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Creating a Chenille Scarf for Fall

Chenille Scarf by Ruth Chandler This technique uses a special rotary cutter that has a guide on the bottom of the blade to prevent all layers of fabric from being cut. There are two ways to accomplish the fraying that … Continue reading

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Ruth Chandler started stitching at age 4, learning hand stitching from her Japanese landlady while sitting on the porch, stitching and eating mandarin oranges and Japanese crackers.  She first learned Sashiko and then added more stitches.  Mostly working with fabrics, she learned … Continue reading

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How to make a scarf: Chenille Style!

Chenille Scarf by Ruth Chandler This technique uses a special rotary cutter that has a guide on the bottom of the blade to prevent all layers of fabric from being cut. There are two ways to accomplish the fraying that … Continue reading

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Free Craft: No Stitch Pumpkin Cover for your Basket

By Ruth Chandler   I always wanted a cute pumpkin to hand out candy to those adorable costumed kids but didn’t want the same old thing everyone else had.  When I started using the skip blades from Havel’s I began … Continue reading

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Sewing Supplies: The Professionals Share their Secrets

Rotary Cutters – Which way do you roll? There are so many sewing supplies available to us and it can be overwhelming to decide which is best and why.   Rotary Cutters are no exception, and they are even more … Continue reading

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