Sewing Book Features 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts And Tips

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The book “1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts and Tips: Top-Rated Favorites from Sewing Fans and Master Teachers,” edited by Deepika Prakash and Sandra Betzina, comes from the best hands-on insider sewing tips from the sewing website PatternReview.com. Featuring tips, tricks and shortcuts collected from the website’s enormous database, this book also includes five special how-to features by master teachers and pattern designers.  

For more information: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/patternreview-com-1-000-clever-sewing-shortcuts-and-tips-top-rated-favorites-from-sewing-fans-and-master-teachers

 

Tilda Releases “Homemade And Happy” Book of Christmas Projects

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Best-selling author Tone Finnanger has a new collection featuring a variety of Christmas decorations and projects.   Create a gorgeous winter wonderland of quilted throws, cushions, angels, stars, a stitched Christmas tree forest and the most adorable quilted Father Christmas ever!

For more information visit: http://store.marthapullen.com/tilda-homemade-and-happy?et_mid=702275&rid=237279808

 

 

McCalls Quilting Announces European Christmas Market Adventure Trip

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McCalls Quilting and Sew Many Places has announced a trip to Germany, Austria, and Bavaria to take a Christmas markets tour December 5-13, 2015. This tour, led by Beth Hayes, McCall’s Quilting magazine editor and Jum West of Sew Many Places, will visit Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, and more.

For more information visit: http://sewmanyplaces.com/trip-info/germany-xmas-mccalls-2015.php

Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festivals Announces January Phoenix, Arizona Show

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The Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival is happening in Phoenix, Arizona January 29 – 31, 2015. This show will have a wide variety of sewing, quilting, needle-art and craft supply exhibits, as well as free seminars and workshops.

For more information, visit: http://quiltcraftsew.com/phoenix.html

Pattydoo Tutorial Video Shows How To Sew A Zippered Pleated Pouch.

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Pattydoo has provided a video tutorial showing how to sew a pleated, zippered pouch. The pattern and materials list are provided on her blog. Go to: https://www.pattydoo.de/blog/2013/06/sewing-tutorial-pouch-susie/

Quilters Newsletter Provides Free Quilt Block

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Quilters Newsletter is providing a free quilt block pattern called “Secret Garden.” This design, originally featured in a 1985 issue, is available for download as a PDF pattern. Using 44 patches, this pattern allows for great variety in crafting this design.

For download information, visit: http://bit.ly/1vfpMAy

Eileen Roche Teaches How To Transform T-Shirts

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Machine embroidery guru Eileen Roche teaches how to transform T-shirts from simple attire to chic apparel. From preparing the shirt’s fabric by stabilizing and hooping, through stitching your design using the embroidery machine, then jumping into a variety of fun embroidery projects. Learn how to combine multiple embroidery patterns into a large, decorative design and reshape your shirt’s waist for a flattering fit. Master your machine and embroider like an expert.

For more information visit: http://www.craftsy.com/class/the-machine-embroidered-t-shirt/274?_ct=sbqii-qbb-vuqjkhut&_ctp=the-machine-embroidered-t-shirt