Archive > October 2014

Sew and cut

24 Oct 2014 Posted by Carina Thavelin

When I went to summer sewing class with Mikael Svensson I tried out several techniques that can be used for both quilting and fashion, here is one of them.

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PFAFF® Introduces New Machines that Deliver Precision Sewing for Beautifully Detailed Creations

17 Oct 2014 Posted by PFAFF®

The new PFAFF® expression™ 3.5 sewing machine now features thread snips and automatic thread tension; the new SMARTER BY PFAFF™ 260c sewing machine is the endorsed brand’s first computerized machine.

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Pillow Project

17 Oct 2014 Posted by Carina Thavelin

A quick way to change up your home is to sew a new pillow, or two, or three.

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6D™ Software Newsletter - October 2014

16 Oct 2014 Posted by 6D™ Embroidery Software

This month we will look at the Design Creator Polygon Draw tool, creating an appliqué in multiple modules, and splitting a design in Design Aligner. In the QuiltDesign Creator software, learn about the QuickTrace Design tool.

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Patchwork bag from fabric scraps

9 Oct 2014 Posted by Carina Thavelin

As sewers, we always have scraps of fabric that we hold on to. It might be from a beautiful, expensive or cherished fabric or just fabric scraps in general. Here is a stylish project made from scraps and the vast assortment of lovely 9mm stitches.

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TruEmbroidery™ 3 October Newsletter

8 Oct 2014 Posted by TruEmbroidery™ 3

This month we will focus on the new stitch editing features in the TruE™ 3 Studio Application (found in both TruEmbroidery™ 3 ELEMENTS and TruEmbroidery™ 3 ELITE packages). We will also share with you how to create beautiful quilt blocks with the new QuiltBlock Assistant (in...

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My modern quilt

2 Oct 2014 Posted by Carina Thavelin

I can't say I'm a quilter, but have to say it is a nice break from sewing clothes and I enjoy the precise techniques. Read more about my modern quilt.

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Pillow or Whole Cloth Quilt Project

1 Oct 2014 Posted by Lisa Rogers

In this project you will make a pillow while learning how to place borders, rotate and mirror image patterns. You will learn to move start points, making it very easy to place quilt patterns with precision. With these skills you will be able to make a whole cloth quilt of any size with ease.

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October 2014 - Styled Squares

1 Oct 2014 Posted by Kim Novak

Sew simple…just two rectangles are all you need to make a fun fabric basket that will hold your “stuff” in style. The simple pattern provides the perfect palette for a wide variety of embellishment options. A batting alternative will provide great structure while keeping...

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Tablerunner

29 Sep 2014 Posted by Vanessa Dyson

Make a beautiful tablerunner using multiple techniques on your PowerQuilter™p3 longarm machine and Quilt Artist™ automated quilter. You will use automation, free motion and rulers. This is a great project to do while learning your machine and its potential.

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