I am absolutely in love with Clover’s Trace & Create Quilt Templates. They come in a couple different designs — the uber traditional Lone Star and Hexagon patterns. Both templates make these more advanced designs a lot simpler and frankly, more likely to use.
Tools and Notions
When I was recently working on a set of spring pillows, I wanted to have a simple one-color design with an oversized motif. My idea was to complement and tone down the brighter colors and complex piecing of the others in the set. We had just sold an 830E and with it went the Jumbo … Continued
Part of what we’re happy to provide to our BERNINA machine owners is quality education. It starts with your first Machine Owner Class where we cover the basics–proper threading, buttonhole making, memory functions, Temporary Altered Stitch Memory, plus more! But your machine can do so much more and I’d love for you to join me … Continued
Take the pain out of mindless gathering and give the #16 Gathering Foot a try!
I would say that the process of making a quilt can be broken down to 4 stages: design, piecing, quilting and finally binding. I thoroughly enjoy designing and piecing quilts. It’s comparable to putting together a giant colorful puzzle. I love the way a print is transformed when you cut it down to size and … Continued
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 … Continued
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’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 … Continued
For all those with sewists in your life, here are a few of our favorite tools that we think would make great gifts or stocking stuffers. (Feel free to forward along to the gift buyers in your life!) Bernina Button Sew-On Foot, #18. Like magic, it works with your machine to sew buttons on in … Continued