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My First BERNINA: Coralie’s Story

It was my 40th birthday. I woke up, got dressed and headed to work, as usual. The day seemed to drag by. I got the typical “Happy Birthday” from coworkers and typical text messages from friends. I was just looking forward to a quiet evening with my family, eating takeout. When I got home, to […]

10 Common Sewing Mistakes to Avoid

10 Common Sewing Mistakes to Avoid

Informative article by Maris Olsen from Craftsy on 10 common sewing mistakes you can easily avoid: There is just no way around it; mastering the art of sewing is a big undertaking. A good rule of thumb to help you achieve success is to start small and gradually add new skills to increase your sewing confidence. Take classes, join sewing groups, […]

Top 5 Timesavers for Busy Sewists & Quilters

Top 5 Timesavers for Busy Sewists & Quilters

Amy DeCesare from Amy Made That! and the eamylove shop is here with her Top 5 Timesavers for Busy Sewists & Quilters! We’re all busy people… Our jobs, family and friends keep us on the go. People are always asking us how we make time for sewing and creating. Here are some suggestions for getting the most out of […]

Why Your Kids Should Learn to Sew

Why Your Kids Should Learn to Sew

Like the little mice from Disney’s Cinderella, I love to sew. I still remember the first dress I ever made—a peach and cream flowered sundress that my mom helped me sew when I was nine years old. Sewing is a skill I’m grateful to have—there’s always something that needs mending!

Pin Point

Pin Point

Here is a great article to help you select the right pin for you from Heirloom Creations:

Pins are a sewer’s necessity. Mom always said, You have to pin before you sew. As a child, I hated pinning, but throughout my sewing years, I have come realize that pinning is a fact of life. For the best results, pinning is a requirement.