The Quilters’ Guild of New South Wales Announces Quilt Exhibition

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The Quilters’ Guild of NSW Inc. & Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre announces “Evolution, Change, Challenge – A Contemporary Quilt” exhibition from August 29th to September 8th, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Entries are invited for this exhibition, which is open to quilters and fiber artists from all states and territories in Australia. Membership of the Guild is not a requirement of entry. There will be two prizes offered, a first prize of $1,500 and a viewer’s choice prize of $200.

For more information visit: http://quiltersguildnsw.blogspot.com/2014/11/contemporary-quilt-exhibition-2015-call.html

Beverly Johnson Teaches ‘Sewing Bras: Construction And Fit’ On Craftsy

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Expert instructor Beverly Johnson teaches how to create custom-fit bras with a home sewing machine. Learn professional techniques, choose the perfect fabric, pattern and size, use stretch to your advantage as you cut out pattern pieces and more. Upgrade from ready-to-wear’s generic fit and sew flawless bras personalized for you!

For more information visit: http://www.craftsy.com/class/sewing-bras-construction-and-fit/4833;jsessionid=E9CCEB02F53B49BD3C331F1752283949.blondie000?_ct=sbqii-sqjuweho-dum&_ctp=2&rceId=1416970105870~3tmib9pa

Sew Many Places Leads Quilting Tour of Ireland In June

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Sew Many Places is leading a 12-day tour to Ireland from June 3–14, 2015. Led by Ims and Sew Many Places founder, Jim West, this tour will travel across Ireland, and features one two-day Quilting Master Class Seminar. This tour costs $4,378 per person.

For more information visit: http://www.sewmanyplaces.com/trip-info/ireland-tims-062015.php

Singer Teaches How To Make Machine Embroidered Hand Towels.

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Singer shows how to make your own hand towels using an embroidery machine. A complete materials list as well as machine-specific instructions will guide you through this project.

HTC Retail’s Tearaway Stabilizer #3190-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid35.html would be an ideal choice for this project. It is a premium-grade 1.5-ounce stabilizer that is multidirectionally stable for the ultimate in embroidery support.

For more information, go to: http://www.singerco.com/projects/detail/525/hand-towels

New Book Shows How To Make Use Of Scraps

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Lark Books “Pretty Little Patchwork” gives stitchers an exciting way to make use of their old fabric scraps. Thirty projects showcase a variety of creative ideas, including funky ornaments, a silk scarf, star pincushions, a yoga-mat carrier, and much more. Basic techniques are taught and all projects feature full-color pictures.

For more information visit: http://www.quilting-warehouse.com/162906.html

OSewPersonal Offers Video On How To Make A 10-Minute Table Runner

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Kelly from OSewPersonal has posted a video teaching how to make a table runner in 10 minutes. Using two pieces of fabric, this easy project is great for a quick change in décor.

For more information visit: http://youtu.be/fFc5arukiJg

Better Homes And Gardens Offers Beginner Embroidery Project

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Better Homes and Gardens Tips for Beginners provides a beginner embroidery project using no-sew fusible web. This free project teaches the basics of using fusible web and then applies that to a simple embroidery design.

HTC Retail’s Stitch Witchery #3000-28, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid21.html, would be an ideal choice for this project. It is a polyamide fusible web material that permanently bonds two layers of fabric together without sewing.

For more information visit: http://howtosew.com/blog/sewing-basics/no-sew-fusible-web