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Printing on Fabric at Home Q & A

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Last week I shared easy techniques for printing on fabric and the response was amazing.... But you had questions, many questions. So, I wanted to take the time to answer all of them and share a few more photos.  (Be warned, this is a long post due to the questions and photos but I wanted to be thorough.)  Printing on Fabric at Home Q & A   Please note that many of the questions … [Read more...]

Printing on fabric at home

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Have you ever worked on a project and wanted to have a special something printed directly on matching fabric? Well today, I'm going to share an easy tip that will have you printing on fabric at home. That's right, directly from your home computer! There are four key ways to print directly on fabric from your home computer. Each requires you to cut the fabric to size. Let me explain each … [Read more...]

Printing PDF Patterns at home

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These days, if you get inspired to start a sewing project, you don’t have to make a trip to the fabric shop to sort through binders and drawers full of patterns. There are several resources available to download sewing patterns online - from sites like Etsy or Craftsy, online fabric retailers, and even sewing designers’ web sites. Just click to buy and print, and the pattern is ready to … [Read more...]

Sewing with Printable Fabric Sheets

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For today’s Tuesday Tip we’d like to share a product that can put a personal touch on almost anything you want to sew: printable fabric sheets! Printable Fabric Sheets- What are they?   Printable fabric sheets are pre cut 8.5” x 11” paper backed fabric that is ready to roll through your printer.  They work just like paper - print any words, images or designs onto them that you want! … [Read more...]

Fabric Shoppe Resource Guide

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I know that I've mentioned my little fabric addiction in the past and now, I'm totally enabling you to join me.  (Sorry but I need company!) Actually, when I started the discussion on Facebook I had no idea you would have so many amazing places to suggest.  So, to help everyone find fabric with ease, I have put together this incredible list of fabric shoppes.  This post is sure to be a resource … [Read more...]

Big Quilt Block Alternatives | Think Big

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This week Amy Ellis is celebrating her new book Think Big and hosting her second annual Pillow Collective series.  You will find many talented artists on the tour sharing their spin on her designs. You maybe wondering what's the deal with the "Think Big" title since we are talking pillows. Well, that's the beauty of the book. Think Big walks you through the process of thinking beyond the big … [Read more...]

Label Your Work with hand-made labels

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Don't forget to sign your work!  That's right you should label your work. Fabric labels are easy to create and a great way to label your projects. Labels don't have to be fancy or expensive.  For instance, the label above was created on my computer with just a few clicks.  Your imagination is your only limitation!  Label your work with fabric sheets   Printable fabric sheets … [Read more...]

Starry Night Quilt Backing Details

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Last month we stitched together the blocks in our Starry Night Sampler and now, it's time to make the quilt backing.   For me there are two different types of quilt backings: whole cloth and pieced. The differences are pretty straight forward and I am over on Fairfield World's Blog today sharing my thoughts along with the pro's & con's of each. Quilt Backing … [Read more...]

Handmade Holiday Gift Help | Extra Elves

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Are you feeling the crunch this holiday season? I know I am. I mean, we all want to make or buy the perfect gifts for our friends & family but this year, I'm feeling the pressure as the calendar counts down. So, I'm hoping a few semi handmade holiday gift packages will help me through.  'Tis the season... you know what I mean and I'd like to enjoy it while giving my handmade gifts. You … [Read more...]