AMNW Design Challenge: Take It Out Winner

Week four of the AMNW Design Challenge

The designers from the Art Institute of Portland have once again brought their creative fashion designs to the competition. The challenge this week was “Take It Out”. The designers were to create a cocktail dress...

AMNW Design Challenge: Take It Out

The KATU Design Challenge is now in it’s fourth exciting week!

This morning Pati Palmer, of Palmer Pletsch Publishing, met with AMNW host Helen Raptis, to recap the results of last week’s “Take It To Work” contest, and to reveal the details of this...

AMNW Design Challenge: Make It Work Winner

Week three of the AMNW Design Challenge.

The four designers from the Art Institute of Portland came together this morning on AMNW to show off their creations. This week’s challenge was to create a look suitable for the office using Telio fabric and a McCall’s pattern.

Judges, Pati Palmer of...

AMNW Design Challenge: Make It Work

Week three of the AMNW Design Challenge and the four talented designers from the Art Institute are still going strong.

Last Friday after the judging of “Double The Fun” a Children’s Wear Challenge, the designers were given their new mission. A Work Wear Challenge, using Telio Fabrics, and...

AMNW Design Challenge: Double The Fun Winner

Today aired week two of the AMNW Design Challenge.

Once again the four talented designers from The Art Institute of Portland brought their creations before the judges. This week’s judges were Pati Palmer, sewing icon from Palmer/Pletsch Publishing; Eden Dawn, Fashion editor of Portland Monthly...

Valentine's Tutu

Valentine’s Day is on its way and this little valentine is ready for the party in her adorable Tutu of pink and white tulle, dotted with a variety of pink hearts.

This tutu is made from 3 colors of tulle and is easily adapted for a Valentine theme. We used McCall’s pattern M6182. This is a...

AMNW Design Challenge: Double The Fun

The second AMNW Design Challenge was unveiled today!

The designers must create two children’s outfits combining Moda fabrics with Butterick patterns. The finished creations will be presented on live models and children’s sized dress forms on Friday when the judges will choose who best...

AMNW Design Challenge: Mix It Up Winner

This morning on AMNW the designers from The Art Institute of Portland came together with their models for a last minute fluffing, before heading to the judges. The challenge was to create a look that mixed 3 prints from Westminster using a McCall’s pattern. Fit, construction, design esthetics,...

AMNW Design Challenge: Mix It Up

AM Northwest Design Challenge

Today AM Northwest kicked off its first ever Design Challenge!

Four talented fashion designers from the Art Institute of Portland will join American Sewing Guild 2008 Hall of Fame Honoree, Pati Palmer to discover their first design challenge of the week: The Mix It Up Print Challenge. The ladies...

Towel Fabric by Moda

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If you need new kitchen towels like I do, Moda has come out with some beautiful towel fabric conveniently finished on two sides; you only have to finish the ends and embellish them any way that you want to. The prices are quite reasonable, ranging from...