The Quilters’ Guild of New South Wales Announces Quilt Exhibition


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.

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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!

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Sew Many Places Leads Quilting Tour of Ireland In June


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.

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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, 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.

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New Book Shows How To Make Use Of Scraps


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.

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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.

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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,, 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.

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International Quilt Festival Chicago 2015 Scheduled For March 26-28


Quilts Inc. announces the International Quilt Festival Chicago 2015, scheduled for March 26-28. The festival will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, and classes start on March 26. Over 40 hands-on classes, lectures, special events, workshops and Open Studios demos will be offered. There will be hundreds of booths selling all things quilting, and hundreds of quilts will be on display.

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Create Gorgeous Custom Window Treatments With Fuse-A-Shade Kit

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Coordinate your window treatments with furniture, a bedspread, valance, cornice, or draperies using HTC Retail’s Fuse-A-Shade, a fusible nonwoven interfacing specifically designed for fabric roller blinds.

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Nancy Minsky Shows How To Make Slippers From Jeans


Nancy Minsky shows how to turn worn jeans into a pair of slippers in this how-to project. She provides a materials list and step-by-step instructions.

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