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Recipes for Perfect Embroidery

By Lee Fletcher, Sulky Freelance National Educator Embroidery, whether it is Free Motion or Digitized Embroidery, is a great way to make the ordinary outfit, quilt or fashion accessory extraordinary. Like cooking in the kitchen, there are basic recipes with … Continue reading

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Successful Sewing with Specialty Threads

By Lee Fletcher, Sulky National Freelance Educator Designer of Pat-e-Patterns Inventor of TheThread Director It has been my privilege and pleasure to teach how to sew with the beautiful decorative threads that are available today from Sulky of America.  When … Continue reading

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On Pins and Needles Part 2

On Pins and Needles Part 2   Choosing the right hand sewing needle can be overwhelming. Their odd names often don’t help point you in the right direction either. Ultimately, you want a needle that feels comfortable in your hand, glides easily through … Continue reading

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On Pins and Needles Part 1

On Pins and Needles Part 1 Are you “on pins and needles” when it comes to, well, pins and needles? Do you give them any thought at all? They’re our smallest tool but have the most important job. Without pins holding our fabrics … Continue reading

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Iron Out the Details

Iron Out the Details   I’ve gained a new appreciation for irons after picking up a few for my mantel. Did you know that thousand year old paintings have documented the Chinese using metal pans filled with hot coals to smooth and … Continue reading

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The Easy Binding Winder

It’s binding time! You’re in the home stretch…your quilt is almost finished…if only the binding would behave itself! How many times has your binding become twisted as you roll it around your hand or a cardboard tube for easy handling? … Continue reading

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The Quilter’s Toolbox: Thread

There is nothing a quilter likes more than a new gadget! We love our tools and care for them with a reverence akin to a good friend. I broke my favorite acrylic ruler a few years ago and mourned its … Continue reading

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Nancy’s Notes and Quilting Tips Round Up

Did you miss any of the Nancy’s Notes and Quilting Tips we have been posting on our Facebook page recently? If you did, don’t worry, we gathered them all together here for you. Nancy’s Notes and Quilting Tips Round Up … Continue reading

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How to Organize Sewing Threads

Are you looking for creative ways to storage basic sewing and quilting supplies like threads, fabric tools and patterns. QuiltWoman.com surfed the web to find the most unique and creative storage solutions designed to get your sewing room in order. Here are our … Continue reading

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The Whirlwind Whiz Tool!

Sometimes, the best ideas are right in your own backyard.  The Whirlwind Whiz is one of those bright ideas!  It is the brain child of Nancy Wilson of Nancy’s Quilt Designs. Nancy took up quilting seven years ago.  Quilting was … Continue reading

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