Posted on March 29, 2017 by debrasaracen
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
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Posted on March 27, 2017 by debrasaracen
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
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Posted on March 22, 2017 by debrasaracen
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/
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Posted on March 20, 2017 by debrasaracen
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
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Posted on March 17, 2017 by debrasaracen
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
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Posted on March 15, 2017 by debrasaracen
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
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Posted on March 13, 2017 by debrasaracen
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.
Go to http://www.htc-retail.com/cmspage.php?page_id=59
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