Simply Sewing Magazine Issue 12 Offers Downloadable Patterns

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Simply Sewing Magazine announces that Issue 12 has been released. With articles ranging from embroidery to a fitted bodice dress to playtime creations, 24 downloadable patterns are offered, as well as full sized templates. This magazine is available in the UK, as well as the Apple Newsstand and Google Play.

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Anissa of GrowMama Shows How To Turn A Pillowcase Into A Shopping Bag

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Anissa of GrowMama blog has provided a tutorial on how to turn a vintage pillowcase into a handy shopping bag. Providing step-by-step instructions with lots of pictures, this handy tote will be great for your next shopping trip.

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Crazy Little Projects Wants To Teach Kids How To Sew


Crazy Little Projects has put together a series of lessons to teach kids and teens how to sew. With lessons ranging from sewing a straight line to sewing ruffles and zippers, your kids will soon be able to tackle the associated projects like notebook covers, messenger bags or pajamas.

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We All Sew Offers Tutorial On Sewing Easter Napkins


We All Sew has posted a tutorial on how to sew Easter napkins. It has a list of materials, full step-by-step instructions, and a downloadable bunny template.

HTC Retail’s Stitch Witchery, 3000-28,  is an ideal choice for this application. It is a fusible web that bonds to any fabric without stitching.

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FaveQuilts Offers Six Free Beginning Quilting Videos

Quilt Videos has selected six of its best beginning quilting videos available to help you learn how to quilt or improve your abilities. With topics ranging from using a rotary cutter to the differences between hand and machine quilting to how to bind, there is something to learn for everyone interested in quilting.

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Sew It All Offers ‘The Complete Photo Guide To Clothing Construction’ Book

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Sew It All website is offering the book “The Complete Photo Guide To Clothing Construction.” This book provides the techniques needed to sew clothes including tops, dresses, pants, skirts, and even outerwear.  This book follows the entire process of clothing construction from working with patterns to the final button.

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Quilt Expo 2016 Features Quilt Competition

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Quilt Expo announces its Quilt Contest for 2016. The Expo, scheduled September 8 – 10, 2016, features the Black and White Plus One challenge, a Kids’ Quilt Challenge, and eight other categories. Rules and entry forms are available.

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Advanced Embroidery Designs Offers “Roses For Mom” Table Runner Project


Advanced Embroidery Designs is offering a “Roses for Mom” quilted embroidered table runner project. With full step-by-step instructions and plenty of pictures, this runner will make a great spring project.

HTC Retail’s Tear Away, 3190-7,  is an ideal choice for this application. It is a sew-in tearaway stabilizer providing the ultimate in embroidery support.

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HTC Offers Quilt-Fuse™ Fusible Nonwoven Layout Grid

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Cut the time and effort involved in pieced designs like watercolor, Bargello, photography quilts and more, while adding stability and uniformity to your block sewing with HTC Quilt-Fuse™. Fusible on one side with a 2-inch preprinted layout grid, Quilt-Fuse™ is designed for simplifying techniques that rely on careful placement of fabric squares to create artistic visual effects.

Simply cut the translucent white material to the size of the finished project with a 6- to 8-inch margin on all sides. Lay out your design on the light-gray grid on the fusible side, using 1-, 2- or 4-inch fabric squares. The brushed surface holds the squares in place until you’re ready to fuse and then stitch them, using the grid as a guide.

Quilt-Fuse™ reduces the need for pinning and makes sewing faster and more accurate when working with many small blocks and long seams. The 48-inch width is large enough for most projects, yet easy to manage at the sewing machine. U.S.-made of polyester and cellulose, Quilt-Fuse™ adds light interfacing support without bulk and is washable and dry-cleanable.

It works great for pillows, table runners and wall-hangings, as well as quilts, offering expanded design opportunities. Quilt-Fuse™ is sold in 25-yard rolls. To learn more, go to

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Sew Many Places Offers Quiltville Alaska Cruise In July


Sew Many Places is offering a nine-day Quiltville Cruise of Alaska July 8 – 15, 2016. Led by Bonnie Hunter, this cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas will sail from Seattle traveling through Alaska’s inside passage to Juneau and Skagway. Quilting classes will be provided daily.

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