Embroidery Designs Offers Placemat Embroidery Project

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Embroidery Designs offers a fall table topper placemat project by Jeanie Marleen. This project provides step-by-step instructions as well as all materials and sources for the embroidery designs used.

For more information visit: http://www.embroiderydesigns.com/emb_learning/project/964/ith-fall-table-topper.aspx

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International Quilt Festival Houston Begins October 30

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The International Quilt Festival Houston is scheduled for October 30 to November 2, 2014. Classes begin on October 27, 2014.

For more information visit: http://www.quilts.com/home/shows/viewer.php?page=FallFestival

All People Quilt Offers Sewing Caddy Project

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All People Quilt.com has provided a project for a sewing caddy to store needles, scissors, and thread when hand stitching.  Full materials and step-by step instructions are provided.

For more information, visit http://www.allpeoplequilt.com/bags-pillows-gifts/bags-and-purses/sewing-caddy

Juried Quilt Competition Held At Oklahoma Winter Quilt Show

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A juried competition will be held at the Oklahoma Winter Quilt Show on January 8-10, 2015. The call for entries and registration will be open until December 12, 2014. Multiple categories are available with a $400 prize for best in show.

For complete details, visit http://qscexpos.com/oklahoma.html

‘Cathedral Window Quilts’ Book Features Nine Projects

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“Cathedral Window Quilts: The Classic Folded Technique and a Wealth of Variations” by Lynne Edwards teaches how to create quilts using the classic folded patchwork technique. This book brings Cathedral Window Quilting up to date and guides the quilter through nine projects.

For more information visit: http://www.amazon.com/Cathedral-Window-Quilts-Technique-Variations/dp/0715327135

World of Quilts Organizes 15-Day Tour of France

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World of Quilts Travel is sponsoring a 15-day quilters’ tour of France featuring Quiltmania’s Pour l’Amour du Fil Quilt Show. This trip begins on April 19 and returns May 3. It includes the show as well as points of interest to quilters in the cities of Paris and Avignon. The deadline to sign up is February 15, 2015.

For more information visit: http://www.worldofquiltstravel.com/France2015.htm

Celebrate National Sewing Month In September

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National Sewing Month, http://www.nationalsewingmonth.org/, is presented by the Sewing & Craft Alliance (SCA) in partnership with the American Sewing Guild. In celebration, you can find free sewing projects, articles, and guidelines for sewing, embroidery, craft, and appliqué. Sewing suppliers also offer special deals and discounts.

 

For more information, visit Sewing & Craft Alliance (SCA) website at www.sewing.org and American Sewing Guild website at http://asg.org/.