Westminster Fibers Lifestyle Fabrics proudly announced last week a new partnership with Ty Pennington from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Pennington will be putting out “TY PENNINGTON IMPRESSIONS,” an exclusive line of fabric and associated lifestyle finished products. Full release below.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Nancy L. Jewell
(704) 329 –5031
TY PENNINGTON TO DESIGN FABRICS
AND FINISHED LIFESTYLE PRODUCTS
EXCLUSIVELY FOR WESTMINSTER
June 17, 2010 – Charlotte, NC – Joyce Robertson, General Manager, WFI Lifestyle Fabrics (http://www.westminsterfibers.com/) announced today a new licensing partnership with Ty Pennington
(http://www.typenningtonstyle.com/), the star of ABC’s smash hit, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” Pennington will design exclusive lines of fabric and associated lifestyle finished products for global distribution in home decor, sewing, quilting, craft and DIY retail outlets that will be branded “TY PENNINGTON IMPRESSIONS.”
“I have built my career and pretty much lived my entire life around a do-it-yourself lifestyle,” says Pennington. “I am very excited about designing fabrics and products for this market with Westminster, whose artists and initiatives have influenced trends and inspired the creativity of DIY enthusiasts.”
Pennington, whose work has helped transform the lives of thousands while inspiring millions more around the world, will bring his trend setting design sense to fabric collections including cottons, home decorator width and fashion fabrics. TY PENNINGTON IMPRESSIONS will be introduced in October 2010.
About Ty Pennington
Ty Pennington is a New York Times Best-selling author and host of ABC’s Emmy-winning series “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” He also hosts the top rated “Ty’s Great British Adventure” for UKTV’s Home Network and will host the upcoming Canadian design competition reality series “Inside the Box.” Pennington develops furniture and home products for the “Ty Pennington Style” line at Sears and is an ambassador for the Sears American Dream Campaign. He also recently launched a home furniture collection “Howard Miller Furnishings by Ty Pennington.” For more info please visit www.TyPenningtonStyle.com.
About WFI Lifestyle Fabrics
Westminster Fibers Lifestyle Fabrics is one of the leading converters of high quality 100% cotton fabrics and well-known in the textile industry for their creative and unique fabric designs and talented, trend-setting artists. Westminster supplies retail stores with some of the finest fabrics in the market to inspire sewing creativity and speaks to a new generation of sewing enthusiasts. For more information please visit www.westminsterfabrics.com or www.freespiritfabric.com .
Editor’s Note: To Interview Ty Pennington, please contact Melissa Sun, (310) 407-3441, Melissa@sra-pr.com