Fashion is making sewing cool again

Craft & Design Yarncraft

The Press Democrat tunes in to the next gen of crafters – “Yes, it’s true. Sewing is cool again. Be they post-college hobbyists or fashion-crazed teenagers, sewers find that wielding a needle and thread is just as cool as Razr phones. On the heels of the knitting craze and “Project Runway” – the Bravo reality show that transforms working-class fashion designers into overnight superstars – it seems everyone these days fancies himself a designer. “This is the most talented generation I’ve seen,” says Stonemountain’s Suzan Steinberg, a fourth generation fabric merchant who’s noticed an increase in young sewers. “They have focus, desire, a love of fashion and the technical abilities.” Thanks Tim! – Link.
Pictured here, Soft Circuits – Learn how to sew conductive thread onto fabric to create “soft circuits” with this detailed tutorial – Link.

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