Stitching Up Paris Offers Customized Paris Shopping Tours For Sewers

Barbara and Pauline at Stitching Up Paris offer tours of Paris designed for the sewers’ interests. You provide your areas of interest, and they design a customized tour, which includes meeting you at your hotel, and visiting the latest couture shops, embroidery suppliers, heritage haberdashery, and wholesalers in hidden courtyards.

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Needlework Tours Announces England, Scotland And Ireland Embroidery Workshop Tour In October 2018

Needlework Tours and Cruises has announced its Embroidery Workshop Tour of Northern England, Scotland and Ireland, set for September 30 – October 12, 2018. This 13-day tour will range from London to Edinburgh to Glasgow to Dublin, with many stops in between. Four to five days of classes will be taught in stately homes, with tutors trained by the Royal School of Needlework.

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American Sewing Guild Offers New York Fashion Tour In May

The American Sewing Guild has scheduled a New York Fashion Tour for May 20 – 26, 2018. Guides Marsha McClintock and Marla Kazell will show you New York from the Top Of The Rock to a designer’s workshop. Stops will include a visit to fabric and trim stores, private garment viewing, a McCall Pattern Company tour and the Metropolitan Museum’s fashion exhibit.

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Sunshine Sewing and Quilting Offers Caribbean Quilting Cruise In February

Sunshine Sewing and Quilting is offering a Fun In The Sun Tropical Caribbean Quilting Cruise February 10-17, 2018. With classes led by quilting artist Fay Nicoll, this cruise will have stops from Ft. Lauderdale to the Dominican Republic. Janome quilting machines will be provided.

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Sew Many Places Offers Quiltville In China October Tour

Sew Many Places is offering a nine-day Quiltville in China tour October 20-28. This package includes round-trip airfare, all travel in China, and five-star accommodations. Highlights include a visit to the Great Wall, touring the Forbidden City, and shopping in Silk Alley. A special hand-sewing class with Bonnie Hunter also is included.

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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.

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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.

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Mom Endeavors Offers Padded Camera Bag Insert Project

Summer brings vacations and lots of chances to pull out the camera and take lots of photos.  Sara at Mom Endeavors has provided a padded camera bag insert project, allowing you to use a favorite bag to carry your favorite camera safely.  This project is designed to be modified to meet the needs of your own choices of bag and camera.

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Sew Great Tours Announces Houston International Quilt Festival Tour In October

Sew Great Tours has announced that they are leading a tour culminating in the Houston Fall International Quilt Festival, lasting from October 30-November 5. Starting in Des Moines, Iowa October 30, with quilting stops in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas on the road to Houston, two full days will be spent at the quilt festival. Tours of Southfork Ranch and Galveston are included in the itinerary.

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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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