Kantan Couture Beading Embroidery

Bead Embroidery from Clover

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A quick reminder: Today’s the last day to enter our Embroidery Essentials Giveaway! See the link below for details:

http://cloverusa.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/embroidery-essentials-giveaway/

Along with our embroidery stitching tools, Clover carries “Kantan Couture” bead embroidery tools. Which is an old art of embroidery, using a fine hook on a fine cloth stretched in a frame known as “Tambour”. Watch a quick demonstration on how this tool creates beautiful motifs using sequins and beads. A more detailed instructional video is also available on Clover’s YouTube page.

Have you started working on any embroidery projects yet? Share your projects using #cloverfan

Embroidery Essentials Giveaway

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Embroidery is a relaxing and fairly easy and inexpensive craft to do. You use needle and thread to add decorative stitches to your fabric or textile of choice. We love the fun and creative patterns from our friends at Sublime Stitching. Not only are these unique patterns available for purchase but you will also find detailed hand embroidery tutorials from Jenny Hart. The Sublime Stitching team offers many great resources such as tricks, techniques, and great tutorials. under_the_seaThe “Under the Sea” pattern is on it’s way to being a completed work of wall art. sublime_stitchingNext project, “Craft-opia” pattern! If you’re worried you won’t get the hang of hand embroidery, you’ll find that at Sublime Stitching the encouragement is positive and genuine.

Ready to get started with hand embroidery? Clover carries a full line of Embroidery Tools. We hope that you’ll be inspired to take up the craft of hand embroidery and to help get you on your way is an Embroidery Essentials Giveaway!

Enter for a chance to win a prize package of:

  • 7″ Clover Embroidery Hoop
  • 4″ Clover Embroidery Hoop
  • Clover Ultimate Scissors
  • Tracing Paper “Clover Chacopy”
  • Gold Eye Embroidery Needles
  • Embroidery Threader
  • Iron-On Transfer Pen in Red & Blue
  • Tracer Pen

INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ENTER

Use the Rafflecopter link below for instructions on how to enter this giveaway:
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Wrap ‘n Fuse Round Up

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Wrap ‘n Fuse Round Up – Add a sparkle of color to your home with fun projects using our Wrap ‘n Fuse Piping!

Wrap ‘n Fuse piping allows you to create piping in minutes. Simply wrap the piping with fabric, press to fuse, and your piping is complete. You’re definitely not limited with choices when it comes to Wrap ‘n Fuse piping, any fabric of your choice will work.

Piping is used for a variety of reasons and it’s always fun to come up with a new project or new way to use Wrap ‘n Fuse piping. Make coasters, trivets, and an oval mat as a hostess or housewarming gift. Instructions for this project can be found HERE.

Trace ‘n Create a Lone Star Table Topper

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The Trace ‘n Create Quilt Templates:  Lone Star collection creates four different sizes 12″, 24″, 32″, and a super sized 36″ block. The greatest feature about creating a lone star quilt with these templates is that all seams are straight stitched. No pivoting is required.

Watch as Nancy Zieman walks you through each step on creating a lone star quilt block.

 

 

 

 

 

Let’s Make An E-Tablet & Paper Tablet Keeper

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If you received a tablet during the holidays try adding a personalized touch by creating your own unique holder for it with Clover’s Trace n Create templates by Nancy Zieman.   Now’s the perfect time to get a new project started, the Trace ‘n Create templates allow you to make this project in no time.

You’ll be able to make personalized tablet keepers for a variety of models and styles. Nancy notes, “Now you can write, read, or email in style!”

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Get more inspiration on our Pinterest page:

http://www.pinterest.com/cloverusa/e-tablet-keeper-designs/

Be sure to share your finished projects with us using #cloverfan

Amour Steel Crochet Hooks: Crocheted Envelope with Flower

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Our new Steel Crochet Hooks make it easier than ever to crochet with threads and beads. These crochet hooks are available in seven different sizes ranging from 0.60mm-1.75mm. We recently introduced this new line of crochet hooks at TNNA Winter and the CHA Mega Show and received a great response. You can crochet for a longer period of time because of the unique shape of the elastomer rubber handles. These handles are designed for comfortable stress free manipulation and reduced fatigue. Clover’s designer Fran Ortmeyer created this beautiful envelope with a flower embellishment. Use it to hold jewelry, money, or gifts.

Instructions for this Crocheted Envelope with Flower can be found on our website.

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