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Archives for February, 2011

Husqvarna Sapphire 855 Machine of the Week

The Husqvarna Sapphire series is a quilter’s best friend and our Machine of the Week for the beginning of March is the Sapphire 855. With 145 stitches (including 4 alphabets and 7 buttonholes),15 stitch memories, and Husqvarna’s exclusive SEWING ADVISOR, the 855 is a great all-round sewing machine.  Add its 10″ sewing area, dual lights… […]

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March 2011 Easter Basket Embroidery Club Designs

Easter Basket Easter is approaching and now is the time to prepare by making this free standing Easter basket. CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE VERSION   REQUIREMENTS: 30cm Main Fabric 30cm Lining Fabric 30 x 30cm Hi-loft wadding 1m Stitch and Shape Double OR Single Sided Fusible 2 buttons (22-24mm) 1 metre tearaway Embroidery Thread for… […]

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New from Loralie Designs “Very Fairy” Fabric & Panel

New from Loralie Designs is this fun new “Very Fairy” panel with 4 matching fabrics.  Keep the panel as it is and quilt it for a quick wall hanging, or use it with its co-ordinates to piece together a bright looking, and easy to make quilt! Would make a great COT QUILT! Keep an eye… […]

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Brother NV400 Machine of the Week

This Week’s Machine is the very versatile and easy to use Brother NV400.  A great all-rounder, this machine comes with an extension table, and even feed foot as standard, and it has lots of excellent built-in features including a fully automatic needle threader, scissor function, and 3 alphabets. Whether you are looking for a machine for… […]

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February 2011 Quattro Club Requirements

February Quattro Club Requirements Scalloped Fingertip Towels Make these elegant fingertip towels and learn all about the scallop stitch menu and edging stitches on your Brother Quattro NV6000D. CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE VERSION   REQUIREMENTS: 8 Assorted Linen or Cotton Strips 3” x 20” 2 strips 4” x 20” Cotton 27” x 20” Piece of linen… […]

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Intermediate Overlocker Ruffled Cushion Class

Intermediate Overlocker – Ruffled Cushion Cheryl has made this fun & fancy scatter cushion again using the features of the overlocker.  Featuring a Ruffled finished with a rolled hem and gathered on the overlocker.  (On certain machines Zipper can be inserted with the overlocker as well).  Another great project to help you conquer your overlocker!… […]

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Overlocker Quilt Class

Overlocker Quilt Cheryl has made this quick & easy quilt top made entirely on the overlocker.  Firstly decorate the fabric with coverstitch or rolled hem.  Using a stack’n’slash design, piece together using a flatlock stitch.  Any overlocker welcome.   Wednesday 6/4 & 13/4 (9.30am – 3.30pm)  

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Serenity Placemats Class

Serenity Placemats   Jenny is taking it one step up from beginner’s patchwork and teaching how to intertwine two colours for a lattice effect. A neat little trick with movement and you can choose one of 4 different finishes.   Saturday 16/4 (9.30am – 3.30pm)  

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Twister Table Runner Class

Twister Table Runner   A new technique with Jenny doing partial seams, another step after beginners and those wanting to further their technique base.  Learn also about the difference between shade and value with colour while working with unusual shapes and cuts.   Class 1 – Friday 11/3 OR Class 2 – Saturday 30/4 (9.30am… […]

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March 2011 Mini Iron Mat Bag Sewing Club Requirements

Mini Iron Mat Bag Make this fabulous bag to carry your mini iron that doubles as an ironing mat. CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE VERSION REQUIREMENTS: 0.5mt x Therma-Flec 0.5mt x Wool Wadding 0.5mt x  Fabric 0.3mt x Binding & Handle fabric 0.2mt x Heavy Iron-on Muslin Quilt Basting Spray Grey Construction Thread to match Thermaflec… […]

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