What Do You Do With…Blender Prints?

Welcome to a new series here on the Pink Castle Fabrics blog, “What Do I Do With…” which aims to help quilters and sewists learn about fabrics, substrates, notions, techniques, and more! Today, we start with a simple one: what do you do with blender prints? When a┬ámaterial lists for patterns recommend some of your fabric be blender prints,what does this mean?

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Introducing Anna Maria Horner’s Conservatory Fabric

There is a lot of fabric out there in the quilting world, and it can be hard for artists to stand out from the crowd. Anna Maria Horner seeks to change that with her new project, Conservatory. Since its launch at spring 2018 Quilt Market in Portland, Oregon, this new initiative from Anna Maria and Free Spirit Fabrics has the quilt world buzzing with excitement.

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Do I Need a Heavy Duty (HD) Machine?

One of the questions I get asked the most often is whether or not a heavy duty and/or all mechanical machine is better than a standard sewing machine. Many people find the concept of a heavy duty (HD) machine very appealing, but aren’t sure if it’s necessary for their style of sewing.

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Free Tutorial: Reusable Makeup Remover Wipes

Recently, Brenda was searching for some easy ways to be a little more environmentally friendly every day. These little reusable makeup remover wipes are the perfect solution to those convenient but wasteful makeup remover wipes. Make up a dozen or two of these squares, then use one every night with a bit of your favorite facial cleanser.

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