I’ve been busily (and secretly) working on some spring-time projects. The weather outside is not cooperating with this frame of mind but I have powered through. These will eventually serve as inspiration for tutorials, projects, classes, free mini-classes, and more! I’ve been especially trying to incorporate machine embroidery into everyday home dec items – not… Read more »
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What are you doing this Wednesday? Every 4 years, there is a great chance to do something delightful with February’s special day. February 29th is the perfect time to treat yourself to a fabulous top of the line BERNINA 580, 820 or 830LE! With no interest and equal payments until 2016, next leap year, why… Read more »
Home Dec sewists, interested in a foot that helps easily execute a covered double welt cord? Or a quick way to attach double welt cord to say… a pillow? Interested in couching two decorative cordings? It’s no problem to make single cord piping with this foot either. It’s just that versatile. Take a look at… Read more »
Over the weekend I decided it was time to create my first machine embroidery masterpiece. I have been making moves toward embracing all the magic that is machine embroidery since we became an Excellence Dealer last year. I have admired the little hooped machine embroidery images that Meredith created last year, and now have decided that… Read more »
If you missed our recent free mini class on how to make a super adorable headband on the new 530 or you’ve just been looking for an excuse to take the decorative stitches on your machine out for a spin, here is your chance!
I began sewing in 1987 on my mom’s peachy-brown Singer that she bought for herself brand new in 1967. I think she paid about $70 at the time, which was no easy task being so young and newly wed. That machine taught me basic skills: straight stitch, zig-zag & seam allowances. After college I purchased… Read more »
This coming week we will launch both our biannual classroom sale and the BERNINA financing event. Both events begin this Thursday, These are the same machines that many of you have fallen in love with over the last 5 months. All classroom machines have been meticulously maintained and get a last additional tune-up before they… Read more »
I’ve been working on developing additional Machine Owner classes for all our BERNINA sewists. While I cover the “must-knows” in your initial class, there’s always more to know and especially more presser feet and accessories to play with. Eventually I’d love to have a Needles and Thread session, but for now…Specialty Presser Feet!
Sure you can do pintucks the “hard way,” but why? Pintucks can be created using a combination of two machine accessories, the twin needle and a grooved pintucking presser foot. You frequently see the tucks in multiple parallel rows, which the grooves on the bottom of the presser foot help to align. BERNINA has a… Read more »
Craft Wonderland was wonderful! We meet soooo many awesome people! We were thrilled that such a flood of our lovely customers came by the booth to say hi, give us hugs, and chat about all the fun they have had in classes. We got to see teachers and friends selling their beautiful handmade goods and… Read more »