Trade in to Aurora in May

Join us in our undeniable love for BERNINA Aurora sewing machines. We have been posting about their features for the last few weeks, from buttonholes to the Free Hands System and BERNINA Stitch Regulator, they offer a lot for sewists of all levels. We are thrilled to offer the trade-up to Aurora event May 12-25th. … Continued

Look…no hands!

Did you know you can raise and lower the presser foot on most BERNINAs without using your hands? Did you know you can raise and lower the needle with using your hands either? I know!!! As Elaine from Seinfeld would say, “Shut up!” This first feature is similar to industrial machines. Starting standard with the … Continued

A family of buttonholes

I was playing around the other day on our classroom BERNINA Aurora 440QEs and had a minor revelation. I knew there were buttonhole options but it had never registered how many buttonholes were accessible with the push of a button. The 430 has 6 while the 440QE boasts 7! And that doesn’t even include the … Continued

We have Winners!

What a great weekend and we had celebrating our first Anniversary! We had some wonderful prizes for attendees at the event and lovely comments on the blog. The winner of the blog prize open sewing punch card was Hailey! Bev won the free clean, oil, and adjust and Corrina won the box of tricks including … Continued

Lucky #29

It’s such a beautiful spring Saturday here in Portland and I’m so looking forward to spending the evening with Susan Beal.  Don’t forget tonight is our book signing and sewing party in celebration of Susan’s new book, Modern Log Cabin Quilting. Congratulations to Beth T, our lucky #29!!  You have won a signed copy of … Continued

Spring and Wool with Kata Golda

Every year about this time I start thinking of the perfect little something for my daughter’s Easter baskets. I always want something handmade in there and Spring is just the time for a little something sweet! Kata Golda’s back just in time. You can spend the entire Saturday, April 9th with her, and make all … Continued

Modern Log Cabin Quilting

Susan Beal is absolutely having a moment.  One here in Portland and one on a much larger stage.  She’s got her hands in all sorts of creative projects–Designer Fat Quarter Bundles at Bolt, Quilts for Quake Survivors with Daniela, and all on the heals of her latest creation, Modern Log Cabin Quilting. This is a … Continued