A Spoonful Of Sugar Offers Valentine’s Heart Potholder Project

Lisa and Sarah at A Spoonful of Sugar blog offer a project to make a Valentine’s Heart Potholder. Using a downloadable template, the steps show you how to make a cute heart-shaped potholder in your choice of fabrics.

For more information, visit http://aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com/2013/02/pot-holder-pattern/

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Craftsy Offers Machine Embroidery On Challenging Fabrics Class

Craftsy is providing a class on “Machine Embroidery on Challenging Fabrics”. Taught by Deborah Jones, this class covers different types of difficult fabrics, stabilizer choices, solving common issues, and making proper choices in design, needles and stabilizers.

For more information, visit https://www.craftsy.com/embroidery/classes/machine-embroidery-on-challenging-fabrics/510082

SimplyCloe Offers How To Sew A Winter Coat Video

Cloe at SimplyCloe has provided a video on sewing a stylish winter coat. Starting with creating a pattern from a favorite coat, she walks you through the process of creating a coat suited just for you.

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-xOiuBsnAY&feature=youtu.be

Hobby Lobby Offers Encyclopedia Of Classic Quilt Patterns

Hobby Lobby is offering the Encyclopedia of Classic Quilt Patterns. This book provides 101 favorite quilt designs, with full-color photos showing projects ranging from Amethyst to Evening Star to Whig Rose. Step-by-step instructions and labor-saving techniques are provided, as well as an extensive how-to information and clear patchwork and applique designs.

For more information, visit https://www.hobbylobby.com/Fabric-Sewing/Books/Quilting-Books/Encyclopedia-of-Classic-Quilt-Patterns-Book/p/46603

The Spruce Offers Bunny Pillow Pet Project

The Spruce website has provided a project to make a stuffed bunny pillow pet. Starting with a travel pillow and your choice of fabrics, including soft fluffy fabrics or fake furs, a free pattern is provided for you to print and use.

A great stabilizer choice for this project is HTC Form-Flex All Purpose, 1010-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid1.html . It is a medium-weight fusible interfacing that is great for firm support and stability.

For more information, visit https://www.thespruce.com/stuffed-bunny-toy-pillow-pattern-2978394

Texas 4-H Announces 2018 Quilt Challenge

Texas 4-H has announced the 2018 Quilt Challenge. Open to all Texas 4-H club members, quilts may be entered that have been made between October 1, 2017 and July 16, 2018, which is the entry date. Quilts may be entered in the categories of First Time Quilter, General Youth Quilters Pieced and General Youth Quilters Applique.

For more information, visit https://texas4-h.tamu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018-quilt-challenge-contest-guidelines.pdf

CraftSewCreate.com Offers Quilted Valentine Hearts Pillow Tutorial

Ellie at CraftSewCreate.com has provided a tutorial to make a Quilted Valentine Hearts Pillow. It’s a great way to use scraps from your pile for your hearts.

A great fusible web choice for this project is HTC Stitch Witchery, 3000-28, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid21.html . It is suitable for any type of fabric, trim or applique.

For more information, visit http://craftsewcreate.blogspot.com/2011/02/quilted-valentine-hearts-pillow.html