Advanced Embroidery Designs Offers Summer Apron Project With Berry Embroidery.


Advanced Embroidery Designs has provided a tutorial on making summer aprons with The Berry Set embroidery designs. This project provides a material’s list and full step-by-step instructions for making these cute summertime aprons.

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Arbee Designs Shows Quilt Square Foundation Piecing Project

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Ruth at Arbee Designs has provided a quilting project showing how to use foundation piecing to create this lovely quilt square. Step-by-step instructions and dimensions are provided.

HTC Retail’s Fun-Dation #3250-1, is an ideal choice for this project. It is a translucent, nonwoven tearaway that is stronger than paper, but still allows you to see through fabric layers for easier positioning.

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ASE Announces Six Sewing Contests


ASE announces the American Sewing Expo September 25 – 27, featuring six sewing contests. This event will be held at Suburban Showplace Collection in Novi, Michigan. The contests range from “Passion for Fashion” sewing challenge through “Cosplay” (costume making) to the Dream Sewing Room drawing, which anyone can enter to win.

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Sew It All Offers Book On Pants Perfection.

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Learn the art of pant making with this three-part series from Sew News contributor Rae Cumbie. With professional techniques for customizing pants and pant patterns, you will be able to craft the best and most flattering style for you.

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Carina Gardner Offers Bella Stash Bag Pattern


Carina Gardner offers the perfect on-the-go carry case – the Bella Stash Bag. From ballet shoes, books or electronics, this stash bag can carry it all. The bag pattern and instructions are easy to put together for beginning sewers. With help from a grown-up, this bag is the perfect project for tweens and teens too!

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Sarah Veblen Offers Intensive June Class


Sarah Veblen is offering an intensive class, “Tapping Into Your Creativity”, at her Sparks, MD Studio. Running from June 5 – 8, this class will show you how to access your creativity and let it flow. Lecture and group discussion as well as a variety of exercises will give you concrete ways to tap into and harness your creativity.

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Create A Tailored Jacket With Perfect Support

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Learn how to use fusible hair canvas to lend support to garments such as a jacket, suit, or men’s blazer. To view the project, go to