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French Terry – Moon Beam Textile Company. Sewing Bird Reproductions 1950 - 1980. A sewing bird is a type of figural sewing clamp developed in American in the early 1850s.

Sewing Bird Reproductions 1950 - 1980

Original clamps helped hold large folds or lengths of fabric during hemming. A modern reproduction sewing bird was reproduced in the 1950s and was made again in the late 1980s. The main difference between old and new is found in the rounded wing tips. In the original, you'll find either "Patented" or a patent date of "Feb 15, 1853" (Figs. 3 and 4) embossed in the wing. The same area in the new sewing bird is blank. The 1950s reproduction is marked JAPAN on the inside of the screw clamp. Fig. 1 New sewing bird, gilded brass. Fig. 2 Original brass sewing bird (pin cushion missing). Fig. 3 Top view, looking down on new wing. Fig. 4 Top view of old wing. Fig. 5 Beaks of new birds (white arrow) don't align properly and have a distinct "overbite". Fig. 6 Beaks of old birds align (white arrow) almost perfectly and heads/eyes generally show more detail. Sale Quilting Fabrics. All Kreative Kiwi Machine Machine Embroidery Design.

How to Make Spice Scented Hot Pads. How to Make Spice Scented Hot Pads.

How to Make Spice Scented Hot Pads

There is nothing yummier than the smell of sweets baking in the kitchen. Make spice scented hot pads to give your kitchen the fresh baked smell without all the work. With a few simple supplies and rudimentary sewing skills, you can have scented hot pads complete and your kitchen smelling sweet and spicy. Things You'll Need Two 7 inch squares of material Scissors Sewing machine Thread Rice Whole cloves Cinnamon sticks Embroidery needle Heat proof yarn or embroidery floss Cut two seven inch by seven inch squares of material. Sew around all four edges of the square using a quarter inch seam allowance. 4500+ Free Sewing Patterns & Projects (The Ultimate Collection) Welcome to the Free Sewing Patterns & Projects section at!

4500+ Free Sewing Patterns & Projects (The Ultimate Collection)

Providing easy access to over 4,500 of the best free sewing patterns online (many with printable templates). And organized by category so you can easily find the sewing projects you’re looking for. How this section came about: I saw that there were tons of amazing free sewing patterns and tutorials out there on the web (especially from quite a few very talented craft and sewing bloggers) but many of these patterns were scattered and couldn't easily be found through doing a quick Google search.

So I decided to gather as many of these patterns as I could find and put them "all in one place," so to speak. This makes the patterns and tutorials much easier to find, saving you the time and energy it would take to find them yourselves. Lucky Black Halloween Kitty Clutch Tutorial. Looking for a cute and quick to make purse for Halloween?

Lucky Black Halloween Kitty Clutch Tutorial

Do you love cats? Did you watch your mummy embroider a cat face on some velvet (and demand that the resulting purse becomes yours [Mabel?!] If the answer is "yes" to of these read on! Yes, there was a time I could walk in heels like these. They made me feel like the cats whiskers! The contrast stitch strap looks very swish with the black purse and the stitching echoes the embroidery very nicely. Bra purse. A Purse Thingy. So, how was your weekend?

A Purse Thingy

Mine was fun, but exhausting. I decided to go and visit TheSecondChild on Saturday. 103 Free Wallet Patterns. Sew wallets with this collection of over one hundred great fabric wallet designs gathered from all over the web.

103 Free Wallet Patterns

A colorful fabric wallet can make a great handmade gift for either a child or an adult. And because a wallet needs so little fabric, it can be an ideal way to use up those smaller pieces of fabric you may have leftover from other sewing projects. And since sewing a wallet often requires you to sew through several bulky layers of fabric, you may want to switch to using a thicker, denim needle when sewing your wallet, which will more easily pierce through those heavy layerswithout breaking. And to create corners that will be nice and sharp (when turning your wallet right side out after sewing in your lining),try sewing a squared-off corner instead of a traditional pointed one.

