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2 pin cushions, pins in a basket with spools of Coats & Clark thread

3 key weights of Coats’ Dual Duty XP thread and their benefits

If you're like me, I enjoy a visit through history to know how products were created, how they evolved and ...
a selection of silk pashminas and wraps

The origins of Coats & Clark thread

Are you well on your way to making pampering Spa Slippers? Before we get into the details of Coats Dual ...
feet with slippers on them made with Dual Duty XP threads

Banish the winter blahs with the Spa Slippers project

Dreary weather makes January my favorite month to stay inside and sew. Coats wisely declared January as Spa Month and ...
Quilting Beautiful and Bountiful Sunflowers

Quilting Beautiful and Bountiful Sunflowers

Beautiful And Bountiful Sunflowers | Quilts By Jen Jennifer Houlden recommends how to add vitamins C & D to our ...
Finished peony wall hanging

Sewing the binding and making a hanging sleeve with DecoBob

Happy Boxing Day! Since we were all spoiled yesterday and I’m officially sick of shopping, I’m not going anywhere near ...
Christmas tube from WonderFil

The Case of the Unraveling Thread

Several solutions Ever since I posted last month about the case of the unraveling thread and my tangled mess of ...
A tangled mess of Razzle and Dazzle

Stitch-outs with WonderFil threads

Razzle and Dazzle from WonderFil Threads As you can see, I still haven’t solved my unraveling problem! But it probably ...
Once you've got the hang of the air current motif, you can bust loose on all areas of the quilt.

Free-motion Quilting the Night Air

Yesterday, we finished embellishing the our Halloween door quilt with some fancy threads and stitches. Today, our spooky little scene is ...
Correct placement of hands

Let’s get ready for some thread painting!

Getting prepared Yesterday we learned a bit about thread painting and previewed some fabrics to use with the Tutti and ...
Previewing the Tutti and Konfetti on the fabrics

Playing with Tutti and Konfetti Threads

The threads have arrived I'm so excited about the new threads I got from WonderFil – Tutti and Konfetti. I ...
Spagetti and Fruitti thread packs from WonderFil Specialty Threads!

WEEKLY GIVEAWAY…Fun and Colorful Thread Packs!

Enter now for your chance to win this fun and colorful weekly giveaway! Two 5-pack bundles of joy from WonderFil ...
Quilting: Quilted Blanket Goes to College

Quilting: Quilted Blanket Goes to College

Can't face making a whole quilt before your student heads to college? Just do a quilted blanket band. Here's a ...
Finished hexagon quilted back porch pillow.

Sewing up the Back Porch Pillow

Measure and trim Well, today is Friday, so I need to get this pillow done so I can use it ...
Embroidery supplies to go with WonderFil threads

Experimental Embroidery with WonderFil Threads

Handwork and the train Like I said the last time I was blogging, I always like to take along a ...
Quilted postcards, also called artist trading cards, can become quite a cherished collection. It reminds us of our 'textile' or 'quilting' friends and satisfies that fabric obsession we have - right?

How to Make a Quilted Postcard

Quilted postcards are so much fun to make. It really gives you the freedom to express your creative ideas on ...
Opening up the box of WonderFil Threads

Playing with My WonderFil Threads

Stepping outside the box Like most other quilters I tend to use the same type of threads over and over ...
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