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Hello Quilting! - 6 Essential Quilting Tools for Beginners!

Comfy, cozy and warm... these are the words I remember when somebody mentions Quilts. Colorful fluffy square pieces of cloth that makes me sleepy just by thinking about it! My first hands on experience on quilting was when I was still in high school. It was a project in one of our arts and crafts sessions. Armed only with scissors, a sewing kit and a few yards of colorful cloth, we dived right in and had fun making a quilt made out of 9 crudely cut cloth squares.  After making more than a hundred quilts from then till now, I always set my washing machine to wash on its gentle setting to make sure I don't damage my beloved quilts....

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Finding your Inspiration - "Evolution of My Art" by DINO TOMIC

There is magic every time an artist holds his pencil and starts drawing on a blank piece of paper. There are simply no boundaries and limits to what an artist can do!  Artists pour out their emotions and feelings on canvas and these emotions can be understood by those admiring their creations. This is the way how we communicate, our way of expression and interpretation of life. Art is our passion. We don't feel time when we are deeply focused on our creations. It brings us ultimate joy when we've finished our piece. It's common for artists to spend hundreds of hours in honing and improving their art. Whether it be through pencil, oil, pastel, tattoo, airbrush or digital art,...

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Sewing Basics: How to sew a button, 4 SIMPLE steps!

I bet everyone has experienced a wardrobe malfunction one or twice in their lives. A small rip, an unexpected tear here and there ... or a button popping out at the worst possible time. Its a funny joke to tell, but it isn't amusing at all if it happens to you! Putting back a button is easy right? Well,...is it? Let's review how to sew that button back to it's proper place by using our Essential Travel Sewing Kit by Evergreen Art Supply. This kit is designed for our customers to get the best bang for the buck that includes high quality sewing items for your use. All the essentials you need for those repairs are included in this handy...

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Sewing Scissors: 5 Facts You NEED to Know Before Buying

  As a little girl, I remember spending whole afternoons playing inside my grandma’s room, listening to her motorized sewing machine and admiring her watermelon pin cushions.     She was always very busy with her hands, knitting, sewing and creating all sorts of drapes and pillow covers for the house. My grandma always reminded me to only look but never touch any of her stuff. I knew that the needles, pins, razors and scissors were off limits, and as colorful as they were, I did not dare to touch them as a child! My grandma had a big shiny pair of sewing scissors that was the centerpiece of her workplace. Every time she reached for them, everything else stopped and...

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001 - The Story of it All - Get to Know Frank and Learn How Evergreen Art Supply Came To Be

How did it all start? Let me introduce myself. I am Frank Garcia, the founder of Evergreen Art Supply. I'm going to give you a quick insight into the story of what lead up to how this company came to be. First I can say me and my entire family enjoy just about every medium of art you can imagine. From drawing, seamstressing, pyrography, painting, jewelry making, typography, portraits, photography, quilting, sketching, woodworking, even to auto-upholstery, tattoos and graffiti. I think back to the earliest I can remember this heavy art influence impacting me. As a kid growing up in Seattle, Washington, my mother attended the local Art Institute, and I watched her always working on her most recent projects. I...

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