Beyond the Hoop: Embroidery on Unusual Surfaces

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Embroidery |

When venturing into the world of hand embroidery, the sky's the limit. If you are inventive then you can be as experimental as you like — there is no need to stick to traditional methods or fabrics. We look at which different types of materials you can apply your sewing skills to. Here are some creative surfaces for you to try stitching into or to simply inspire your next embroidery project!

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Sewing Tips for Petites: Finding the Perfect Patterns & Styles

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Sewing |

Sewing and fitting can be tricky for petite women (under 5'4"). Read on to find out the type of patterns and styles you should look for to get the best proportions for your body type!

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7 Noteworthy Music Knitting Patterns for Music Lovers

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Knitting |

Combine your love of music and your love of knitting. It's not difficult to do when there are so many awesome music knitting patterns. Whether you want to show off your music obsession in home decor or just with a Bob Marley baby hat, check out these noteworthy music knitting patterns!

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Use Scrap Yarn to Crochet Beautiful Brooches

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Crocheting |

Ready to crochet a project that's quick, inexpensive, and lots of fun? Grab a hook and some scrap yarn to make one of these crochet brooches!

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Cut It Out: 5 Tips for Using Wafer Paper in Cake Decorating

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Cake Decorating |

Using edible wafer paper is a striking way to add a touch of drama to your next cake decorating project. We love how this medium can be ripped, cut and punched to create textured edges or precise shapes. If you're new to wafer paper, read on for our tips on working with this handy material.

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How To Make A Wholecloth Quilt: 5 Easy Tips

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Quilting |

When you see a wholecloth quilt, are you overwhelmed with its simple elegance but have no idea how to create one for yourself? Read on for 5 simple tips on how to make a wholecloth quilt, and discover how easy and fun it is to make one!

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Kick Off The Holiday Weekend Early With 8 New Classes!

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Painting, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking |

Embark on your next creative journey this Labor Day weekend with 8 brand new class, now available for up to 33% off!

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