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The Classic White Shirt Designer Challenge Continues…

May 27, 2009
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The Cloth Merchants posted a display of the women who participated in their challenge.

After reading about the Classic White Shirt Designer Challenge in Threads issues No. 140 and No. 141, Nancy Cain and Debbie Mocnik, co-owners of The Cloth Merchants, a fine fabric and button shop in Tulsa, Oklahoma, decided to sponsor their own challenge. They sent an email to their customer base referring to the articles, and invited those interested to visit The Cloth Merchants on a designated Saturday afternoon to “show off” their creations. Nine customers took up the challenge and decided to give it a try. I know you’ll agree that the shirts they created are just as varied and interesting as those in the Threads articles, taking something as simple as a white shirt to new, innovative dimensions. Congratulations to this creative group of women!

If you’ve also sponsored or participated in your own CWSD Challenge, please write and tell us about it!

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  1. bbrees May 28th

    After reading the Threads articles and seeing the Cloth Merchants Challenge, the Wichita KS Chapter of the American Sewing Guild had a white shirt challenge for our Spring Tea in April. The only restrictions were it be in the white family (mostly) and be for the upper part of the body. The varity of garments modeled was a tribute to our members creativity.

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