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Sew-It-Yourself Couture: Making my own clothes with the help of Pinterest and a 1967 sewing machine

Sew-It-Yourself Couture: Making my own clothes with the help of Pinterest and a 1967 sewing machine

It's no secret that handmade fashions and do it yourself couture are making a comeback.

July 28, 2013 11:15 am Photos

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Pulling Away? Curtains fighting for a window treatment comeback against blinds

Pulling Away? Curtains fighting for a window treatment comeback against blinds

Melissa Neuberg shares what she calls "some of her mom's design tastes."

February 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Yummy: lunch sacks with DIY character

Yummy: lunch sacks with DIY character

A desire to recycle, save money and add that personal, imaginative touch is what entices many crafty people to create what easily can be bought. This time of year, that includes crafting a lunch sack.

November 15, 2012 12:00 am
Beyond the Stitches

Beyond the Stitches

4-Hers in third grade and twelfth grade alike will have the opportunity to showcase their sewing and fashion skills on July 13.

June 21, 2012 8:57 am
Illinois lieutenant governor says sewing own clothes ties her to 'real life'

Illinois lieutenant governor says sewing own clothes ties her to 'real life'

Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon sews a long-sleeve cotton dress shirt for herself at her home in Carbondale, Ill. Simon has been making clothing for herself since her childhood participation in the 4-H Club.

December 06, 2011 12:00 am
Illinois lieutenant governor says sewing own clothes ties her to 'real life'

Illinois lieutenant governor says sewing own clothes ties her to 'real life'

Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon works on a long-sleeve, white cotton dress shirt for herself at her home in Carbondale, Ill.

December 06, 2011 12:00 am
Illinois lieutenant governor says sewing own clothes ties her to 'real life'

Illinois lieutenant governor says sewing own clothes ties her to 'real life'

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon delivers her inaugural address Jan. 10 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. Simon sewed the 1940s-style wool suit she wore to the event, along with an evening gown she wore to the inauguration ball.

December 06, 2011 12:00 am
Darn it! Mending your own clothes has new appeal

Darn it! Mending your own clothes has new appeal

"If you can drive a car, you can drive this," says Maya Valladares as I press the sewing machine pedal to the floor and complete my first stitch.

November 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Say it is 'Sew'

Say it is 'Sew'

SCHERERVILLE | While some schools are cutting programs, Cindy Arnold is doing her best to add more to the curriculum at Forest Ridge Academy. The independent Schererville school already offers Spanish, sign language, music, art, computers, drama, physical education and woodshop as specials, …

June 26, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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NEW PRODUCTS

NEW PRODUCTS

VOGUE MADE EASY

June 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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