Category Archives: For Beginners in Sewing

Tips For New Quilters!

Tips for fabric, cutting & more! By Kathy Mathews I can clearly remember signing up for my first quilting class. I had been sewing since I was twelve but as I was about to turn the big THREE – O … Continue reading

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Birds On A Stick

Birds on a Stick By Liz Kettle Create a flock of fabulous feathered friends with this fun summer stitch project! I like to have a bunch of birds ready to go for a travel stitch project. What I especially love … Continue reading

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Valentine Rose

Valentine Rose By Terry White This little Valentine Rose is made from 8 hearts cut from felt. It works up quickly and would be a great project for kids as well as creative grown-ups! It can be made into a … Continue reading

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Holiday Crafting with Havel’s!

Holiday Crafting with my Trusty Havel’s Tools By Laura Sliger-Hartrich December is here and, for me, it always inspires some crafting. Even though it’s such a busy time of year, with the shopping and card-writing and parties and baking, I … Continue reading

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Creating with Havel’s Sewing Pinking Shears

In thinking about a few of my favorite things in the studio, there is one tool that some might considered old fashioned, and wonder what to do with it in making quilts. It is one of my favorite things, because … Continue reading

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