Quilting & Fabric Decorating Blog

Welcome to the Colchester Mill Fabrics Blog! This is the place to learn about new products in store, quilting classes, sewing classes, crafting classes as well as knitting and crocheting classes in CT. Check out our upcoming events. Look for links to free downloadable patterns to coordinate with new products and even links to things you always wanted to know about but never thought to ask. See All Events & Classes
Make Your Own Zippered Book Clutch

Make Your Own Zippered Book Clutch

Zippered Book Clutch Materials -An Old Hardcover Book, (about 8.5″ by 5″ with a 1″ to 1.25″ spine is best)-Heat and Bond-Fabric, (either scraps or 1/4 yard cut)-Archival Glue, (pva is a great choice)-Brush for Glue-Thick Metal Zipper, (20"-24″ length preferred)-X-Acto...

Quilting Class – Paper Piecing Tulips

Quilting Class – Paper Piecing Tulips

Karen teaching paper piecing to a great group of ladies yesterday. Everyone's tulips are so pretty. Want to learn to paper piece? We have 3 spaces available for our March 25th class. Call or stop in to sign up. Karen teaching paper piecing to a great group of ladies...

Healthy Sewing Habits For Quilters & Crafters

Healthy Sewing Habits For Quilters & Crafters

Back pain or shoulder pain from prolonged sitting can plague sewers and quilters alike if we don't take the time to take a break and check our posture from time-to-time. This excellent article on healthy sewing tips from Cluck Cluck Sew is my favorite article to...

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