To do this, stop stitching a little more than 5/8" (or whatever your seam allowance is) from the edge of your fabric. 68 Free Teddy Bear Patterns. And if you plan to make your Teddy Bear from faux fur, you may want to follow these tips for a more professional look: Cut your fur fabric in a single layer (remembering to flip your pattern pieces for “opposites”), cut out your pieces with the fur side down and cut through the backing only, not through the fur itself, and remember to lay out your pattern pieces in the direction of the nap (if your fur fabric has a nap).

68 Free Teddy Bear Patterns

Teddy Bear construction tip: When sewing around curves (such as the tip of a teddy bear paw, the top of a teddy bear ear, or the circumference of a teddy bear head), try switching to a smaller stitch length, which can help you sew the curved seams more accurately. Planet Teddy Bear. The Butterfly Balcony: Sew It - Make A Traditional Teddy Bear. Here is my latest attempt at the 'Classic Teddy' pattern from which I made Honey last year.

The Butterfly Balcony: Sew It - Make A Traditional Teddy Bear

This is Snowflake. She is a soft creamy white in colour, with caramel coloured felt paws and feet. She is this year’s gift for the lovely Emily, thought I have found it hard to part with her because she is so soft and huggable! Christmas Once a Month, Cookie Plate Crumb Catcher. It’s October and we have a little over two months left before the big day!

Christmas Once a Month, Cookie Plate Crumb Catcher

Seriously folks, Christmas will be here before you know it! Rulers and Templates. VINTAGE VEST & BELT BUCKLES. Hardware Instructions - Sallie Tomato. Vintage Ornaments Quilt-Along: Fussy Cut Ornaments. Hello, I hope you are enjoying our Vintage Ornaments Quilt-Along!

Vintage Ornaments Quilt-Along: Fussy Cut Ornaments

Today we will work on the final two applique blocks and play with “fussy cutting”. You can find information on our previous Vintage Ornaments posts here: Supplies, Blocks 1 and 2, Blocks 3 and 4, and Blocks 5 and 6. Download and print the Vintage Ornaments Template for Block Seven and Vintage Ornaments Template for Block Eight; make sure your printer is set to no scale.17″ Wide paper-backed fusible webbingFabric scissorsPaper scissorsFine tip permanent pen (black Sharpie)Light box (optional)Applique pressing sheet (I use the Applique Pressing Sheet)Coordinating Aurifil 50wt thread for the appliquesSewing machine (I use a BERNINA 880)Open embroidery foot #20/#20C/#20DSewing machine needles: Microtex 70/10Cardstock A great way to highlight a design in an appliqued or pieced block is to “fussy cut” one of the designs in the fabric, making it the focal point or adding more detail to the block.

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Lollypop Trees from Glorious Color - quilt fabric and kits from "Museum Quilts", "Passionate Patchwork", and "Kaleidoscope of Quilts" by Kaffe Fassett & Liza Lucy. Click HERE to open a new window with an enlargement. Kim is an award winning quiltmaker from Australia who features imaginative use of Kaffe's fabrics in her quilts. We have been huge fans of her work for sometime and are so pleased that Glorious Color is able introduce this, the first of Kim's glorious applique patterns, to you. The Starter Fabric Pack: The original quilt has many fabrics that are long discontinued, so we included as many of the original fabrics as we could and, with Kim's guidance, augmented them with new Kaffe fabrics.

We have bundled quarter yard pieces of Kaffe's fabric in enough variety to do most of the applique and sashing. Dolls. As I cannot sew very well, all of my previous furniture has had their fabrics made by someone else, and to a very high standard, but knowing I wanted to make a modular 3-piece sofa set this would soon prove very expensive, so with that in mind I used this footstool / pouffe as a test to see what could be done just by folding and glueing, treating fabric just like paper or thin card.

The actual frame of the stool was made from off-cuts of wood, with four small tinted cupboard knobs on the bottom to simulate bun-feet, but anything of the appropriate dimensions can be used, and as with my other projects the sizes and proportions can be amended to suite, as all that matters is the principle. Having chosen suitable fabric, four pieces were cut whose length was about 1½ times the width of the frame; each piece was then folded in half lengthwise and a strip of hemming-tape placed inside the fold, and ironed so it bonded the fabric. The remaining three sides were treated the same way. Home Decor - Erica's Craft & Sewing Center.

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