Bernina has provided a Just Embroider It ebook – “All About Stabilizers.” This ebook covers choosing a stabilizer, the three main types of stabilizers, specialty stabilizers and toppings. Information is provided on which type of stabilizer is best for particular applications and the best ways to use the different types of stabilizers.
Advanced Embroidery Design has provided a project to make a cosmetic or jewelry purse with flower embroidery. A list of supplies and illustrated instructions show all that is needed to complete your own 8” x 10” purse.
HTC Sheer D’Light Light Weight 2102-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid17.html , is a lightweight fusible stabilizer that is made of polyester, which is ideal for light fabrics and can be machine washed and dried, making it perfect for a project like this.
For more information, visit https://www.advanced-embroidery-designs.com/projects2016/JewelryPurse.html
The Sewing Stitching and Handcraft Show is being held in Adelaide, Australia July 14-16, 2017. With workshops and seminars, and many exhibitor displays, this show also features the Festival of Quilts and the Scrapbooking and Papercraft show.
For more information, visit http://www.kjex.com.au/Sewing%20Show.html
Workroom Social in Brooklyn, New York is offering a Weekend Swimwear Sewing Intensive class. Designed for advanced-beginners to intermediate-level sewers, this class will teach the skills needed to sew a professionally finished swimsuit. In 16 hours over two days, students will cover prep, specialty stitches, edge finishes and handling stretchy fabrics. The next class is offered in June 2017.
For more information, visit http://workroomsocial.com/shop/classes/swimwear-sewing-class/
Quilt Alliance has announced its contest for 2017 entitled “Voices.” Open to all Quilt Alliance members, up to four quilts may be submitted per registration. In addition to online judging by Quilt Alliance members for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention, there will be Judges’ Choice awards and Outstanding Label prizes as well. All quilts must be entered by June 2, 2017.
For more information, visit https://quiltalliance.org/contest/2017contest/
Check out this free project from HTC Retail that shows you how to create an Easter basket as a useable keepsake for children or a decorative accessory for your home this spring. Go to
Susan at Living With Punks has provided a Bookworm Skirt project. This skirt is just the thing for the little bookworm in your life, and is a great way to make use of your scrap fabric. Starting with a simple list of materials, the illustrated steps will guide you through the process of making this cute skirt.
For more information, visit http://www.livingwithpunks.com/2011/06/sysbookworm-skirt/