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High-End Hack: Pearl Hem Pant Styling

Styling embellished denim can be more difficult than the making of them. I’ve created 10 different looks using the Pearl Hem Pants that were featured in the Feb/Mar 2018 issue of Sew News‘ “High-End Hack” column. I was able to … Continue reading

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STAR WARS: Storytelling Through Costume

“I saw this Jedi costume… At last I had an idea of who I was, how to carry myself, and I had my way of being.” —Samuel L. Jackson, Actor Costume is a vital storytelling element, visually communicating information about … Continue reading

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Another look at Spun: Ladies Fancywork Society Adorns the Denver Art Museum

In May, the Sew News team took turns blogging about the epic, must-see exibit Spun: Adventures in Textiles at the Denver Art Museum. Spun has been going strong all summer, and last week, the museum celebrated the installation of a … Continue reading

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Jaqueline Groag’s Mid-Century Style at Spun: Q&A with the Curator

The past two weeks the Sew News team has been sharing our impressions of the fantastic exhibit Spun: Adventures in Textiles at the Denver Art Museum. One of the exhibits that I found most inspiring as a garment sewist was … Continue reading

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Courtney’s View of SPUN at the Denver Art Museum

There were so many amazing things to see at SPUN: Adventures in Textiles, at the Denver Art Museum, but the one thing that caught my eye in the first gallery I entered was this beautiful, brightly colored quilt. From far … Continue reading

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Spun: Adventures in Textiles – Sue’s Take

Sue, our fabulous art director highly enjoyed the new exhibition at the Denver Art Museum. Here’s a write up of her favorite piece from the show. There is something for everyone at DAM’s SPUN exhibition. It delivers on all levels. … Continue reading

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Adventures at the Denver Art Museum SPUN Exhibit

I enjoy reading what others here at Sew News thought on the exhibit SPUN Adventures in Textiles at the Denver Art Museum.  However, due to my severe Sewing ADHD I was having a hard time picking something to focus on … Continue reading

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Spun: Adventures in Textiles – Erin’s Take

Our graphic designer Erin gives her spin on Spun: It’s heartening to walk through an exhibit like Denver Art Museum’s Spun: Adventures in Textiles. As a designer, I’ve long identified with the human desire for adornment – an inclination to … Continue reading

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An Adventure in Textiles to Remember

The Denver Art Museum’s new exhibition, Spun: Adventures in Textiles is worthy of many visits. 14 different curators have created textile based exhibits to explore and enjoy. As a sewist I’m drawn to tactile art. I love anything I can … Continue reading

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Winner of Free Stuff Friday!

Judging from the comments we have a lot of readers who love museums.  If you are in the Denver area over the summer you should really check out this exhibit at the Denver Art Museum  SPUN:  Adventures in Textiles.  It … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the Denver Art Museum Exhibition: Spun

The Denver Art Museum presents Spun: Adventures in Textiles from May 19, 2013 – September 22, 2013. This exhibit is the largest the museum has ever held, in terms of items, floor space and curators involved.With 10 different sections, this exhibit … Continue reading

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SPUN – Adventures in Textitles and Free Stuff Friday

Happy Friday! We were lucky enough to go to a preview for a new exhibit from the Denver Art Museum, SPUN Adventures in Textiles.  This exhibit runs May 19 – September 22, 2013 and is a can’t miss exhibit for … Continue reading

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