Sewing And Stitchery Expo Held Feb.28 – March 3

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Don’t miss the 29th Sewing and Stitchery Expo at the Puyallup Fair and Events Center, Puyallup, WA. The SewExpo is the largest consumer sewing show in America, with more than 100 seminars daily, hands-on workshops, a variety of style shows, and 400+ booths exhibiting the latest fabrics, tools, and supplies.

For more information visit http://www.sewexpo.com/.

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Fabric Bracelets Make a Trendy Statement

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This uniquely thrifty idea comes to us complements of LBG Studio blog (http://www.lbg-studio.com/2012/11/diy-fabric-bracelets.html). This clever use of scraps, interfacing and jewelry hardware turns into a cute fabric bracelets. Follow the simple tutorial found on their blog site and you will be able to create and fashion your very own trendy bracelet.

Crafter’s Choice is fusible, non-woven backing used for firm support in fabric crafts. It is available at http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid14.html.

 

Two Chicks Designs Offers Something For Everyone

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Full of fun T-shirts for crafters, this website (Two Chicks Design) is full of witty quotes about quilting, scrapbooking, crafting, and lots of different hobbies. Great T-shirts for the crafter in your life are available in a wide variety of colors, and sizes range from Small through 6XL. Create your own whimsical T-shirt design for your next event, crafting club or just for fun.

Their product line also includes totes, pajama pants, yoga pants, sweatshirts/hoodies, and unique gift ideas. If you love what you do, show your passion for it and visit their website at http://www.twochicksdesigns.com/.

Fabulous Fusing Techniques Create Captivating Art Quilt Designs

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Laura Wasilowski is offering a new online class Craftsy class: Hand Stitched Collage Quilts. You’ll find out how to use fusible web, decorative stitching, and a variety of other techniques to make art quilts that are beautiful. Fusing makes the process of creating complex, pictorial collage quilts fast, easy, and fun.

Wasilowski takes you from start to finish creating your own “story” and introduces you to many new techniques and products as she guides you through the process step by step. Once you enroll in a Craftsy class you have the leisure of watching at your convenience.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and experience as if you were in the room. Learn more at

http://link.e.newtrackmedia.com/s/ve?eli=53424992&si=5558290970&cfc=3html.

Stitch Witchery is a polyamide fusible web material that permanently bonds two layers of fabric together without sewing. It fuses any type of fabrics, trims, or appliqués to wood, cardboard, paper, metal, and other porous materials that will not be washed or dry-cleaned.  Find it at http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid21.html.

Check Out Latest Free Sewing E-Books

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What better way to learn at your own pace than with these skillfully written E-books. All Free Sewing has provided this ultimate resource for the sewing enthusiast. They offer several choices available for download and access at any time. Print them out for your very own resource library if you like. Choose from simple beginner’s sewing or advance to holiday projects or home décor. Find these available at http://www.allfreesewing.com/index.php/hct/Latest-Free-Sewing-eBooks/ml/1.

Check Out Quilters Newsletter TV

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For your viewing pleasure, “The Quilters’ Community” is brought to you by The Quilters Newsletter magazine. Here is a great opportunity for FREE! View many online episodes featuring quilt shows and shops, quilter’s stories, techniques, beautiful quilts, the latest quilting products and much more. There is also a special series with Patrick Lose, magazine editor and quilt designer.

A wide variety of guest speakers are scheduled to broaden your learning scope and spark creativity. Check it out at http://www.quiltersnewsletter.com/videos/index.html.

 

Enter Now to Win Free Fabric

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This amazing giveaway is sponsored by the Quilters Club of America. One lucky Grand Prize winner will receive a 20-year supply of fabric from Keepsake Quilting. Two second-place winners will receive a one-year supply of fabric from Keepsake Quilting. Last but not least, there will be 50 Third-place winners receiving a free one year membership to Quilters Club of America, including 4 issues of Easy Quilts Magazine, free patterns and access to more than 1,000 videos at QNNtv.com Don’t miss your chance to enter and win. Contest rules apply. For more information or to register visit http://ck.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=65982.