Embroidery Library Offers Video On Adding Embroidery To Candles

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Kennie at Embroidery Library has provided a video showing how to add machine embroidery to candles. Starting with creating the embroidery on organza, and then adding it to the candle, this video will guide you through the process.

HTC Retail’s H2O Gone, 3150-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid32.html , is a water dissolvable stabilizer that only requires soaking in warm water to remove all remaining stabilizer pieces, making it perfect for a project like this.

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

Craftsy Offers Class On Making A Couture Lace Skirt

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Craftsy is offering a class on making The Couture Lace Skirt. This 10-session class is taught by Susan Khalje, award-winning couturier. For $49.99, you get a supply list, resources, and construction order and nearly five total hours of instruction. Khalje also will answer questions.

For more information, visit https://www.craftsy.com/sewing/classes/the-couture-lace-skirt/463322

Pretty Prudent Blog Offers Summery Sun Hat Project For Infants

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Jaime and Jacinda at Pretty Prudent blog have provided a Summery Sun Hat project for your little one. It includes a downloadable printable pattern and full do-it-yourself illustrated instructions. You can make the underside of the brim in the same fabric or choose a solid material.

For more information, visit http://www.prettyprudent.com/2010/04/baby-kid/summery-sun-hat-with-free-downloadable-pattern-2/

American Embroidery Conference Announced For Palm Beach Gardens, Florida May 2017

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The American Embroidery Conference will be held in Palm Beach Garden, Florida May 3-7, 2017. It will feature five days of professional instruction in every aspect of embroidery and design. There also will be hands-on and lecture demonstration classes, a vendor mall, show and tell, Yankee Swap and more.

For more information, visit http://american-embroidery-conference.com/index.php

Advanced Embroidery Designs Offers Mother’s Day Table Runner Project

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Advanced Embroidery Designs has provided a Mother’s Day project called “Roses For Mom Quilted Table Runner.” With a materials list, links to the embroidery designs used and illustrated instructions, your finished project will measure 19 1/2″ x 55 1/2″.

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 made of rayon and polyester which is ideal for tote bags and can be machine washed and dry-cleaned, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit https://www.advanced-embroidery-designs.com/projects2014/RoseTableRunner.html

Alabama Farmers Federation Announces Christmas Skirt Sewing Contest

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The Alabama Farmers Federation has announced a Christmas Skirt Sewing Contest. County contest winners are invited to submit their entries by June 10, 2017.  This contest will be conducted for two divisions – 7th through 12th grades, and adult.

For more information, visit http://alfafarmers.org/uploads/files/2017_Sewing-Christmas_Tree_Skirt1.pdf

Creating A Vest With HTC Retail Whisper Weft

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Whisper Weft is a fusible interfacing that enhances the body of a fabric without adversely affecting the drape. This free project offers step-by-step instructions on how to use Whisper Weft to give your sewing project body without affecting drapeability.

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