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Brighten Up Your Home With a Hand-Embroidered Curtain

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Embroidery, Sewing |

Learn to cover a window with a delightfully designed and embellished curtain! This tutorial teaches you to measure for windows of all sizes and personalize your curtain with hand-embroidered patterns.

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Free Pattern Friday: Kimono Jacket, a Knit Vest + 6 More!

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

Let's have fun this Friday! With a shabby-chic quilt, an adorable kimono jacket, plus so many more, there's a free pattern for all you weekend warriors out there. Read on to find yours!

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DIY Embroidered Tea Towels With a Stitched Hem

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Embroidery |

Hand embroidery is the perfect way to dress up and add a little brightness to simple everyday items, like tea towels! Follow along with these steps to create your very own embroidered tea towel, complete with a pretty stitched hem.

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5 Things You Never Knew Your Sewing Machine Could Do

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Embroidery, Sewing | Comments

Your sewing machine just sews, right? Wrong! It does so much more! Discover five things you didn't know your machine could do.

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Picture Perfect: Choosing Color Variations for Embroidery Designs

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Embroidery, Quilting |

Color is such an important part of everything we create. In embroidery, designers provide thread color charts for their machine and hand embroidery patterns. The color palette is a just a suggestion. Step outside your comfort zone and see how easy it is to expand your creativity by using different color themes.

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Craftsy FPF: Bring on the Color With 8 FREE Colorful Patterns + Project Ideas!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

September is all about the color — from bright farmers markets full of fresh, colorful produce to eye-popping landscapes laden with the first of changing leaves. Draw inspiration from the season's dazzling colors for your next project with one of this week's free pattern finds!

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