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  • Mom & Me Mug Rug

    Mom and Me Mug Rug to Sew

    Mom and Me Mug Rug Use foundation piecing techniques to create an adorable Mom and Me Mug Rug featuring a fussy-cut fabric print. This project makes a great gift for Mother’s Day, a birthday or any holiday. The Mug Rug is big enough to hold a large mug and a treat, too! MOM & ME MUG RUG SUPPLIES 50 wt. Cotton Thread Organ® size 70/10 Universal Needle Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Various 1¼”-wide coordinating fabric strips Fabric with desirable motif, large enough to fit inside a 2¼” square Premade or self-made bias binding 9” x 10” rectangle of low-loft batting 9” x 10” rectangle of insulated batting, such…

  • half square triangles to make into quilt blocks

    Half Square Triangle Table Runner

    The Half Square Triangle The half square triangle (HST) is a versatile piecing method that forms to create so many quilt blocks. We’ll explore several easy blocks using the half square triangle to close out National Quilting Month. Choose your favorite and make a table runner with pretty quilting. HALF SQUARE TRIANGLE FAQS What is a half-square triangle? It’s a square quilt block made of two triangles, pieced along the long triangle edge. This edge is cut on the bias, making it a bit stretchy and unwieldy to sew. It’s easiest to sew two at a time from two fabric squares, and then cut after sewing is complete. How many…

  • Easy Easter Projects

    Easy Easter Sewing Projects to Make & Give

    Easy Easter Sewing Projects These easy Easter sewing projects are simple and fun to make. Grab the free Sulky bunny template for appliqué towels and print or draw a name onto Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch to transfer to a rope basket. Gift these easy Easter sewing projects to friends and family or display them in your home to add to your décor. EASY EASTER APPLIQUÉ Grab a pack of Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web and appliqué cute bunnies onto kitchen or bath towels, pillows and Easter baskets. Use Sulky Filaine Thread to create fluffy bunny tails that have a faux fur effect! First, apply the fusible web to a bunny-themed cotton…

  • Irish Chain Quilt

    Irish Chain Quilt & Trip to Ireland

    Irish Chain Quilt Tutorial An Irish Chain Quilt is a traditional quilt pattern, with three varieties to choose from: Single Irish Chain, Double Irish Chain or Triple Irish Chain. In this quilting tutorial, we’ll focus on the Single Irish Chain Quilt, as it’s the easiest of the three. This is a great beginner quilt pattern, and also great for using up scraps. We’ll explore this Irish Chain Quilt pattern because: It’s National Quilting Month, so let’s learn something new! We’re headed to Ireland in July with Craftours! It’s a trip of a lifetime that you can take with us, too. CHECK IT OUT>> It’s March and we’re channeling our inner…

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    Free-Motion for Beginners – Quilting Session

    FREE-MOTION FOR BEGINNERS Drop those feed dogs and join us for a free-motion journey! This on-demand Session activates March 12, 2024. Reserve your spot today! With this extensive Session, you’ll tackle your free-motion fear and finish your own quilts and quilty projects with decorative thread painting, stippling, meandering and more. You’ll learn how to use your home sewing machine and set it up for successful stitching in order to accommodate larger pieces and quilt thicknesses. Learn the differences between thread weights and types so you can choose the right one for your project. Plus, get expert instruction on how to begin and end a stitching line, maintain consistent stitch length and much, much more. Plus, Ellen March will take you through…

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    Pieced Tulip Wall Hanging to Welcome Spring

    Pieced Tulip Wall Hanging Designed by Cherry Guidry Stitch a pretty wall hanging to welcome spring with the promise of blooming buds. The pieced background helps anchor the embroidered sign, accented with scalloped-edge Felty for texture and embellishment. PIECED TULIP WALL HANGING SUPPLIES Pieced Tulip Wall Hanging Pattern (it’s free!) Welcome Spring or Remember to Smile Machine Embroidery Design Sulky Thread 40 wt. Rayon:  942-1171, 942-1249, 942-1307, 942-1101, 942-0569, 942-1124, 942-1025 60 wt. Bobbin: 882-0010 Sulky PolyLite™: 972-1001 Sulky Soft ’n Sheer™ Stabilizer Organ Needles: size 70/10 Quilting (piecing) size 75/11 Embroidery Fabric & Misc. Sulky Felty (Aqua) Quilting cottons, according to fabric cutting guide Sulky Embroidery Tape Sulky KK…

  • 3D Spring Wall Hanging Session (1)

    Designs by Juju 3D Wall Hanging Session

    3D Wall Hanging from Designs by Juju – Watch & Learn! Create a new, exclusive 3D Wall Hanging with Designs by Juju! This on-demand Session activates February 13, 2024. Reserve your spot today! Welcome spring and renew, refresh and rejuvenate your home with a 3D Wall Hanging that includes a special sign you can customize and swap out for different designs, motifs and occasions. This project comes together in five hoopings to create the freestanding elements, which are all created in the hoop of your embroidery machine. The entire project is constructed with decorative buttons and ribbons, allowing you to swap, change or omit elements to create different looks. The featured 3D Spring Wall Hanging Design is FREE for…

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  • Winter Draft Stopper

    Free Draft Stopper Pattern for Designer Decor

    Free Draft Stopper Pattern designed by Chelsea Briner, Sew Simple Home Keep cold drafts away with a weighted draft stopper that sits against a door lower edge. Add snowflake appliqués for a wintery accent. And use a pretty velvet fabric for a high-end look. Finished dimensions: 5” x 30”, 10 ½” circumference DRAFT STOPPER SUPPLIES ½ yard of 44”-wide or 1/3 yard of 60”-wide velvet upholstery fabric Snowflake appliqué pattern Roll of Sulky Felty™ (white) 12” length of ½”-wide bias piping tape (to match velvet fabric) 1-yard pack of Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web Sulky Thread: 30 wt. Poly Sparkle™ Thread – White with Silver Sparkle 40 wt. Poly Deco™…

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  • Fuzzy Heart Pillow

    Fuzzy Heart Pillow with Reverse Applique Techniques

    Fuzzy Heart Pillow Create a textured, fuzzy heart pillow using reversed appliqué methods and sparkly thread. This fuzzy pillow is a great accent to your Valentine’s Day décor and makes a sweet addition to a kid’s room. Finished size: 15” square FUZZY HEART PILLOW SUPPLIES Sulky Thread 30 wt. Poly Sparkle™ 50 wt. Cotton Organ® Needles size 90/14 Top Stitch size 70/10 Universal (2) 15½” squares of main fabric (quilting cotton or cotton sateen) 15½” square of lining fabric, such as muslin 9” square of plush fabric, such as Luxe Cuddle™, minkee, faux fur or high-pile fleece 9” square of Sulky Solvy® Stabilizer Spray starch Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray…

  • Quilted Heart Project

    Quilted Heart Project that Spreads Kindness

    Quilted Heart Project The Quilted Heart Project began in 2014 and has grown exponentially over the years. As explained in the “I Found a Quilted Heart” blog, it all started because two sisters found a quilty heart while hiking in Nevada. The heart had a note on it that read, “I need a home.” The sisters were so taken by the heart that they began making quilted hearts to disperse on their travels and at home. The intent was to leave them for random strangers and spread joy. As we approach the month of February, which is America Heart Month and when all things “love” and “heart” fill our feeds,…