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New 90″ Wide Batting

Say hello to our new 90″ width batting, now available at your local Walmart!  Our Nature’s Touch™ & Quilter’s Touch™ batting is the same high-quality batting you’ve come to love with a brand new width. A typical queen-sized quilt is 90″ x 108″. When you buy 3 yards you’ll have enough for a queen…How handy is that?

Pellon® Nature’s Touch™ 100% Natural Cotton Batting w/Scrim – 90″ width
Nature’s Touch™ 100% Natural Cotton Batting with scrim is made of 100% Ultra Clean Cotton fibers which provide softness and durability. Quilters and crafters trust and love natural cotton due to the time proven qualities it lends to all projects. Cotton shrinks 3-5% [pre-soak as needed). The lightweight and soft stabilizing scrim binder provides strength and allows for a stitching area of up to 8-10″ apart.

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Suggested projects:
bigbuckettote   pixelpillow   bestbib   floatingfourpatch
[L to R: Big Bucket Tote by Jennifer Mathis, Pixel Pillow by Kati Spencer, Best Bib on the Block by Kim Niedzwiecki, Floating Four Patch by Connie Watkins]

Pellon® Nature’s Touch™ 100% White Cotton Batting w/Scrim – 90″ width
Nature’s Touch™ 100% Natural Cotton Batting with scrim is made of 100% Ultra Clean Cotton fibers which provide softness and durability. White cotton is ideal for light colored quilts as it reduces the risk of show-through. Cotton shrinks 3-5% [pre-soak as needed). The lightweight and soft stabilizing scrim binder provides strength and allows for a stitching area of up to 8-10″ apart.

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Suggested projects:
snowchick   divideandconquer
[L: Snowflake the Snow Chick by Anjeanette Klinder, R: Divide and Conquer Quilt by Elizabeth Dackson]

Pellon® Quilter’s Touch® 100% Polyester Batting – 90″ width
Quilter’s Touch™ 100% Polyester Batting is soft yet durable and provides an ideal loft that quilters and crafters trust and love. Siliconized Polyester has time proven features that provide loft and definition to projects.  Polyester shrinks 0-3% [no need to pre-soak]. The lightweight and soft stabilizing scrim binder gives strength and allows for a stitching area of up to 4″ apart.

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Suggested projects:
picnicbag   sweetandtiny
[L: Picnic Bag & Blanket by Beverly McCullough, R: Sweet & Tiny Keychain by Emily Lang]

Questions? Ask us!! Ready to get started? Find your local Walmart and grab your supplies now!

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Back to School — Pellon® & Birch Fabrics

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We’re super excited about today’s post as it marks a fabulous new relationship with Birch Fabrics. We love their collections and are especially taken with Fort Firefly by Teagan White. The colors are perfect for the coming Fall season and the illustrations hint at fairytales and wonder. We’ve got a fun project coming for you later this week with a few of these fabulous prints, but were also thrilled to collaborate with Birch on another project by one of their designers, Christina McKinney.

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Not only are these little nested fabric bins adorable, they are incredibly functional. They would be perfect to spruce up your office, for extra storage in the baby’s room, for special events and more. Christina’s tutorial is super easy to follow and uses a simple combo of Fort Firefly fabrics and Pellon® 809 Décor-Bond®.

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For the full tutorial, visit the Birch Fabrics blog here. We’d love to see what you make, so be sure to post a photo on our Facebook page OR share with our ‘Made with Pellon®‘ flickr group!

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Screen Shot 2013-09-04 at 2.44.33 PMBirch Fabrics was created in an effort to provide an environmentally friendly cotton alternative to the quilting and crafting community. We at Birch Fabrics believe that the sustainability of our planet begins with consciousness, and can be successful with real action. That’s why our fabric is produced from 100% organic cotton, and printed with low impact dyes.

Birch Fabrics, mixes retro style with whimsical juvenile accents that lend themselves perfectly to nursery bedding, while still being sophisticated enough for pillows on your sofa, or curtains in your craft room.

Learn more about Birch Fabrics and stay apprised of updates by visiting their blog:
www.birchfabrics.blogspot.com

[text taken from the Birch Fabrics website]

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Welcome!

Welcome to Pellon Projects™! We are SO excited to finally have a creative outlet through which to promote the quilters, sewers and crafters that we so dearly love. If you haven’t had a chance, head to our full website to explore the wide variety of projects available for free download. The projects are contributed by artisans who love Pellon® products. They make beautiful things and share them with us so that we can share them with you! We hope that the site will serve as a source of inspiration for you, your friends and your family. Have a question about a project or one of our talented artists? Let us know. Interested in becoming a Pellon Projects™ artist? We’re always looking for new talent, so drop us a line here!

More than anything, we want to hear what you think. Tell us about your favorite fabrics, interfacings, sewing machines and more. What about crafting and quilting gets you excited? Who inspired you to get started? We love a good story!!