Craftsy Offers Machine Quilting In Sections Class

Craftsy is offering the class “Machine Quilting In Sections: Strategies For Any Quilt.” Led by teacher Marti Mitchell, this class will teach you tips for maneuvering large quilts with ease, techniques for borders, options with single and twin finishing strips, and multilayer seams.

For more information, visit https://www.craftsy.com/quilting/classes/machine-quilting-in-sections-strategies-for-any-quilt/467776

Alanda Craft Offers 20-Minute Halloween Runner Video

Wanda at Alanda Craft has provided a video showing how to make a quilted Halloween Table Runner in 20 minutes. Starting with your choice of seven strips of material or a jelly roll, you will learn a number of tips on how to streamline the process.

For the batting, consider HTC’s Fusible Fleece, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid22.html , a 3.2-ounce 100% polyester, needle-punched fleece that is fusible. It offers better loft and dimension than traditional products.

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CHx0ZPKTDI&feature=youtu.be

Libby Lehman Offers Book Threadplay: Mastering Machine Embroidery Techniques

Renowned quilt artist Libby Lehman teaches how to create beautiful thread-embellished quilts on your sewing machine in her new book “Threadplay.” Lehman shows how to create fascinating ribbon illusions and how to do sheer stitching, thread painting, bobbin drawing, couching and more.

For more information, visit https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1564772020/ref=x_gr_w_bb_sout?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_bb_sout-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1564772020&SubscriptionId=1MGPYB6YW3HWK55XCGG2

Creativ Festival Scheduled For October 2017

Creativ Festival is taking place in Toronto, Canada October 26-28, 2017. This festival, dedicated to the creative arts such as sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting, and stitching, is Canada’s largest DIY consumer show. Offering classes, workshops, free events and lots of exhibitors, there will be something for everyone interested in being creative.

For more information, visit http://www.csnf.com/fall-show/

Mushroom Villagers Offers Child’s Cap Tutorial

Irene of Mushroom Villagers blog has provided a tutorial to make an Eddie Cap for children. Suitable for children 4-6 years old, Irene offers tips to help adjust the size of the cap for smaller or larger heads.

A great stabilizer choice for this project is HTC Veri-Shape, 2030OK-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid29.html . It is a durable sew-in interfacing/underlining that offers firm support.

For more information, visit https://mushroomvillagers.wordpress.com/the-eddie-cap-tutorial/

American Quilter’s Society Announces Daytona QuiltWeek Contest

The American Quilter’s Society has announced the Daytona QuiltWeek Contest February 28 – March 3, 2018. Entries need to be submitted by October 20, 2017. Participants may enter in up to seven categories with cash prizes of up to $10,000.

For more information, visit http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/

PolkaDot Chair Offers Halloween Apron Tutorial

Melissa of the PolkaDot Chair blog has provided a tutorial for making a Halloween-themed apron. You can modify this cute apron design by choosing decorations to suit whatever holiday you wish.

The perfect stabilizer for this project is HTC Fusi-Form Lightweight, 1140-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid3.html. It is a fusible interfacing that has a variety of applications when sewing light- to medium-weight knits, wovens, and loose-weave wovens. It’s also ideal for underlinings and soft tailoring.

For more information, visit http://www.polkadotchair.com/2012/10/a-very-batty-halloween-apron-tutorial.html/