Wayne Art Center Announces Art Quilt Elements Contest

The Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa., announces the Art Quilt Elements Contest. To be eligible, submit innovative and original designs completed after January 1, 2016. All entries must be submitted by October 6, 2017.

More than $3,000 in cash will be awarded in this internationally acclaimed show. For more information, visit http://www.artquiltelements.org/

Crazy Little Projects Offers Personalized Kids’ Messenger Bag Tutorial

Amber at “Crazy Little Projects” has posted a tutorial to make a personalized kids’ messenger bag just in time for back to school. A video supplements the tutorial. There also is a separate tutorial on how to personalize it.

HTC Fusible Fleece, 9720-1,  http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid22.html , is a fusible, needle-punched fleece for interlining, padding quilting and crafts that is machine washable, dry cleanable and dryer safe, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit http://crazylittleprojects.com/2013/07/personalizedkidsmessengerbagtutorial.html

Excel London Hosts Sewing Event in September

Excel London, the UK’s largest new dressmaking and sewing event, announces “The Great British Sewing Bee Comes Alive,” September 21-24, 2017. This event features contestants from past episodes of the popular show “The Great British Sewing Bee,” which will be hosting workshops throughout the show.

For more information, visit http://thegreatbritishsewingbeelive.com/

We All Sew Offers Dachshund Pencil Case Project

Jessica Abbott at “We All Sew” has provided a Dachshund Pencil Case project. It’s perfect for back-to-school season for storing pencils, pens, erasers and more. If you prefer a different animal, it can easily be customized to whatever creature you prefer.

HTC Sheer D’Light Light Weight, 2102-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid17.html , is a lightweight stabilizer that is machine washable and dry cleanable, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit https://weallsew.com/dachshund-pencil-case-by-jessica-abbott-for-weallsew/

 

Stitchin’ Heaven Offers ‘Texas Two Step’ Quilting Cruise To Western Caribbean

Stitchin’ Heaven is offering “Texas Two Step,” a seven-day western Caribbean quilting cruise. Scheduled January 14-21, 2018, the trip features quilting experts Tiffany Hayes, Kari Nichols, and Heidi Pridemore leading an assortment of classes. It leaves from Galveston and stops in Honduras and Mexico before returning.

For more information, visit https://stitchinheaven.com/texastwostep2018-quilt-cruise

Fuse-A-Shade Makes Custom Blinds Easy!

Fuse-A-Shade, #1650-7, is a fun, fast, fusible stabilizer specifically designed to create beautiful custom fabric roller shades. It’s made of 75% polyester/25% rayon and comes in white. Fabric and stabilizer are cut to size and fused together. It fuses with a household iron set at wool for 10-15 seconds.

This nonwoven interfacing also can be used for home accessories and sewing projects such as placemats, table runners, or a variety of window treatments. It can be machine washed and tumbled dry. A pdf available at www.htc-retail.com offers complete usage instructions and tips to get the best results.

Fuse-A-Shade comes with complete hardware to create your own roller shades. To view on the website, go to http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?fuse-a-shade-pid64.html . For more information, visit www.htc-retail.com or call (678) 514 0400; (800) 275-4275; email: info@htc-retail.com.

Embroidery Library Offers In-The-Hoop Purse Project

Embroidery Project Library has provided a project to make an embroidered purse made in-the-hoop. This project gives you a stunning addition to your wardrobe, personalized to match your very own style.

HTC Tear Away, 3190-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid35.html , is a premium-grade tearaway designed for stable fabrics or a variety of knitted fabrics and is machine washable and dry cleanable, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit http://www.emblibrary.com/EL/ELProjects/Projects.aspx?productid=PR1240