Pretty Prudent Blog Offers Summery Sun Hat Project For Infants

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Jaime and Jacinda at Pretty Prudent blog have provided a Summery Sun Hat project for your little one. It includes a downloadable printable pattern and full do-it-yourself illustrated instructions. You can make the underside of the brim in the same fabric or choose a solid material.

For more information, visit http://www.prettyprudent.com/2010/04/baby-kid/summery-sun-hat-with-free-downloadable-pattern-2/

American Embroidery Conference Announced For Palm Beach Gardens, Florida May 2017

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The American Embroidery Conference will be held in Palm Beach Garden, Florida May 3-7, 2017. It will feature five days of professional instruction in every aspect of embroidery and design. There also will be hands-on and lecture demonstration classes, a vendor mall, show and tell, Yankee Swap and more.

For more information, visit http://american-embroidery-conference.com/index.php

Advanced Embroidery Designs Offers Mother’s Day Table Runner Project

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Advanced Embroidery Designs has provided a Mother’s Day project called “Roses For Mom Quilted Table Runner.” With a materials list, links to the embroidery designs used and illustrated instructions, your finished project will measure 19 1/2″ x 55 1/2″.

HTC Retail’s Tear Away, 3190-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid35.html , is a premium grade tearaway stabilizer that is made of rayon and polyester which is ideal for tote bags and can be machine washed and dry-cleaned, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit https://www.advanced-embroidery-designs.com/projects2014/RoseTableRunner.html

Alabama Farmers Federation Announces Christmas Skirt Sewing Contest

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The Alabama Farmers Federation has announced a Christmas Skirt Sewing Contest. County contest winners are invited to submit their entries by June 10, 2017.  This contest will be conducted for two divisions – 7th through 12th grades, and adult.

For more information, visit http://alfafarmers.org/uploads/files/2017_Sewing-Christmas_Tree_Skirt1.pdf

Creating A Vest With HTC Retail Whisper Weft

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Whisper Weft is a fusible interfacing that enhances the body of a fabric without adversely affecting the drape. This free project offers step-by-step instructions on how to use Whisper Weft to give your sewing project body without affecting drapeability.

Go to http://www.htc-retail.com/cmspage.php?page_id=59

DIY Enthusiasts Offers Beach Towel Blanket Bag Tutorial

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DIY Enthusiasts has provided a tutorial to make a Beach Towel Blanket Bag. This handy bag unrolls into a beach towel blanket, with a pillow and pockets for sunscreen, books, and other essentials.  The instructions provided will guide you through the creation of this fun project.

For more information, visit http://diy-enthusiasts.com/diy-fashion/diy-summer-bag-beach-towel-blanket/

Sew Many Places Offers New Zealand Quilting Expedition In October 2017

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Sew Many Places has scheduled a 12-day quilting expedition to New Zealand. This tour features the National Quilt Symposium in Christchurch, visits to local quilt shops, a show-and-tell with local quilters, and three hand-appliqué classes taught by Dierdra MacElroy.

For more information, visit http://www.sewmanyplaces.com/trips/?page=newzealand_quilting_1017