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How to make a Scallop Edge

Scallop Edge Instructions © by Sandy Kiester USA – April 2017 Photos provided by Mia Swafford Items used in preparing to mark and stitch a scallop edge. Spray adhesive, pencil or pen, scissors, rotary cutter and cutting mat if you … Continue reading

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The Winners of our March Easter Sew-a-long

What a wonderful group we have had for our March Sew-a-long. It is by far the largest group we have ever had at 4265 members. Thank you to everyone who has participated and posted a photo or many photos Thank … Continue reading

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Easter Competition- Win a $100 Sweet Pea gift voucher and the winner is …..

Guess how many yummy Chocolate Easter eggs there are in the vase before Emma and Alyssa eat them all. We had 1705 entries and our 222nd entry received had the correct guess of 350 eggs. Congratulations Yvonne Brockmeier you have … Continue reading

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How to trim applique on your in the hoop machine embroidery project

A well trimmed applique can be the difference between a good project and a fantastic one. Applique in your Sweet Pea project The applique used in our Sweet Pea in the hoop projects differ to ‘pre cut’ applique where the … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea Easter in the hoop sew-a-long

Our March Easter Sew-a-long  has now started and will run for 3 weeks…9 th to 31st March (Australian time) Our spring or Easter basket could also be made as a tote bag with different strap placement.  This basket has 6 … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day- machine embroidery designs made in the hoop- discount codes ( now expired)

Hawaiian hearts mugrug 5×7 6×10 and 7×12 in the hoop machine embroidery designs This is a mugrug with lovely quilting detail for the 5×7, 6×10 and 7×12 hoops. The mugrug requires only one hooping and it is completely finished requiring … Continue reading

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February Sew-a-long, in the hoop, machine embroidery ( now finished)

It is love month @ Sweet Pea so it is fitting that our sew-a-long project this month is our new release the “Heart Patchwork Bag” It is a fabulous handbag design ITH in the hoop machine embroidery design. There are … Continue reading

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