SewItAll Offers New Sew With Me Projects

Sew With Me

SewItAll, in conjunction with Jennifer Paganelli and Carla Crim, is offering Sew With Me, a series of four complete projects.  Comprising four exclusive videos, patterns and kits, these projects range from flouncy skirts to weekender totes.

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Craftsy Offers Lingerie Sewing Class

Class lingerie

Craftsy is offering an online class, “Sewing Lingerie Essential techniques”.  Led by Alison Smith, the class investigates patterns and fabrics, stabilizing the work, adding lace, and finishing touches.

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Lynette Jensen Offers “Thimbleberries Quilting for Harvest” Book

Thimbleberries book

Lynette Jensen has written a book of harvest-themed quilting projects, “Thimbleberries Quilting for Harvest: 20 Great Projects from Harvest to Halloween”.  With 20 quilts, table toppers, and pillows themed for autumn, each project is accompanied by complete step-by-step instructions, full-size patterns and dozens of full-color photos and illustrations.

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Mary Fons Offers New “Quilt Scout” Blog

Fons Quilt Scout

Mary Fons has announced that she is starting a new blog dealing with all things quilting related.  “The Quilt Scout” will provide a blend of news, commentary and stories, all in Fons’ unique voice.

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Quilters News Network Provides Video On Foundation Piecing

Foundation Piecing

Susan Geddes at Quilters News Network demonstrates how to reduce fabric waste by using smaller fabric patches when foundation piecing.  She shows how using freezer paper helps you address the issues that often cause challenges for foundation piecing, also known as paper piecing. A variety of other helpful hints also are provided.

HTC Retail’s Fun-Dation, 3250-1, is an ideal choice for this application. It is specifically designed to do foundation piecing for hand sewn and machine embroidered quilts.

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Kelsey Norwood Provides Project To Make A Minion Costume

Minion Costume

Kelsey Norwood at has provided a project showing how to make a Minion costume for your little ones. With step-by-step instructions and plenty of pictures, this project is fun and quick to make.

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How To Create Detailed Quilt Squares With HTC Fun-Dation

13.  HTC Fun-Dation Quilt Square Project

Fun-Dation makes it easier to create quilt squares that are consistent and accurate for faster project completion. Learn how in this free tutorial by going to

Nordic Needle Sponsors Hardanger Embroidery Design Contest

Hardanger Contest

Nordic Needle is sponsoring a Hardanger Embroidery Design Contest for 2016.  Contestants will need to produce an original Hardanger embroidery piece and send a picture of the work by April 11, 2016.

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Creative Machine Embroidery Shows How To Make Halloween Pillow Covers

Pillow-CSue Barnabee at Creative Machine Embroidery has provided a tutorial showing how to make a pair of Halloween-themed pillow covers.  Providing a full materials list and step-by-step instructions, this tutorial will produce two attractive pillow covers.

HTC Retail’s Ultra-Firm, 9260-1, an ideal choice for this application. It is a heavyweight sew-in stabilizer that is firm but flexible.

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FusibleAcro Washable Hair Canvas Provides Firm Control

HTC Fusible Acro Coat Product Shot
Fusible Acro, #87008, is a woven hair canvas interfacing suitable for garment construction where crisp detail or firm control is desired. Offered by HTC Retail, it fuses securely with no stretching or bubbling. It’s ideal for a suit, jacket or coat.

Made of54% polyester/ 27% hair/ 12% cotton/ 7% wool in a natural color,it can be washed or dry-cleaned and used with medium to heavyweight fabrics. It is ideal as an interfacing for the front of a men’s suit jacket or other fine-tailored garment that requires a firm hold. It is not suggested for use with triacetate, seersucker, lace, or rainwear. It comes in a 23-inch width on a 25-yard bolt.
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