A Spoonful Of Sugar Offers Valentine’s Heart Potholder Project

Lisa and Sarah at A Spoonful of Sugar blog offer a project to make a Valentine’s Heart Potholder. Using a downloadable template, the steps show you how to make a cute heart-shaped potholder in your choice of fabrics.

For more information, visit http://aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com/2013/02/pot-holder-pattern/

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

TLC Inspirations Offers In The Hoop Christmas Ornament Project

TLC Inspirations has provided a video on making an In-The-Hoop Christmas ornament. Starting with two pieces of felt and the design of your choice, this video uses the Brother SE400, but the techniques apply to any embroidery machine.

When making this project, consider using HTC’s RinseAway, 3170-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid33.html , a water soluble tearaway that dissolves in the first wash.

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwS3zHaErEE&feature=youtu.be

Mommy By Day Blog Offers Christmas Stocking Tutorial

Ashley at Mommy By Day Crafter By Night Blog has provided a project to make a quilted Christmas stocking. This project can be made any size you desire, and it is a good way to use scrap fabric. Make a custom stocking suitable for everyone this Christmas!

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 http://www.mommybydaycrafterbynight.com/2011/12/christmas-stocking-tutorial.html

Chick Chick Sewing Offers Fabric Rag Wreath Tutorial

Amy at Chick Chick Sewing has provided a tutorial on making a fabric rag wreath. It’s a great way to use up scrap material. This quick and simple project can be made for any holiday, season or special occasion.

For more information, visit http://chickchicksewing.blogspot.com/2010/11/fabric-rag-wreath-tutorial.html

Craftsy Offers Festive Christmas Napkin Tutorial

Marjorie at Craftsy has provided a tutorial for making festive embroidered Christmas napkins. Great for hostess gifts or livening up a holiday meal, this tutorial also provides tips on stabilizer, fabric and design choices.

A great stabilizer choice for this project is HTC Tear Away, 3190-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid35.html . It is a premium-grade tearaway that offers support for embroidery.

For more information, visit https://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/12/holiday-embroidery-tutorial/

Purl Soho Offers Quilted and Appliqued Thanksgiving Runner Project

The ladies at Purl Soho have provided a lovely quilted and appliqued runner project for Thanksgiving. This quilted runner is double batted to allow it to be used as a heat pad. The creation of this double quilted runner is shown in great detail, with tips provided for making each step more easily.

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.purlsoho.com/create/2008/11/07/thanksgiving-table-appliqued-quilted-runner/

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

It’s Sew Easy Provides Fish Beach Bag Video

Caroline Critchfield had produced a video showing how to make a fish-shaped mesh beach bag. This project is great for use at the beach, because it allows sand to fall out, and also doubles as a laundry bag. Caroline shows all the steps required, discussing options along the way.

HTC Trans-Web,4000-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid39.html , is a fusible interfacing that is machine washable and dry-cleanable, making it perfect for a project like this.

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

We All Sew Offers Dad’s Zippered Travel Pouch Project For Father’s Day

Melissa at We All Sew has posted a Zippered Travel Pouch project for Father’s Day. It is lined and made of duck cloth with leather accents. Add an embroidered monogram to make it even more special.

For more information, visit http://weallsew.com/how-to-make-a-zippered-travel-pouch-for-dad/