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Susan's Blog – July 2011 Archive (6)

Fashionable Crafts: Works of art that are 'sew' different

 

Putting the normally genteel art of embroidery and lively contemporary artist Louise Gardiner in the same sentence doesn’t make much sense – until you see her quirky work.



Louise is a pioneer of her unique free machine embroidery style which involves letting your imagination and sewing machine run away…

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Added by Susan on July 29, 2011 at 12:30am — 3 Comments

Nicole Mallalieu is Reaping What She Sews



To say Nicole Mallalieu is a creative type is something of an understatement. The founder of her own design company …

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Added by Susan on July 27, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Quilt Dreams iPhone App

Quilt Dreams is quilt designing software for your iphone. You will be able to take photos with your phone's camera and then use the photos to create a quilt. You can also share these quilts and photos via email and facebook.  

 

iPhone Screenshots:

 

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Added by Susan on July 23, 2011 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Peek-a-boo Drawstring Toy Sack Tutorial

Source: tonicoward.blogspot.com via…

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Added by Susan on July 15, 2011 at 4:30am — 9 Comments

Tutorial: Setting Eyelets

Vintage Threads demonstrates how she embellishes her sewing projects using eyelets.  

You can buy eyelets (also known as grommets) at most sewing retailers in a

variety of sizes and metals, as well as colors.  

Most of the time the retailer also offers the tool needed to set the eyelets as well, it's…

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Added by Susan on July 13, 2011 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Paper Pieced Canadian Flag Pattern

Happy Canada day!  The center motif of this paper pieced wall hanging is based on the classic 9-patch maple leaf block turned on point and translated into a small foundation pieced block.  Click here for the pattern.  To learn how to paper piece, go to a Free Paper Piecing…

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Added by Susan on July 1, 2011 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

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