Instructables Offers Bathing Suit Wrap Project

Danger is My Middle Name at Instructables has provided a quick and easy project to make a bathing suit wrap. Using about 1 yard of fabric, three quick steps will have you with a wrap ready for your next trip to the lake or beach. Suggestions are provided on choices for the materials.

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Lisa Archer Offers Modern Machine Embroidery Project Book

Lisa Archer has written Modern Machine Embroidery, offering 11 of her Pickle Pie designs as well as 24 embroidery motifs. In addition to the detailed instruction you will find essential information about stabilizer, thread, fabric, hooping, and more. Learn how to create fashionable appliques and custom monograms. A DVD with 25 embroidery designs and a complete alphabet are included.

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The Sewing Loft Offers Summertime Embroidery Design Project

Heather at The Sewing Loft blog has provided a Summertime Embroidery Design project, suitable for use on pillows, cushions, hangings, etc.  She walks you through the steps and provides options and suggestions to customize this project to suit your particular needs.

HTC Sheer D’Light Light Weight, 2102-7, , is a fusible 100% polyester stabilizer designed for fabrics such as Lycra, rayon, tricot, and silk and machine washable and dry cleanable, making it perfect for a project like this.

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Wisconsin Public TV Quilt Expo Announces Quilt Contest In September

Wisconsin Public Television Quilt Expo has announced its Quilt Contest for September 7-9. This judged and juried contest has 10 categories for quilters of all levels. Prizes will be awarded for each category, as well as Best in Show and Viewers’ Choice.

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Crafty Like A Rox Offers Americana Picnic Blanket Tutorial

Crafty Like A Rox blog has provided an American Picnic Blanket tutorial. Made of contrasting cotton fabrics, this project is a good way to use fabric scraps for the embellishments.

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Festival Of Quilts Announced For August

The Festival Of Quilts will be held in Birmingham, England, August 10-13 2017. Featuring demonstrations, exhibitors, a quilt gallery, quick and easy workshops and the Quilt Academy, this event will have something for everyone.

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Embroidery Library Offers Embroidering On Terrycloth Towels Project

Embroidery Library offers a guidebook entitled “Fabric 101: Embroidering On Terrycloth Towels.”  This project includes valuable tips for embroidering on terrycloth and how-to information on stabilizing, hooping and topping for a beautiful project.

HTC H2O Gone, 3150-1, , is a water-dissolvable stabilizer that is stronger than traditional films and can be gently machine washed for removal, making it perfect for towel embroidery.

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Quilt Seminars At Sea Announces Paducah Quilt Exploration In October

Quilt Seminars at Sea has announced its Paducah By Paddlewheel Quilt Exploration tour for October 8-16, 2017. Cruising up the Mississippi in elegance on the American Queen, the largest steamship ever built, this tour starts in Memphis, Tennessee and visits several historic cities, including Paducah, Kentucky, where you will visit the National Quilt Museum. Two optional quilting classes will be offered, led by Cindy Walter.

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Armo Weft Interfacing Designed For Fine Tailoring

When using an interfacing for a tailored garment, sometimes a softer look is desired. HTC Retail’s Armo Weft, #88001, is perfect for this need. This fusible medium-weight weft insertion interlining is a knit fabric with threads woven through it. It combines the stability of a woven with the drapeability of a knit. It is a softer alternative to hair canvas.

Offered in a 1.6-ounce weight, Armo Weft can be used for fusing the full or partial front of a garment, lapels, pockets, as well as an interlining for leather.  It is made of 60% polyester/40% rayon and comes in a 20-inch wide 25-yard bolt. It can be machine washed or dry-cleaned, and it comes in white and black.

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