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    Free Potholder Pattern for Taco Tuesday

    Free Potholder Pattern This Tuesday is Cinco de Mayo. When do we ever have a Cinco de May synced up with Taco Tuesday? This fantastic day should be celebrated with a free potholder pattern, amirite? (This also makes a great Mother’s Day gift, especially if your mom likes tacos!) Supplies Potholder pattern (it’s a free download, guys!) Sulky 40 wt. Poly Deco™ thread that matches fabric (for construction) & coordinating (for machine embroidery design) 60 wt. Sulky Bobbin thread (for embroidery) Sulky Totally Stable® stabilizer Organ needles: size 75/11 embroidery & 80/12 universal (construction) Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive 4 matching or coordinating Layer Cake squares (10″ squares of…

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    Stabilizers for Quilting

    Choose the Right Stabilizers for Quilting Did you know you can use stabilizers for quilting? That’s right! Stabilizers aren’t just for machine embroidery. You can use stabilizers for quilting to achieve a more professional finish; provide a sturdy foundation for certain techniques; add thread count to lightweight fabrics without altering the drape or hand; and more. If you’ve ever struggled with taming a fabric while sewing, completing a pucker-free appliqué or creating straight stitches when quilting, this post is for you! Using stabilizers for quilting will change your quilting for the better. Soft ‘n Sheer™ This stabilizer is a lightweight cut-away variety that remains with the fabric after stitching through…