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    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…

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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…

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    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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    Spring 2023 Mystery Box from Sulky

    Spring Mystery Box 2023 The Sulky 2023 spring Mystery Box is HERE! This box contains a bunch of full-size products, with loads of thread, fun notions and goodies to get your creative juices flowing. MYSTERY BOX DETAILS If you haven’t purchased one of our Mystery Boxes yet, you’re in for a treat. You’ll receive a nice box (a gift in itself!) full of fun threads and stabilizer (you may even find some NEW spring-inspired notions, hint, hint!). Open the box and have fun looking through the contents before diving into some spring projects. You may even discover something brand new to you – a thread you’ve never tried or nifty…

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  • HOW TO ADD YARN COUCHING TO A PRETTY SPRING PILLOW

    Pillow with Yarn Couching

    Yarn Couching Pillow for Spring Experiment with yarn couching and create a springy pillow that literally says “hello.” The lettering is couched onto the pillow fabric using Sulky Invisible Thread, which allows the fuzzy yarn texture to take center stage. The pop of pom-pom fringe brings all the colors together with a fun accent for your couch or outdoor dining set. WHAT IS YARN COUCHING? Couching is a decorative technique whereby a fiber (yarn, in this case) is laid over a fabric and stitched in place. Many machine brands offer couching, sometimes called “braiding,” feet and/or attachments for your sewing machine that make the process even easier. There are several…

  • 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…

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    Cross-Stitch Pillow Project + New Video Series

    Counted Cross-Stitch Pillow by Chrissy Callahan or TurtleBunny Creations   Cross-stitch is making a comeback (or did it ever leave?)! We’re loving all the cross-stitch creations being made with Sulky 12 wt. Cotton Petites Thread. Yes, that’s right! You can use Sulky Cotton Petites (solids and Blendables®) for all handwork projects, including cross-stitch. One strand of this thread equals two strands of traditional embroidery floss. And, it comes on a snap spool, meaning you can pop the top of the spool up to store the thread end after it’s cut. No more messing around with tangled floss! After handwork, you can then use the thread on your machine, too. About…

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