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Sewing Essentials: A Guide to Fabric Marking Tools

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Quilting, Sewing |

Many sewing projects require you to temporarily mark the placement of closures, darts, pockets and other design elements. This post will provide a guide to all the pros and cons of many of the different marking tools available to make choosing the right tool simple!

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Make It Modern: 5 Ways to Turn Any Quilt Into a Modern Design!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Quilting |

In recent years, modern quilts have become increasingly popular. If you want to try your hand at stitching up a modern quilt, you don't have to buy all new patterns and fabrics, or even learn entirely new techniques. Read on to learn five simple ways you can transform any quilt into a modern quilt!

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Find Your Favorite Things With 11 New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking | Comments

Bright buttercream cakes and delicious doughnuts... these are a few of our favorite things! We've just released 11 amazing new online Craftsy classes, ready for your enjoyment. Plus, we're offering them at a limited time new class discount, so you get a brand new class all tied up with a sweet savings string!

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When + How to Wash Quilting Fabric

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Some quilters like to wash all of their fabric before cutting it, other quilters prefer to use unwashed fabric. Regardless your preference, there are times when all quilters should wash their fabric. Read on to find when you really must wash your fabric and how to do it properly.

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Get Creative With Background Filler Designs

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Quilting |

Background filler quilting designs play the supporting actor role in making an awesome quilt. Learn how to mix and match filler designs to add texture in the background, so your main design really pops!

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How to Make a Patchwork Pillow: A Fun Tutorial for Using Your Scraps

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

A patchwork pillow is the perfect way to use up lots of scraps or leftover quilt blocks. And with this tutorial, you can learn to make your own creative, unique design using your favorite fabric and leftover blocks!

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