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    Embroidery Hoop Art – Easy Thanksgiving Décor

    EMBROIDERY HOOP ART WITH AUTUMN LEAVES Create hand embroidered wall art to display inside a wooden embroidery hoop to welcome in the fall leaves. Beautiful wool felt comes in pretty heathered shades, which work well for this project. But any stable fabric will work as well – even craft felt. The inspiration for this project is from Rebecca Greco’s Rainbow Felt Wreath, which is reimagined with different shapes of leaves and Sulky Blendables® 12 wt. Thread. HOOP ART SUPPLIES Autumn Leaves Template 8” German Wooden Embroidery Hoop Sulky Cotton Petites™ Thread (featured colors: Autumn & Milk Chocolate) 9” x 12” rectangle of wool felt (or other stable medium- to heavyweight…

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    Pumpkin Pillow – Free Foundation Paper Piecing Pattern

    Pumpkin Pillow for Fall Décor Grab this free pattern for a pumpkin pillow, featuring foundation paper piecing and an envelope-style closure to easily swap your seasonal décor. The included FPP Pumpkin pattern is easily repurposed into a quilt block for a coaster, placemat, table runner or quilt, too! If you’ve never used Sulky Paper Solvy™, your life will forever change once you try it! Print the FPP Pumpkin page directly onto a sheet of Paper Solvy, and then construct the pumpkin by following the pattern directions. After piecing is complete, moisten a cotton swab and run it along the seamlines to gently lift up the paper to remove. Or leave…

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    Thanksgiving Placemats with Machine Embroidery

    Thanksgiving Placemats using Poly Star Thread by Ellen March Create a set of Thanksgiving placemats that showcase sparkly Poly Star™ thread embroideries. The large-scale line-art designs are easy to embroider with the 30 wt. thread, offering a touch of glitter and a pronounced texture to the placemats. Supplies listed are enough to make six Thanksgiving placemats measuring approximately 14” x 20”. THANKSGIVING PLACEMATS SUPPLIES Sulky Fall Poly Star™ 6-pack Sulky Soft ’n Sheer™ stabilizer KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Sulky Bobbin Thread Designs by Juju Thanksgiving Folk Blocks machine embroidery collection (choose six 9” designs from the collection) 6 coordinating fat quarters of solid fabric 2 yards of pumpkin-print cotton…

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    10 Pumpkin Projects to Sew for Fall

    10 Pumpkin Projects to sew for fall It’s time to spice things up with pumpkin projects that are easily doable before Halloween and last long after into the fall season. Pumpkin Carving Ok, so this one doesn’t involve sewing. But, you CAN use your sewing supplies to help carve adorable pumpkins with ease! Simply use Sulky Stick ‘n Carve™ to transfer your pumpkin design straight to the gourd, and cut right through it. Just like Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch™, Stick ‘n Carve is water-soluble, so it washes away completely when carving is complete. Halloween Tree Cross Stitch Grab these threads and cross-stitch some spooky wall art using the link above!…

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    Quilting with Glowy Thread: a Gingham Quilt for Star Gazers

    Quilting with Glowy Thread by Melanie Call of A Bit of Scrap Stuff This Glowy Gingham Quilt is calling all star gazers! That’s right! You can use Sulky Glowy™ thread for quilting and have a glow-in-the-dark quilt for a night of star gazing, camping or to gift to those littles who are afraid of the dark. Finished size: 50″ x 59″ SUPPLIES Thread: 4 spools of Sulky Glowy – White (quilting), 50 wt. Cotton+Steel™ Thread by Sulky (piecing) Sulky 60 wt. Bobbin Thread (bobbin) FREE Pattern: Gingham Quilt by A Bit of Scrap Stuff Organ® size 90/14 Top Stitch needle (quilting), 80/12 Top Stitch needle (piecing) Fabric: Star Gazer collection…

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    Give Thanks Pillow with Embroidery Made Easy

    Give Thanks Pillow by Ellen March This Give Thanks Pillow is a great last-minute decoration for Thanksgiving. Whether you’re planning on hosting the big day or staying in, this Give Thanks pillow sets a nice tone for the season. Add a zipper to the cover to easily remove the cover when swapping decor for different holidays. SUPPLIES 1/2 yard of medium-weight fabric or 14″ square pillow blank 14″ pillow form Tear-Easy™ Stabilizer Poly Deco™ thread (construction) 40 wt Rayon thread (machine embroidery) Machine embroidery design (approx 6″x9″; such as Give Thanks by Urban Threads) 14″ all-purpose zipper (optional; if not using pillow blank) GIVE THANKS EMBROIDERY If using fabric yardage,…

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  • paper pieced pumpkin table runner

    Paper Pieced Pumpkin Table Runner for Fall Decor

    Paper Pieced Pumpkin Table Runner by Vicki Holloway Create a paper pieced pumpkin table runner to display before Halloween and beyond! This table runner will take your decor into Thanksgiving with its pumpkin blocks and beautiful quilting. For this paper pieced pumpkin table runner, we’re repurposing the Apple Mug Rug pattern previously published and using different colored fabrics to turn the apple into a pumpkin. Don’t you just LOVE a dual-duty pattern? Me too! This one DOES have a slight variation with the pumpkin stem, so download the pumpkin here. SUPPLY LIST Sulky Paper Solvy 50 wt Cotton + Steel thread by Sulky (Cornsilk & Avocado; piecing & quilting) ⅛…

  • hibernating hedgehog

    Hibernating Hedgehog Cutlery Holder + New Thread Palette

    Hibernating Hedgehog In-The-Hoop Project A Hibernating Hedgehog Cutlery Holder is just what you need for your fall tablescape! This in-the-hoop design is free with the purchase of our brand-new fall thread palette, designed by Sweet Pea. It’s designed for a 5×7 hoop. To make this project, you’ll also need either Sulky Ultra Solvy (my preference) or Tear-Easy stabilizer. You also need some batting and a few fabrics in the colors shown above (batiks work great!) for the cutlery holder front, back, lining and appliqué pieces. Fabric A –18cm x 23cm (7” x 9”) front of holder Fabric B –18cm x 23cm(7” x 9”)front lining Fabric C –18cm x 8cm (7”…

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