Solving Problems at the Pressing Station Seminar

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The Sewing & Stitchery Expo has something for every sewing and quilting enthusiast and sew much more!

Attend quality educational SEMINARS taught by national teachers, be inspired at the STYLE SHOWS showcasing the latest fashions, and SHOP from more than 400 booths to find everything for sewing: fabrics, notions, specialty yarns, threads, patterns, books, machine embroidery designs, home décor items and the list goes on!

You will be surrounded by creativity and inspiration at each step! This ANNUAL event is not to be missed.

https://www.sewexpo.com/index.htm

Come see Clover at Sew Expo Booth 937 & 939 and attend Joan Hawley’s Seminar, Solving Problems at the Pressing Station…  

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Tool School Weaving Sticks

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What is it? – Stick weaving is a traditional art form made modern by Clover with Weaving Sticks. Just how old it is no one can truly say. Not even Wikipedia knows for sure when or where it came to be. There is little doubt that this simple method of weaving was initially utilitarian by nature intended primarily for making clothing and other needed implements by ancient ancestors. Weaving Sticks are so simple to use that anyone, regardless of age, ability or skill level, can create beautiful and useful woven items. Techniques, materials and imagination make anything you can imagine possible and all of it very personal to the creator. It’s faster than knitting or crochet and just as portable. With Clover’s Weaving Sticks, creativity can truly be at anyone’s finger tips at all times.

What does it do? – Weaving with Weaving Sticks is a very simple technique in which the weaver selects both warp and weft from a wide variety of materials. Yarns of any shape and size, fabric strips, leather or plastic braiding, cording or any combination of those materials provide an unending selection of creative mediums. The warp materials are threaded through holes in the base of each weaving stick and can be any length. The first weft strip is a knot tied around a single weaving stick. Then simply weave over and under, back and forth until the desired project length is achieved. The width is controlled by using two or more of the six sticks provided in each kit. For more width, a darning needle is supplied to enable the attachment of parallel horizontal rows. Weaving Sticks are available in two sizes, thick and thin. Choose the size that best suits your creative intent. Here’s an idea! Load several beads onto the weft yarn before starting your project and then feed them into the weaving project for a truly unique, defining appearance.

Watch Tool School Here!

On the Road….. To Bead True Blue 2015

Clover on the Road….. To Bead True Blue 2015

Clover is on the road all year long spreading the word on our latest and greatest. This week the Clover team is heading to To Bead True Blue in Tucson, AZ. Visit us at Booth 231-232. As always, we’ll be providing hands on demonstrations on some of our newest products including the Mini Beading Loom and Mini Flower Loom. Check out some inspiration on these new items below.

We’ve updated our tradeshow calendar, you can follow along throughout the year:          2015  Tradeshow Calendar

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Pendant made with Clover’s Mini Beading Loom

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Necklace made with Clover’s Mini Flower Loom