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Curves Made Modern: Drunkard’s Path Variations

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Quilting |

The traditional quilting pattern known as Drunkard's Path has a long history and many variations. It's a versatile design with lots of ways to put the same units together to create a quilts that look very different. Once you're comfortable with it, it's a great pattern to experiment with, since it has nearly endless variations. But maybe you've shied away from this one because you didn't feel comfortable negotiating the curves on your sewing machine. Here's a way to make modern Drunkard's Path Read more

The Start of Something Wonderful: 13 New Online Craftsy Classes

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Woodworking | Comments

Let's end October on a high note with incredible online learning! From quilting to cake decorating, you're sure to find the class to fit your creative aspirations.

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Ambitious Adornment: Machine Embroidery on Difficult Materials

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Embroidery, Quilting |

Most of the time, machine embroidery is digitized to a standard, like a medium-weight quilting cotton. So, can you still embroider on sheer fabric, thick towels, stretchy knits, or sweaters without problems? With the right tools and stabilizers, you can!

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Back to Basics: Learn Quilt Construction by Making a Sawtooth Star Mini Quilt

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Regardless of the quilt pattern you're using, basic quilt construction techniques stay the same. Here, you'll learn the basics of quilt construction while making a sawtooth star mini quilt, along with some quick quilting tips to help the process go even faster!

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Cut to the Chase! How to Die Cut Fabric

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Die cutting fabric allows you to cut your fabric to size perfectly. Rulers and rotary cutters can slip, and can be hard for even experienced quilters to line up perfectly. Because the blades of a die are stationary, they ensure that your cuts are exactly the right size every time! Here you'll see how easy it is to die cut fabric.

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The Craftsy Android App Is HERE…and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

The wait is over! We’re so excited to announce that the Craftsy App for Android is live, and now, everything you love about Craftsy is available on the go! Enjoy unlimited access to high-quality classes with the world's best instructors, all from the your convenience of your Android device.

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