• Mug Rug for Teachers

    Teacher Mug Rug for Back to School

    Teacher Mug Rug Designed by Melanie Call, of A Bit of Scrap Stuff A teacher mug rug makes a great back-to-school gift. This design featured piecing, quilting and a bit of hand embroidery. Change up the words to suit the teacher(s) in your life, or personalize the teacher mug rug with a name or phrase, such as “welcome back,” “teachers rule” or something clever like “2+2=4” for a math teacher, for example. MUG RUG PATTERN NOTES Finished size: 5 1/4” x 7” Please read all instructions prior to beginning. Seam allowances are ¼”. WOF = Width of Fabric RST= Right Sides Together TEACHER MUG RUG SUPPLIES Fabric Star Background: (8)…

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    Quilt Pattern Debut – Red Skies at Night

    New Quilt Pattern by Jen Carlton Bailly for Sulky Red Skies at Night This quilt features curved piecing to create moon phases a fun stars. The stars are quilted using Sulky Sliver™ Metallic Thread, which is a sparkly addition that adds a cool special effect to the finished project. Take this pattern for a spin to learn expert techniques for piecing and sewing curves, sewing with different thread weights and, of course, sewing with specialty metallic thread. QUILT SUPPLIES Red Skies at Night Quilt Pattern Thread Sulky 60 wt. PolyLite™ (piecing) Sulky Sliver™ Metallic – Black (quilting on stars) Sulky 12 wt. Cotton – Cabernet (quilting) Organ® Needles Quilting Assortment…

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  • Flower Appliqué in the Raw Free Webcast

    Flower Appliqué in the Raw a free webcast with Cheryl Lynch of Cheryl Lynch Quilts featuring Cheryl’s Mandala Mosaic Masterpiece Pattern Join us and learn how to create flawless fusible appliqué flowers, and then assemble a beautiful wall hanging. We’ll go live on June 14, 2022 at 2pm Eastern Time. REGISTER NOW> Cheryl Lynch, of Cheryl Lynch Quilts, will teach you how to create large-scale flower appliqués to feature on wall hangings, table runners, quilts and more. Her raw-edge appliqué technique has professional polish with the help of Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web. Whether you are new to fusible raw edge appliqué or have done it before, you are sure to learn something…

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  • Quilted Garden Flag with Machine Embroidery

    Quilted Garden Flag Stitch a springy quilted garden flag to display with your emerging flowers and veggies. This festive flag features machine embroidery, tiny piecing and quilting. If you don’t have a flag stake, the project easily converts to a wall hanging. Finished size: 11 1/2″ x 17 1/2″ GARDEN FLAG SUPPLIES Spring Garden Flag Pattern (it’s free!) Sulky Soft ’n Sheer™ Extra Stabilizer Sulky Soft ’n Sheer™ Stabilizer Low-loft cotton or polyester batting Fabric 1 fat quarter of solid cotton fabric (such as Kona® Cotton) 12” x 24” rectangle of print cotton fabric (backing) (2) 2” x 24” rectangles of floral print cotton fabric (petal piecing) ¼ yard of…

  • Uncle Sam Table Runner

    Uncle Sam Table Runner for the Fourth

    Uncle Sam Table Runner Decorate to celebrate with this Uncle Sam Table Runner, featuring our Uncle Sam: Hat machine embroidery design. Rickrack is a fun addition that adds whimsy and embellishment, tying in the yellow Rayon and gold Poly Sparkle™ Threads featured in the design. Featured table runner measures approximately 12″ x 32″. UNCLE SAM TABLE RUNNER SUPPLIES Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Palette (includes four Poly Sparkle & seven Rayon snap spools, plus the Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Collection, which includes six designs in three sizes) 60 wt. Bobbin Thread Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer™ Stabilizer KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread (construction & quilting) Organ® Needles:…

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    Decorative Binding Techniques for Custom Quilts

    Decorative Binding Techniques Binding is almost always the last step of making a quilt. So we’re concluding National Quilting Month with creative touches to create decorative bindings for your custom quilts. Read on for FIVE decorative binding techniques to incorporate into your next quilty project. 1. SCRAPPY DECORATIVE BINDING Piece together leftover fabric strips featured in a quilt to create a scrappy binding. Strips that are 2 1/2″-wide are perfect for this, so grab a jelly roll or cut strips from fabrics in your stash.Save leftover binding strips from other quilts until you have enough to piece together to create the scrappiest binding of them all! Karie Jewell, of Karie…

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    Quilted Coasters – Scrap Buster Project

    Quilted Coasters Make Great Quick Gifts Quilted coasters are great scrap-buster projects. If you have leftover quilt blocks from a larger project, those are easily transformed into coasters, too. Stitch a set of four to gift for Mother’s Day or any holiday. These finished coasters measure 4 1/2″ square. QUILTED COASTER SUPPLIES Supplies listed are enough to make one coaster. Matching 50 wt. Cotton Thread (piecing) (Featured colors from the Plums & Purples Thread Palette) Coordinating 30 wt. Cotton Blendables® Thread (quilting) Organ® Needles: size 70/10 Universal & 90/14 Quilting Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive 3 coordinating fabric prints (each measuring approximately 1″ x 10″) 4 3/8″ square of…

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    Mini Quilt Garland to Embroider & Hang on Display

    No Peeking Mini Quilt Garland Create a mini quilt garland to embroidery and display on a Christmas tree or holiday garland, hanging above the stockings on the mantel. The featured No Peeking design is from the Sulky Santa Sayings machine embroidery collection, and it includes an appliqué gift tag. Use a fun sparkly fabric, solid or fabric with minimal print for the appliqué in the hoop to not compete with the thread work. MINI QUILT GARLAND SUPPLIES Santa Sayings Machine Embroidery Palette Sulky Bobbin Thread (or PolyLite™ Thread in a color to match background fabric) Machine Embroidery Design (featured design from Santa Sayings Machine Embroidery Collection: No Peeking), measuring 4.69”…

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    Wilderness Wonder Appliqué Videocast

    Meet Wilderness Wonder a large-scale appliqué trio by Ashley Hough Designs Join us November 9, 2021 at 2pm ET for Wilderness Wonder Appliqué, a virtual videocast hosted by Ellen March. VIDEOCAST DETAILS You’ll learn how to create large-scale animal appliqués for stunning wall hangings, quilts and more. Preprinted appliqué fabrics make quick-and-easy work of the appliqués, paired with high-quality, lightweight fusible web. Learn how the pieces come together to make a deer, elk or moose, and then secure with lustrous cotton threads. Plus, get tips for piecing & quilting a larger piece and a smaller pillow. We’ll show you stippling & micro stippling techniques you can easily master with any…

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  • FREE MINI QUILT PATTERN

    Love to Sew? Stitch a Mini Quilt & New Designs

    Love to Sew Mini Quilt Pattern Decorate your sewing space with a Love to Sew Mini Quilt showcasing fun spools. The spools are pieced with fun sewing-themed fabrics, and then assembled into a larger thread spool motif. Add machine embroidery to some of the small spools to echo your love of sewing, using our new machine embroidery collection. The collection is available as individual designs, as a collection and delivered with purchase of our Love to Sew Machine Embroidery Palette. The palette contains the six Rayon thread spools needed to embroider all of the designs in the collection! Designed by Cherry Guidry of Cherry Blossoms Quilting, this pattern is for…