Congratulations to Sachi Organics!  They received the 250 votes needed
to make it to the next round in the Chase Bank and Living Social 
$250,000 grant competition.  Thank you to everyone who cast a vote.
We wish them the best of luck.

*** In observance of the holiday, we will be closed Wednesday, July 4th. ***

More news in the New Mexico world of fashion, the SW Women's Fiber Arts 
Collective of Silver City, a non-profit, is excited to announce the fourth 
Tapestry of Talent, a fashion show fundraising event.  This fashion show 
features all handmade, one-of-a-kind garments, made by fiber artisans from 
the southwest. Refreshments will be served during intermission accompanied 
by delightful musicians.

Entry forms are available online at www.fiberartscollective.org.  
Deadline to submit is August 25th.

Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:30 pm
WNMU Besse Forward Global Resource Center Auditorium
817 W. 12th Street, Silver City NM

Tickets are $25 and include a $10 coupon to be used at the show, or 
The Common Thread, a fiber arts gallery, 107 W. Broadway Silver City, NM
SW Women's Fiber Arts Collective/The Common Thread



*  Cotton/polyester Hawaiian prints.

*  Silk charmeuse scarf print.


Saturday, July 7th and Saturday, July 14th  1-4pm
2 days, $52 ($20 deposit)
Instructor:  Carry Wilcox, 575-590-1217

Step-by-step, construct this lined, over-the-shoulder carry-all.  Add pockets
as you like.

  1/2 yard 45" or 60" wide upholstery weight fabric for the exterior
  1/2 yard coordinating upholstery weight fabric for handles and yoke
  1/2 yard 45" or 60" material for lining (cotton prints work well)
  matching thread
  sewing machine in good working order, scissors, seam ripper.

Sweetheart Apron
Tuesday, July 10th and Tuesday, July 17th, 1-4pm
2 days, $52 ($20 deposit)
Instructor:  Carry Wilcox, 575-590-1217

Extend your beginner's sewing skills with this more advanced apron project.
So sweet!

  1 yard each of two coordinating fabrics and matching thread.
  2 yards rick rack or any trim you like
  sewing machine in good working order, scissors, seam ripper.


Design and Sew One-on-One
Are there parts of designing and/or sewing that you don't understand or
want additional help with?  Melissa will sit at a design table with you,
explain things one-on-one, and teach you how to accomplish what you want
to do.

Bring in your patterns, fabrics, thread, pins, scissors, seam ripper, etc.
Eliminate the stress of hauling in your sewing machine, you can use ours.

Please bring a list of the designing skills that you need help with.  Each
person learns at a different rate, so don't try to learn everything in just
a couple of hours.

Contact Melissa Lea at 505-803-6966 or melissa@AbqApparelCenter.com to
schedule a session.

If you would like to be on the list of available seamstresses and tailors
for hire on our website, please send contact information to 
liz@nobhillfabrics.com with a brief (one-sentence) description of what you 

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Liz Frank -- Owner
Nob Hill Fabrics
3810 Central SE Ste. B
Albuquerque NM  87108


Open 10am-6pm Tuesday through Friday and 9am-6pm Saturday.
Closed Sunday and Monday.


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