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Project Runway's Anthony Ryan Auld to teach sewing class in Baton Rouge

Project Runway's Anthony Ryan Auld to teach sewing class in Baton Rouge
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POSTED: Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 8:00am

UPDATED: Monday, April 29, 2013 - 8:48am

All Brands, a leading supplier of innovative products for the home sewing enthusiast in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is pleased to announce that Anthony Ryan Auld, the winner of Project Runway All Stars 2, will be appearing in person to teach an upcoming sewing and fashion design class.

Anthony Ryan Auld, a talented fashion designer, will visit All Brands, located at 20415 Highland Road on Friday, May 10, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to teach customers new techniques on popular Brother™ sewing machines. In the class, Anthony Ryan will offer tips to attendees on how to sew like a fashion designer.

“Anthony Ryan Auld is one of the most popular and talented winners from Project Runway and we are thrilled to have him at our store,” says John Douthat, Owner, All Brands. “We encourage everyone, from veteran sewers to beginners to come by to meet Anthony Ryan, as his passion for fashion design is truly inspiring.”

When asked about their partnership with Anthony Ryan, Dean F. Shulman, Senior Vice President of the Home Appliance and Industrial Products Divisions at Brother International Corporation noted, “As the Exclusive Sewing and Embroidery Licensee of Project Runway, Brother got to know Anthony Ryan very well and could see his immense talent and his ability to explain the minutia of sewing. We are proud that our amazing sewing machines are used by Anthony Ryan and the other contestants on Project Runway to produce winning designs seen by millions of viewers each week. We are sure that he will proudly represent our company and our sewing machine products as he teaches different sewing classes and techniques.”

Earlier this year, Anthony Ryan Auld was proclaimed the winner of Lifetime TV’s Project Runway All Stars 2 competition. Brother, a long-time Exclusive Sewing and Embroidery Licensee of the hit show, presented Auld with a winner’s check of $150,000 and both a high-end multi-needle embroidery machine and a digital garment printer for his new sewing and embroidery studio. Since then, Auld has been preparing his new 2013 collections and, as a testicular cancer survivor, opening his nonprofit foundation called ROAR that awards fashion dreams to cancer victims and their friends and family by taking them shopping or creating a custom garment. Auld has also announced a special collaboration with the LSU School of Human Ecology’s Textiles, Apparel Design & Merchandising program, where he graduated with a degree in textile merchandising.
 

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