Virginia Lindsay Offers Book Sewing To Sell

Virginia Lindsay has authored the book “Sewing To Sell.” This book is intended for anyone interested in turning their passion for sewing into a successful home business. Covering topics ranging from finding your personal sewing style, creating a product line, identifying customers, pricing and selling your work to marketing yourself and handling the business and legal side of sewing, Virginia also provides 16 customer-tested projects for you to start making and selling right away.

For more information, visit https://www.amazon.com/Sewing-Sell-Beginners-Starting-Business/dp/1607059037

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Nancy Ziemann Offer Three Season Jack Project Video

Nancy Ziemann of Sewing With Nancy has provided a video showing how to make a Three Season Jacket. This project is a great introduction to sewing from a pattern, covering material choice, layout, suggested stitches and tips for more efficient sewing and ways to personalize your creation.

A great stabilizer choice for this project is HTC Fusi-Form Lightweight, 1140-, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid3.html . It is a fusible interfacing suitable for knits and ideal for underlining and soft tailoring

For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/video/sew-smart-a-three-season-jacket-c8uq8d/

Martha Stewart Offers Wool Cardigan Dog Coat Project

Martha Stewart has provided a project to convert a wool cardigan into a warm dog jacket.  Covering measuring your dog to determine the right size of sweater, marking the sweater for alteration, and adjusting it to your dog, this quick project allows for customized decoration and has an associated video.

For more information, visit https://www.marthastewart.com/264948/wool-cardigan-dog-coat

Minnesota Quilters Announces 40th Annual Quilt Show In June

Minnesota Quilters has announced that the 40th Annual Quilt Show and Conference will be held June 14-16, 2018. The quilt show will feature classes and lectures by nationally known teachers, as well as judged and non-judged exhibits.  Full information regarding the show will be available starting January 1, 2018.

For more information, visit http://www.mnquilt.org/mq2018/index.html

Made By Rae Offers Dragon Slippers Tutorial

Rae at Made By Rae blog has provided a tutorial on making dragon slippers. Great for cold days and wooden floors, this easy tutorial is based around a pattern derived from the intended recipient’s feet, letting you make this in any size needed. Completely customizable, this is a fun project for kids of all ages.

For more information, visit https://www.made-by-rae.com/2011/02/tutorial-by-rae-dragon-slippers/

Georgetown Texas Announces 2018 Quilt And Stitchery Show Contest

Handcrafts Unlimited has announced the Georgetown 2018 Quilt and Stitchery Show contest.  The contest will be held in Georgetown, Texas April 13-14, 2018, with entries due March 10, 2018.  Quilts may be entered in one of 14 categories, and stitchery in one of six categories.

For more information, visit http://www.handcraftsunlimited.com/georgetown-quilt-show.html

Sew Can She Offers Argyle Christmas Stocking Project

Caroline at Sew Can She website has provided a project to make quilted argyle Christmas stockings. These stockings are easy to make, using strip piecing and foundation quilting.  The steps provided include tips and tricks that can be used in other projects.

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.sewcanshe.com/blog/quilted-christmas-stockings