It's no secret that handmade fashions and do it yourself couture are making a comeback.
Melissa Neuberg shares what she calls "some of her mom's design tastes."
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.
4-Hers in third grade and twelfth grade alike will have the opportunity to showcase their sewing and fashion skills on July 13.
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.
Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon works on a long-sleeve, white cotton dress shirt for herself at her home in Carbondale, Ill.
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.
"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.
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, …
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