Posted on January 30, 2017 by debrasaracen
Martingale’s is offering the book “19th Century Patchwork Divas Treasury Of Quilts.” Featuring 10 classic patterns with 30 options, the Divas also discuss how to start your own block exchange group.
For more information, visit http://blog.shopmartingale.com/quilting-sewing/patchwork-divas-guide-antique-quilt-block-patterns/
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Posted on January 25, 2017 by debrasaracen
Gael Stirler at Renstore.com has provided two projects featuring Viking embroidery. Appliqués are easy to create from felt when you use a fusible webbing material like Trans-Web.
HTC Retail’s Trans-Web, 4000-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid39.html, is a premium-grade fusible web interfacing that is made of clear heat-resistant plastic. It can be machine washed and dry-cleaned making it perfect for a project like this.
For more information, visit http://stores.renstore.com/crafts/viking-embroidery-part-2#.WDuaAMkTunM
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Posted on January 23, 2017 by debrasaracen
Stratford Career Institute is offering a Sewing and Dressmaking course. It covers everything needed for beginners and includes advanced sewing techniques for those with more experience. This course is an excellent opportunity to combine your creativity with more advanced technical skills to create beautiful clothing and accessories.
For more information, visit http://www.scitraining.com/sewing-and-dressmaking?AF=BG0209
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Posted on January 18, 2017 by debrasaracen
Made For Mermaids blog has published a project to make a mermaid tail blanket for your little one with an optional doll version. There are a variety of designs including ones appropriate for boys. Check out the blog for complete instructions and patterns.
For more information, visit http://www.madeformermaids.com/mermaidtail/
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Posted on January 16, 2017 by debrasaracen
The Sewing & Stitchery Expo has announced its March 2-5 show in Puyallup, Washington. The largest consumer sewing show in America will take place at the Washington State Fair. It features more than 400 exhibitor booths, style shows, and 100+ seminars daily.
To view, go to https://www.sewexpo.com/about-expo.htm
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Posted on January 11, 2017 by debrasaracen
Hand & Lock, the renowned British embroidery company, has announced its 2017 embroidery contest. There are categories in hand embroidery and digital embroidery. It is accepting applications until March 31, 2017. Winners will be announced Nov. 2, 2017.
For more information, visit http://handembroidery.com/the-prize/2017-prize-dates/
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Posted on January 9, 2017 by debrasaracen
Craft Genie has provided a video showing how to make microwave bowl cozies. It functions as a pot holder for taking hot bowls out of the oven without burning hands. Avoid using polyester fabrics.
For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9256hv4XdQg&feature=youtu.be
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