Martha Stewart Offers Felt Slippers Project

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Martha Stewart has provided a project to make custom felt slippers, just in time for cooler weather.  With a materials list and instructions, a downloadable template is provided that may be customized for different shoe sizes.

HTC Retail’s Trans-Web, 4000-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid39.html , is a fusible web interfacing that allows for accurate tracing and is ideal for a project like this.

For more information, visit http://www.marthastewart.com/271000/felt-slippers.

Sewing With Nancy Offers Best Sweatshirt Makeovers Video

Sweatshirt Makovers

Nancy Ziemann, host of Sewing With Nancy, has a video entitled “Best Sweatshirt Makeovers.” Featuring Mary Mulari, you will learn different techniques and design ideas to give basic fleece a whole new fashion flair. See how to add appliqués, plackets and zippers for your own custom look.

For more information, visit http://wpt.org/SewingWithNancy/Video/best-sweatshirt-makeovers-part-one.

Martingale Offers Quilt Collection Book By Gwen Marston

Common Thread Book

Martingale is offering the book “A Common Thread – A Collection of Quilts” by Gwen Marston.  Displaying the fruits of Marston’s five-decade passion for quilts, ranging from early work inspired by Mennonite quilts to her exploration of modern design, this book is filled with detailed, up-close photos.

For more information, visit http://www.shopmartingale.com/a-common-thread.html.

IPM Quilting Contest Announced For 2017 In Walton, Ontario

IPM Expo

The 100th International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) has announced its 2017 Quilt Competition. This quilt show will be held in Walton, Ontario August 19-20, 2017. There are 15 quilting categories, including youth categories.  Cash prizes range from $50-$100. The deadline for entries is April 1, 2017.

For more information, visit http://www.plowingmatch.org/committees-2017-main/quilting-2017

Craftsy Offers Sewing With Oilcloth Class

Oilcloth

Craftsy has provided a class in sewing sturdy bags and baskets from oilcloth. Instructor Kathy McGee will show how to make a market bag and sewing basket from this material, sharing methods to make cutting and sewing with this material easy, as well as information on appropriate needles and presser feet.

For more information, visit http://www.craftsy.com/class/sewing-with-oilcloth-bags-and-baskets/5035?r_src=ALGO30&p_src=DEFAULT&d_src=CRS_SELL&rceId=1468193434168~dkx5df6z&_ct=ikwwe-lyum-iycybqh&_ctp=COURSE_SELL,5189,5035

Alexandra Palace In London Hosts Knitting And Stitching Show In October

Knitting Stitching Show

The Knitting And Stitching Show will be at the Alexandra Palace in London October 5-9, 2016. This show will feature hundreds of workshops and exhibitors, and galleries featuring outstanding art by the UK’s best textile artists.

For more information, visit http://www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/london/page.cfm/Link=1/t=m/goSection=1

Create Skillet Handle Covers With HTC Armo Fleece Plus

Top Photo Armo Fleece Plus Skillet Handle Cover Project

This step-by-step free project will show you how to create covers to protect your hands from a hot skillet handle. Go to http://www.htc-retail.com/pdf/HTCArmoFleecePlusSkilletHandleCovers.pdf