Category Archives: Holly Hanover

The Delicate Art of Tatting

By Holly Hanover If you are already a keen needleworker, there’s a good chance that you are constantly on the lookout for new threadwork skills to add to your repertoire.  Although you may have tried lace-making in the past, or … Continue reading

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How to Make A Scarf for Summer

Make A Summer Scarf By Holly Hanover Scarves are a perfect accessory. They can add visual interest to any outfit, enlivening it with contrasting prints, colors and textures. Most scarves are impractical for summer, however. We all have a few … Continue reading

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Quilt Project Tips: How to End Uneven Seams

By Holly Hanover In any sewing project, uneven seams can make or break the final product. In quilting, uneven seams result in a sloppy looking mess. When sewing blocks of fabric together, your entire pattern can be made moot due … Continue reading

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5 Common Mistakes of Beginning Quilters

By Holly Hanover No matter what type of sewing you’re in the mood to undertake, (quilting, dressmaking, mending, etc) there is one resounding truth that encompasses each and every element of the craft: mistakes will be made. Even the most … Continue reading

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PINKING SHEARS OR PINKING ROTARY BLADE?

Quilting tips for your “Pinking” needs. By Holly Hanover In the world of quilting, finishing your seam allowances with “pinks” is a must in order to prevent fraying, enabling your hard work to last, and generally just make your life … Continue reading

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