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Artisan of the Month: April 2018

Artisan of the Month: April 2018

Apr 15th 2018

I'm so excited to introduce to you Aimee Heilman. Aimee is the talent behind The Smocking Momma. Read on to learn a little bit more about her and see gorgeous pictures of her artistry.    &n … read more

Artisan of the Month: March 2018

Mar 15th 2018

The Classic Applique's March Artisan of the Month: Dorothy and Dean Tell us a bit about yourselfMy name is Laura Haden, and I’m the artisan behind Dorothy and Dean Clothing. I’m originally from V … read more

My favorite scissors

Feb 16th 2018

Good embroidery and applique scissors can make all the difference in the outcome of your product. Getting a good, clean cut makes for a professional looking product. I have owned many scissors over th … read more

My favorite fabric shops

Feb 15th 2018

Some people collect stamps. Some people may collect coins. I, however, seem to collect fabric. I adore fabric and playing with different, classic prints with vintage sewing patterns or new appliques t … read more

How to do shadow embroidery

Feb 12th 2018

Shadow embroidery is a beautiful technique that used to be done by hand! Fortunately, the heirloom and vintage feel look can now be done on an embroidery machine. As with many things, there are differ … read more