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2014-09-12 12:21:49

Denim from recycled ocean plastics available at G-Star Mall of America MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G-Star's RAW for the Oceans collection is now available at Mall of America (south avenue on the first floor). In partnership with Bionic Yarn, the Vortex Project, Parley for the Oceans and curated by Pharrell Williams, the collection is made from ground-breaking Bionic Yarn - an eco-thread of fibers derived from recycled plastic bottles. Fittingly from the innovative...

2014-07-08 08:25:41

Exhibit is Diverse Portrait of Quiltmaking Roots and New Traditions Over Last 25 Years PADUCAH, Ky., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) this summer will have an opportunity to see a quarter century's worth of quilting evolution all represented within a single exhibit. The museum will be hosting "Backstitch: A 25 Year Retrospective of Advances and Milestones in Quiltmaking," an exhibit originally staged at the New England...

2014-06-11 08:25:45

PADUCAH, Ky., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) opened its doors in 1991, the collection comprised just 85 quilts on loan from the founders. Now in their 23(rd) year of operation, that number has grown to an impressive 500+ pieces of incredible quilt and fiber art. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116608 ) The Museum, which works to advance the art of today's quilter by bringing it to everyone worldwide, has...

2014-05-28 08:27:09

Global journey demonstrates quilting is about people and communities just as much as fabric and stitches PADUCAH, Ky., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do Dublin, Ireland and Brandon, Florida have in common? They are now and forever linked by the timeless, international fine art of quilting. That's thanks in part to Paducah's world-renowned exhibition and workshop space, The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org), which facilitated this remarkable cultural exchange....

2014-05-02 16:21:35

DUBLIN, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2qx42h/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese DB Polyester Filament Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese DB Polyester Filament Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global DB polyester filament industry with a focus on the Chinese...

2014-04-15 16:26:25

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Woven Carpet and Rug Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and ForecastsThe industry report package Woven Carpet and Rug Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for woven carpets and rugs in Americas. The package includes country reports from the following...

2014-04-15 16:26:13

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Woven Carpet and Rug Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and ForecastsThe industry report package Woven Carpet and Rug Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for woven carpets and rugs in Americas. The package...

2014-04-08 12:26:10

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Carpet and Rug Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, Forecasts, and Market PlayersThe industry report package Global Carpet and Rug Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, Forecasts, and Market Players offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for carpets and rugs in the world. Along with a global...

2014-04-07 08:27:16

PADUCAH, Ky., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) is thrilled to announce the exhibition of "Distortion, from the European Patchwork Meeting," which will be on exhibit from April 7 through June 24, 2014. They will be the only museum in the United States to exhibit this international traveling exhibit which will also travel to art museums in Johannesburg, South Africa; Vicenza, Italy; Moscow, Russia; and Sainte-Marie-aux-Mine, France....

2014-04-04 08:23:58

PADUCAH, Ky., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 7, 2014, The National Quilt Museum will launch its 2014 Annual Benefit Auction. This year over 80 items will be auctioned with a combined value over $40,000. It will include quilts, quilt miniatures, sewing machines, gift baskets, notions, and much more. Items were donated by over 60 companies, guilds, and individuals passionate about today's quilting community. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140404/PH98050-a Photo...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.