BLOGS

My First BERNINA: Dianna’s Story

I learned to see on a treadle machine when in grammar school.   My Nanna taught me to sew and then I found my own way.   I finally got my own machine from Sears and I still have that machine.   I’m now looking for a new one and I dream only of getting […]

My First BERNINA: Clare’s Story

My grandma gifted me her old Bernina sewing machine last summer when I enrolled in Parsons School of Design’s “Fashion Industry Essentials” certificate program.  I taught myself how to use the machine and made a simple, elegant blouse for my final project.  I ended up with a passing grade and I received my certificate shortly […]

My First BERNINA: Lindsey’s Story

My mom taught me to sew on her ancient Bernina machine that still ran like a dream. First she taught me how to sew straight seams, then patch quilt blocks, and I can still remember how proud I was when I finished my first pillow!

My First BERNINA: Janet’s Story

I am happy to share my Bernina story.  I was in a small shop with my 20 year old machine that I recently had tuned up and clean (not a Bernina), and the shop owner could see that I was getting frustrated that the thread kept breaking and the stitches were looking uneven.  She said, […]

My First BERNINA: Codey’s Story

I was inspired my friend having a baby. I found a pillow book that was just too cute and she had to have it, so a couple YouTube videos later the pillow book was constructed and I loved doing it! Since then I’ve explored some quilting and baby clothing mostly as gifts. 🙂

My First BERNINA: Wanda’s Story

Was about twenty years ago, from Oakville sewing. Lost it in a fire. First thing I bought was another Bernina, also from Linda at Oakville sewing. Later the third one. Still hoping to have another some day, so I can embroider and quilt squares at the same time. Always great service, and advice from Linda. […]