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SQE Professional
June 2008

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Features
The Rediscovery of Sewing
Janome America, Inc. sponsors Jared Gold Fashion Show
Brother International Corporation: Hurricane Katrina Pushed Sewing Station into a New Western Market
American Sewing Guild members visit Baby Lock headquarters
Alabama Quiltmaker raises $5,300 for Alzheimer’s research

Columns
Doctor Stitch by Ray Winslow, Allyn International
Web Site Success by Paula Mariedaughter & Jeanne Neath, Quilt Professionals
Sewing & Embroidery Solutions by Marie Duncan, VSM Sewing, Inc
Creative Solutions by Joi Mahon, Dress Forms Design Studio

Projects
Youth Sewing Event: The Pillow Patrol
Blazing Stars: A Fat Quarter project

Member Benefits
NOVA Information Systems becomes Elavon
FedEx Ground offers overnight shipping to even more zip codes

Association News
VDTA/SDTA Associate Members List

Industry News
Pati Palmer garners Consumer Trends Award for DIYStyle.net, a sewing Web site & vodcast
Fashion guru Tim Gunn visits Illinois
Susan Shie named 2008 Quilt Teacher of the Year

New Products
PFAFF® CREATIVE VISION™ sewing & embroidery machine receives highest international design recognition
TOP SECRET: PRESSURIZED STEAM: A new home ironing system shares secret with home users
HoopSisters announces the 2008 Embroidablock of the Month Program
Quilting Treasures™ & KN Karen Neuberger® introduce new quilting line at Spring Market
Brother International Corporation introduces affordable combination sewing & embroidery machines
RNK Distributing offers new Borders & Frames embroidery software
Sulky introduces new stabilizers & new wider rolls