wearable art

Register now for sewing classes at Haberman Fabrics

If you’d like to learn to sew or expand your sewing skills with different projects, Haberman Fabrics is offering a wide range of classes this year. Among them are “Learn to Sew,” “Kids Sew Time,” “Hand Sewing,” “Moto Jacket,” “Bridal Veils,” “Chanel Jacket,” “Couture Stitches,” “Bed Skirts,” and “Workshop: Drapery.” Haberman Fabrics is at 905 … Continue Reading →

Winter Sale at Haberman Fabrics Dec. 26-Jan. 11

Don’t miss taking advantage of 20% discounts on select knits, wool, lace, faux fur, suiting, ribbon, trim, home décor prints, pillows, upholstery fabric and more at Haberman Fabrics during its “Best Sale of the Season,” starting Dec. 26 and running through Jan. 11. For more information, call (248) 541-0010, or visit www.habermanfabrics.com. Haberman Fabrics is … Continue Reading →

Artists needed for 'Made in the Mitten'

Made in the Mitten currently has a call out for Michigan artists for its Oct. 4th event, scheduled for 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Orion Community Center, 1335 Joslyn, in Lake Orion. Only handmade items produced in Michigan will be considered for the show. Available spaces are priced at $50 (10 x 10, maximum two tables) and … Continue Reading →

The American Sewing Expo returns to Novi Sept. 26-28

The much-anticipated American Sewing Expo returns to Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi Sept. 26-28. Guests will have the opportunity to take part in numerous seminars and workshops with fashion and costume designers, couture specialists, corset makers and teaching professionals. New York City Fashion Institute of Technology couture professor Kenneth King and Butterick and Vogue pattern … Continue Reading →

Learn more about 'modern quilting' Nov. 21

Members of the Cameo Quilt Guild will offer a presentation by Debbie Grifka, vice-president of the Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild, who’ll discuss the main characteristics of modern quilts in her lecture titled, “What Do They Mean By Modern Quilting?” The lecture will be held Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at Clawson United Methodist Church, 205 … Continue Reading →

Michigan Weavers' Guild Winter Market set for Nov. 23

Shop for unique gifts at the Michigan Weavers Guild Winter Market, set for Nov. 23 at 4 p.m., at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. A portion of proceeds will benefit arts programs for children and adults in the city. Admission is free. The Costick Center is located at 28600 W. Eleven Mile Road, Farmington … Continue Reading →

Mark your calendar for Oct. 26-27 Ann Arbor Fiber Expo

If you’re a fiber enthusiasts, then you won’t want to miss the Ann Arbor Fiber Expo at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road. “Classes will be available in many of the fiber arts. Vendors will be on site offering a wide selection of products. Breeders will be exhibiting some of their … Continue Reading →

Buttons available from collector's stash!

Carol of Northville, who’s been cleaning out her drawers, says she has “an old tin of many, many buttons” and is looking for someone who can use them. If you happen to be that person, please email me at jbrown@detroitnews.com and I’ll forward your email address to her. Please put the word “BUTTONS” in the subject … Continue Reading →

Needlework and Textile Guild of Michigan Meets

The Needlework and Textile Guild of Michigan (NTGM), a “multidisciplinary fiber-art guild with members whose interests range from quilting and embroidery to weaving, beading, wearable art and fiber sculptures,” meets every second Tuesday of the month. The meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. and are held at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 165 East Square Lake … Continue Reading →