Lucinda At IndieSew Discusses Interfacing For Tailored Coats

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Lucinda at IndieSew has provided information on the use of interfacing with tailored coats. Covering the differences between custom tailoring, machine tailoring and fusible tailoring and the respective advantages of sew-in, fusible and hymo/hair, this explanation will help you to understand the uses of these techniques.

For more information, visit https://indiesew.com/blog/coat-month-interfacing-basics-for-tailored-coats

Nancy At EmbroiderIt Shows Sweetheart Candy Cane Holder Project

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Nancy at EmbroiderIt.com has provided a video on making Sweetheart Candy Cane Holders with in-the-hoop embroidery. This is a fun, easy project to get you started with that embroidery machine Santa brought for Christmas.

HTC Retail’s Tear Away, 3190-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid35.html , is a premium grade tearaway stabilizer that is ideal for stable fabrics and can be machine washed and tumble-dried, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBdgZuDw5FM&feature=youtu.be

JoAnn Offers Making Children’s Clothes Book

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JoAnn is offering the book “Making Children’s Clothes” by Emma Hardy. This book features 25 easy and stylish projects, aimed at young children from newborn to five years old. Projects range from booties and bibs to hats, dresses, shirts and more. Full-sized patterns are provided for the clothing and appliqués.

For more information, visit http://www.joann.com/making-children-s-clothes/2429439.html

Original Sewing & Quilt Expo Announces Atlanta Show In March

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The Original Sewing & Quilt Expo has announced its Atlanta, Georgia show March 9-11, 2017.  Featuring a textile arts display gallery, stage presentations, runway fashion shows, and make-it take-it projects, as well as plenty of exhibitors for all textile crafts, there is something for everyone at this show.

To view, go to http://www.sewingexpo.com/Events/Atlanta,GA.aspx

Protect Hands With HTC Veri-Shape Pot Handle Covers

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Learn how to make a custom pot handle cover out of HTC Veri-Shape. This is an easy project using gathering, pinning, and hand-stitching skills. It may take up to three hours if you hand baste the ribbon.

Go to http://www.htc-retail.com/pdf/HTC-Veri-Shape-Pot-Handle-Covers-Project.pdf

Protect Hands With HTC Veri-Shape Pot Handle Covers

veri-shape-pot-handle-covers-product-shot

Learn how to make a custom pot handle cover out of HTC Veri-Shape. This is an easy project using gathering, pinning, and hand-stitching skills. It may take up to three hours if you hand baste the ribbon.

Go to http://www.htc-retail.com/pdf/HTC-Veri-Shape-Pot-Handle-Covers-Project.pdf

Emma Jeffrey Offers New Year’s Dress Project

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Emma Jeffrey of Fiskars has provided a New Year’s Resolution Party Dress project on AllFreeSewing.  Featuring a yoke top and pleated skirt, this project has complete instructions to guide you.

For more information, visit http://www.allfreesewing.com/Dress-Patterns/New-Years-Resolution-Party-Dress-from-Fiskars

American Quilters Society Announces QuiltWeek Grand Rapids Contest

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The American Quilters Society has announced the Grand Rapids, Michigan Quiltweek Contest for August 16-19, 2017.  Seven categories are available in this judged competition, and entries are due by April 21, 2017.  Entries may be submitted online.

For more information, visit http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-aqs-quiltweek-grand-rapids-contest/event-summary-e7e36c6689ee42b586164fa0cbfd95c5.aspx

At Second Street Blog Shows How To Make A Valentine Mail Pouch

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Kalleen at the At Second Street blog has provided a tutorial on making a Valentine’s Mail Pouch, perfect for children to store their school valentines.

HTC Retail’s Trans-Web, 4000-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid39.html , is a great choice for this project. It is a clear fusible interfacing that can be washed, run through a dryer or dry-cleaned.

For more information, visit http://atsecondstreet.blogspot.com/2011/01/valentines-mail-pouch-tutorial.html

Needlework Tours & Cruises Offers 14-Day Embroidery And Craft Cruise

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Needlework Tours & Cruises has announced its Embroidery And Craft Cruise for 2017. This 14-night cruise leaves April 19th from Sidney Australia and ends May 3rd in Singapore.  There are more than 20 talented instructors from Australia and New Zealand providing instruction on topics such as embroidery, knitting, and felting.  Classes will be limited so book early.

For more information, visit http://www.needleworktours.com.au/cruises/2017-embroidery-and-craft-cruise