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February 16, 2019
How to Get Started in Machine Embroidery from Kim Hanson Quilts

Taking on new tasks is always daunting – no matter who you are. You could be the most competent person in every aspect of your life. Then, something new hits the horizon, and it stops you dead in your tracks. Often, no matter how much we want to acquire the new skill, it takes several “treks up the hill” before we are actually able to grasp and hold on tight to that which is new. It’s human nature, I think.

When it comes to mastering the art of machine embroidery, I’ve had both personal friends and online friends immediately ...

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November 21, 2018
Missing a Deadline from Kim Hanson Quilts

Something crazy happened to me a few weeks back. For the first time ever, I missed a deadline.

Heather McArthur, the editor and publisher of Quilter’s Connection magazine asked me to do a smallish project for the Winter issue of the magazine. She wanted a project featuring some machine embroidery. Naturally, I pounced on the opportunity! I really love working for industry magazines, but especially for Heather.

So, I went about my business as usual. I marked down what I believed to be the deadline on my work calendar and chipped away at my to-do-list. In September, one full ...

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August 10, 2018
Bryn’s “Don’t Bug Me” Garden Apron from Kim Hanson Quilts

 

Welcome everyone. I’m pleased as punch to be back here again with all of you! This time, we are making a summery, sweet and super-easy child’s gardening apron, embroidered with Designs by JuJu’s Bugalicious design set. They are just perfect for this project! This apron is made using laminate for a clean and easy “wipe down” after use, and can be made over the weekend. Why not get started? Your five-year old will love it!

In case you and your child are finished gardening for the season, you can always use this sweet little apron for your ...

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January 3, 2018
Reading Pocket Pillow Tutorial from Kim Hanson Quilts

Welcome to Wednesday everyone! It’s January 3rd and time to get back at it. Whether you’re headed back to work, back to school or back to your sewing room it’s the dawn of a new year. Always, always, always a wonderful time for re-creating, re-discovering and re-organizing. So, why not start off 2018 by grabbing some fabrics from your stash to make your favourite child a Reading Pocket Pillow for their bed? Here’s one and here’s how you make it:

Designs by JuJu has just introduced some wonderful embroidery designs that work oh-so-well when crafting ...

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