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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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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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Spare Change for the Better

“Spare Change for the Better” Quilt by Terry White copyright 2016 “Spare Change for the Better” Quilt “60×75” My quilt, “Spare Change for the Better” began with a clean up day in my Stitch Studio. Once in a while, 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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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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