Saturday, September 20, 2014

The 2014 Texas Make It With Wool Contest

The 2014 TMIWW contest to be held in Brownwood November 22 at the 4-H Conference Center must be post marked by October 15th. That is one month from today!  Information and rules can be found at Age groups are:
  • Preteens, age 12 and under
  • Juniors, ages 13-16
  • Seniors, ages 17-24
  • Adults, age 25 and older
The category you enter will be determined by your age as of December 31 of entry year. Anyone regardless of race, creed or sex who meets age and other guidelines may participate. Contestants must select, construct and model their own garments. Made for others entries: the intended wearer must model garments. Fabric must test 60% wool. There is also Felted 3-D Art!
            A serger sewing machine has been donated by Linda Treibs in memory of her mother Lillian Wissemann for the winner of the preteen division. Junior and Senior winners receive $100.00 and a full paid trip to National contest in January to Sparks, Nevada outside of Reno. Adult winner receives $100.00. Their garments are sent in for national judging and if they win they receive an all expense trip to National MIWW which takes place during the American Sheep Industry Convention Jan. 28-31, 2015 in Sparks. Everyone receives wool fabric from Pendleton Mills. The Mohair Council of America and Texas Delaine Association give additional prizes.
There are Texas Only competitions that included 3D Art Felting, Wearable and Non-wearable Accessories and Made for Others. Cash prizes are awarded and everyone receives a felted money change purse sponsored by Elizabeth Daniell Boutiqu in Comfort, Texas or Pendleton fabric.
All this is made possible by The Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers, The Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Auxiliary and The Hill Country Chapter of TSGRA!! Find more information at “Texas Make It With Wool” on facebook and
Contact Brenda Seidensticker at 830-995-2589 or for sewing contest information and Suzy Stewart at 830-669-2204 or for 3D art and Texas Only contest information.

Creative Women's Coference

Position Openings at Ivy Jane

Monday, August 18, 2014

Locker Rentals for Welch Street Complex I

Locker Rentals for Welch St. Complex I
Wednesday, Aug. 27: 9am-4pm
Thursday, Aug. 28: 9am-4pm
Art Bldg. Gallery Foyer on the first floor.

Welch Street Complex I, Fashion Design Lockers: 
·     $8 per student , students must share lockers ($8 total ), cash or check
·     This is for both fall & spring semester rental
·     Need student ID & proof of enrollment in ADES 2550, 3550 or 4550.
·     Need to have a combination lock at time of rental to be able to rent.

Educational Discount - Sewing and Design Supplies

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Fall 2014 Internship Opportunities at the folksie

folksie is seeking 3 interns this Fall!

folksie is the latest project from designer Julie McCullough, of Make+Made and The Pin Show, among other organizations.
The interns will work directly with the design team and help to launch folksie as a lifestyle brand in October.  Students will gain hands on experience in branding, marketing, production, production management, design, photo shoots, web presence, wholesale, retail, and online.  Interns are required to work 15 hours a week (flexible with school and work schedules) in exchange for school credit or experience.  The internship is located in Bishop Arts District, in Oak Cliff.
Please send all resumes to by September 5, 2014 for consideration.

Make+Made | The Pin Show | Urban Street Bazaar | folksie | Art Conspiracy

Thursday, August 7, 2014