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Free-Motion Quilting on Your Home Machine: 5 Basic Steps to Success!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

You don't need a fancy, expensive machine: The most important tool you need for successful free-motion quilting is a can-do attitude! Plus these five easy steps for getting started!

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Creative Escape Flash Sale! Enjoy Savings on Select Classes Now

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Find your creative escape with limited time discounts on select online classes. You can dive head first into summer savings up to 50% off. But you better hurry! These class savings will be gone faster than a firefly!

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Free Pattern Friday: Celebrate National Ice Cream Month With 8 Dreamy Patterns!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

I scream, you scream, we all scream for free patterns! July is National Ice Cream month, and what better way to celebrate the ultimate summertime treat than with fun, frozen-themed patterns. Churn up one of these fabulous free patterns for a delicious (calorie-free!) indulgence.

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100% Man Made: 7 Masculine Quilt Patterns & Projects

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

What makes a quilt masculine in appearance? From fabrics that men will love, to bold strips and even mustaches, we've rounded up 7 quilt patterns to make for men.

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Secret to Speed: The Countless Possibilities of One-Block Quilts

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Do you ever wonder how your speedy quilting friends can knock out a quilt top in a day? They might be working from fun and versatile one-block quilt patterns! Read on!

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Try Impromptu Stitching With 4 Ideas for Improvisational Quilting!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Improvisational quilting is a favorite technique used by many modern quilters — using simple shapes and a variety of techniques, quilters piece blocks using their own eclectic mixture of favorite fabrics. As each piece of fabric is added, quilters are able to make choices regarding fabric selection and placement. From patterns to classes, here are four ways to try your hand at creating improvisational quilt designs!

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