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Frosty Stars – Little Box of Sunshine

We’ve been busy working on our latest Little Box of Sunshine and Bag of Moonshine! Curious? Watch the trailer to find out more. Our Sunshine and Moonshine boxes and bags help you to build your thread stash, learn new line designs and create a nice stack of machine quilted postcards to send out to your family and friends. The Basic Box we call it the kitty. for £19.99 + postage you get: a 2,000 yd. cone of Fantastico Pixi Dust machine quilting thread from Superior Threads a  ...

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Little Box of Sunshine, Machine Quilting frames, sewing machines, Threads

Tricks & Treats in our Pumpkin Patch Sunshine Box

Our Pumpkin Patch Sunshine Boxes and Moonshine Bags have gone out this month. It was exciting for us to come full circle and complete one year of Sunshine Box tutorials! We were able to send out this wonderful fabric from Windham Fabrics by Dinara Mirtalipova called Mischief Night. We used the Fantastico Citrus Grove thread to circle from pumpkin to pumpkin, outlining the shapes and looping on to the next. Embellishing a pattern already printed in the fabric is a great way to create  ...

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Window Pumpkins Half-term Sewing Project

Get the kids sewing with this Window Pumpkin project. It’s half-term and this pumpkin project is a perfect opportunity to give your kids a go on your sewing machine. We call these window or stained glass pumpkins because we hang them in the window and the sun shining through makes them glow. At night time we can get the same effect by putting them on a lampshade. Here’s a simple tutorial for making the pumpkins together with your kids. The whole project comes together quickly  ...

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