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Resources for Artists
Resources for Artists

How to Make Plain Sashing Strips

Have you ever noticed how a handmade quilt is built with exquisite detail? Quilting Essentials teaches you the foundations of quilting and how to build that detail into your own quilt.  Below is a step-by-step guide on how to make plain Read More

flying geese, The Quilt Block Book
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Flying Geese Quilt Block

Looking for your next DIY project?  Look no further, in The Quilt Block Book we learn how to make our own quilt blocks, like this flying geese pattern. Piecing instructions 1. Foundation piece unit A. Make 2. 2. When stitching the Read More

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Customize Your Knitting: Attaching Sleeves

So you've followed your pattern carefully and you have all the necessary pieces for your knitted top. What now? Customize Your Knitting shows you the best way to attach sleeves to ensure they hang straight and do not pucker. Check out the Read More

Marking 1, Quilting Essentials
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Quilting Essentials: Marking

Thinking about making your first quilt? There are tons of different tips, tricks and techniques to learn, and that's where Quilting Essentials comes in handy! Here's an easy tutorial showing you how to mark a design on your fabric while Read More

shawl-finished, Melissa Leapman's Designer Crochet: Accessories
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Crochet this Spectacular Shawl for Winter!

Complete your look with this beautiful shawl from Melissa Leapman's Designer Crochet: Accessories. This piece is great for beginners as it features a simple stitch that can be mastered after just a few rows. Crocheted from the top Read More

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20 Unique Colorwork Patterns for Crocheters

It's the time of year to crochet, crochet, crochet! Get colorwork pattern inspiration from Melissa Leapman's Indispensable Stitch Collection for Crocheters! Buy from an Online Retailer US:           UK:           Anyone Read More

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3 Beginner Sewing Techniques You Need to Know

Stay Stitch, Understitch, Topstitch. Mastering these three stitches on the sewing machine will produce beautifully made clothes that won't pucker or tear. The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction helps you master all of the Read More

coaster-finished, Zen Origami
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Fold Your Own Coaster

You can find your zen while making gifts! Zen Origami gives you the easy step-by-step instructions to make a square coaster and gain tranquility. Use beautiful paper to make a set. It's the perfect handmade gift! 1.Fold and Read More

basic-curtains, Singer(R) Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments
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Making a Basic Curtain Panel

Curtains are an important accent in any room. But sometimes, it's hard to find the right color or style to fit your design. Singer(R) Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments shows you how to make curtains from the perfect Read More

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Crochet the Perfect Winter Hat

This crocheted winter ski hat is a great gift idea for your loved ones this upcoming holiday season. Use your own crochet skills to create the perfect gift by following these easy directions from Melissa Leapman’s Designer Crochet: Read More