yarns that you can buy from the site or search online, and I think personalizing …

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Tips, patterns and tutorials from two knitting experts so you can get started with the perfect winter crafts

To learn a skill like knitting, you must immerse yourself in the process and embrace the virtue of patience. But Jenny Benjamin thinks quick wins are also important. “A scarf seems like a great, simple knitting project. Go straight ahead and continue. But to make a scarf long enough, you …

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A teacher makes 23 knitted dolls to represent each of her students

Many schools are still closed due to COVID-19 closures, forcing parents to homeschool their children and leaving many children to miss their friends and routine. Teachers are another group affected by the changes. Some have had to adapt to take their classes online, through video calls, but it doesn’t achieve …

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Here’s why colorful craftsmanship has popped up in Holt

A COMMUNITY group in Wrexham produced an explosion of color to bring a smile into people’s lives. Originally planned to be part of the Wales in Bloom 2020 campaign, the Holt Knit and Natter group have successfully produced a yarn mural which is now on display in Church Street. The …

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7 professions from around the world to learn in confinement

You’ve baked your fifteenth load of banana bread, hit a wall on DuoLingo, and been tagged in so many 5k challenges that you’re planning a full-fledged marathon. As the lockdown rumbles, your patience is wearing thin and your thumbs are getting more twisted by the hour. What at first seemed …

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From storytime to crafts to yoga, suburban libraries create virtual activities – Chicago Tribune

When the Knit Wits get together these days to socialize and work on their ongoing knitting and crochet projects, it’s not in their familiar meeting room at the Niles-Maine District Library, but via video conference. “It’s not like in person, but because they can see each other, it’s like a …

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How crafting can help keep your mind active during lockdown

Anxious thoughts can be harder to escape in prolonged isolation, such as widespread lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, but arts and crafts have been shown to help distract from these feelings. The coronavirus has so far infected more than 1.9 million people worldwide, with 119,686 deaths, according to the …

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Knit with these patterns!

Quarantine, get your knitting needles ready. We have a new challenge for you. Everyone is looking for the best ways to keep busy while the world is on hold. From baking and yoga to TikTok challenges and binge-watching TV, there are many ways to keep yourself entertained. Now more than …

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Knitting Network releases free patterns to keep people active at home during lockdown

A company providing knitting and crochet supplies has released free materials to help people stay busy during the coronavirus lockdown. Sittingbourne-based Knitting Network, co-owned by Iwade resident Amy Last, has released various patterns for people following government guidelines. An example of some work The majority of the firm’s clientele are …

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How the ban on pro-Trump bosses unraveled the online knitting world

And it’s not just about knitting patterns anymore: sites like Ravelry provide a “safe space” to discuss politics. Deplorable Knitter and Medora Van Denburgh, who runs a 239-member Bernie Sanders group on Ravelry, both said they live in areas that generally lean in the political direction opposite to theirs, and …

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Kinesiology instructor named one of America’s top 50 golf coaches – The Reflector

Exercise Science Instructor Chad Odaffer has been named one of Golf Digest Magazine’s Top 50 Golf Fitness Instructors in the United States. Odaffer is Indiana’s only ranked coach and he holds that position in addition to being an instructor at Indianapolis University. “I always maintain a practice outside of the …

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How to Translate American and British Terms in Crochet and Knitting Patterns

Even though the United States and the United Kingdom share a common language, sometimes it feels like you need a translator, and that’s especially true when it comes to knitting and crochet terms. You may have watched a knitting pattern and seen instructions that sound familiar, but not exactly the …

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Choose local to take advantage of great Black Friday deals on yarn, patterns and more at Needles in the Hay

Needles in the Hay owner Deanna Guttman outside her popular yarn shop at 385 Water Street in downtown Peterborough. The independent local business, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2020, has everything for your knitting and crochet needs, including free weekly teaching sessions. Needles in the Hay has several special promotions, …

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WITH PATTERN: Dongalong in Sydney helps provide packers, knockers for transgender and non-binary people

SYDNEY, NS – Janet Dawson laughs as she talks about the different patterns she and her friends have tried to find the best way to knit a packer. A packer is often used by trans men and non-binary people to create a bulge in their pants, similar to what a …

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Dad knits a blanket of baby sleep patterns

When it comes to thoughtful gift ideas, this new daddy might get anyone beat. Seung Lee, a Seattle-based dad, recently revealed on Twitter that he made a blanket depicting his baby’s sleep patterns from the day the little one was born until his first birthday. The sleeping blanket A visualization …

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Ravelry, the knitting website, bans Trump speeches and models : NPR

Ravelry, an online knitting community with 8 million members, announced on Sunday that it was banning all pro-Trump projects, patterns and forum threads from the site, saying: “Support from the Trump administration is undeniably support to white supremacy”. Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images Ravelry, an …

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City Knits instructor doesn’t have such a “perfect” approach

While every yarn store offers irresistible fibers in a variety of colors, textures and weights, it wasn’t until my very insightful interview with Amy Houghtalin of City Knits that I realized why some are so popular. by knitters and crocheters than others. It’s not just about the exquisite yarn that …

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Physicists decipher the mathematical secrets of knitting to make tailor-made materials

Enlarge / Introducing topological defects into knitted patterns can shape (a) the out-of-plane elasticity of a plush rabbit (left) and (b) in-plane deformations of knitted textiles (right). Elisabetta matsumoto Knitted fabrics like a scarf or socks are very elastic, able to stretch up to twice their length, but the individual …

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The science of knitting could be the future of sophisticated materials • Earth.com

Knitting dates back thousands of years, but new research suggests that it may be more than an ancient way of making materials. According to Elisabetta Matsumoto from Georgia Institute of Technology, the underlying mathematical rules of knitting could inform the development of revolutionary materials. Matsumoto believes that understanding how stitch …

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Knit a color block sweater to brighten up your spring wardrobe

Color block sweaters are going to be a big trend for spring, so why not update your wardrobe by knitting this exclusive Prima pattern? Simple and chic, our blue jumper will be elegant with black jeans or worn over a summer dress on cooler evenings. And it’s not too difficult, …

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What is Amigurumi? Learn more about cute craft and amigurumi patterns

Photo bank of Elena Schweitzer / ShutterstockThis article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more information. Learning crafts like crochet can bring you joy for a lifetime. The skills learned give you the opportunity …

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Bastian Beyer uses bacteria to calcify knitting in building materials

London architect and designer Bastian Beyer’s project explores the potential of using knitted textile structures that have been biologically solidified as sustainable building materials. Beyer worked with fellow designer Daniel Suarez to apply traditional knitting techniques to unusual fabrics before solidifying them using biological processes, to determine the structural potential …

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