Every other week, we profile one of our customers to find out a little bit about their sewing life. This week the MD Sewist Spotlight is on Lauren King.
It’s June and in Oregon we’re still not entirely in summer yet. We have seen some bursts of sun and pleasant weather, so I know it’s just around the corner. I wanted to get a jump on summer sewing and recently have been highly productive. A Colette Peony has finally been completed, plus a simple … Continued
The much anticipated Summer Classroom Machine Sale starts tomorrow! You can be the proud owner of a BERNINA 530, BERNINA 350PE, or BERNINA 800DL Serger. All of these machines have been used in the classroom for the last few months, but are available to you with all the features of a brand new machine: warranty, MyBERNINA … Continued
A few weeks back, Erica, Amy and I all bought dress forms. The thing is, when you get a dress form, RARELY does it fit your exact dimensions. A custom made dress form will run you well over $1000, so instead, our dear Amy Alan taught Erica and me how to customize our dress forms … Continued
We all have presser feet that we wouldn’t sew without. While I have (what I consider) the perfect assortment of feet for my old-style-using 1008, I had to consider what to re-buy for my new shiny 580. The obvious–#10 Edgestitch, #35 Invisible Zipper, #50 Walking foot. But the first foot I purchased was the Bulky … Continued
One of the best things I have ever done to increase my sewing skills is sewing for my kids. I think it was particularly useful for a few reasons. First, I tend to make two of the same thing, one for each girl. We all know that repeating a pattern/project helps us become a better … Continued
Every other week, we profile one of our customers to find out a little bit about their sewing life. This week the MD Sewist Spotlight is on Chuck Hof.
I saw this pillow a while back, and since I’m not much of a crocheter, it sits on my pin board unstitched. I figured some day I would stitch it out on the BERNINA 580E or another sexy embroidery machine to make quick work of the sweet pillow.
Hope you are all midway through your weekend fun. We are closed Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day and to spend some time with our fabulous families. See you Tuesday!
Ever since I moved my sewing studio from my light-filled but tiny sunroom to our LARGEST bedroom (jealous?), I have been on a quest to find the perfect balance between functionality and organization. I find that some of the most organized rooms look sterile and not used like a good studio should be. There needs … Continued