CANDLEWICKING FOOT FOR VIKING AND JANOME What is a candlewicking stitch? Candlewicking began as a hand embroidery style using thick cotton thread and elaborate knots. You can recreate these stitches using your sewing machine and a specialty foot.
It is sew fast and so easy to quilt-as-you-go with your serger. This is a great way to use up scraps of fabric and batting. The front and the back of the quilt can be different fabrics. PDF Instructions for Quilt-As-You-Go Blanket
It’s never too early to start thinking about quick holiday gifts. Machine embroidered pot holders are a quick and easy gift. This snowflake design is a classic design usable on many different projects. Think about using metallic or variegated threads. This design could also be resized. Making the design smaller, the snowflake would make a great border design on a towel, edge of a garment or curtain. PDF Instructions for Pot Holders Snowflake Machine Embroidery Designs in VP3 format.
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Quilt design software is a perfect way to spark your imagination. The lessons are a great way to learn the software. These lessons, tips and techniques are for EQ7. However, some will also work with EQ6 and EQ 5. Ohio Star Block Free Lesson from Electric Quilt Learn how to make pieced sashes using the Ohio Star Pattern. Included in this tutorial is how to draw your own sash blocks.
Instructions on Pillow Corners Here is a sewing technique that will help you always make perfect corners on pillows.
General Information 5D QUILTDESIGN CREATOR This software will inspire you to finish those quilt tops. Designs can be used on automated quilters and embroidery machines. You can also print out templates to use for free motion. The software is perfect to create quilt designs. It is “sew” easy to use. There are only three main screens and you can automatically create quilt blocks with the step-by-step wizards. AND This software comes complete and is a standalone package.
When you think about crazy patch, you may think Victorian. However, today’s crazy patch can be modern. Crazy patch is another great way to use up those scraps of fabric or recycle ties, handkerchiefs, and clothing. If you do not do hand embroidery, use decorative stitches on your sewing machine. Try using 12# thread or two threads in the eye of one needle. Try a Double Eye Needle. Schmetz makes a Double Eye Needle. You need to check with your dealer…Read More
Zentangle.com defines Zentangle as “…an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns…”