How to Make an Ecco Collection Table Runner

For Betty Stoltenburg’s Sewapalooza samples she didn’t quite follow the instructions for the Ecco Table Topper. Her version is a long rectangle instead of a square!


BERNINA Celebrates National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month, and BERNINA is celebrating with a month of free giveaways!


DIY Embellished Checkbook Cover Featuring Circular Embroidery Attachment #83

This fast and fun little embellishment project is the perfect canvas for playing with decorative stitches. So gather your supplies and jump in – you’ll make this in an afternoon!


Easy DIY Quilt Hanging Sleeve – Almost Entirely by Machine!

Do you put off adding sleeves to your quilts because of all the hand stitching? Here’s a clever way to securely add a quilt sleeve almost entirely by machine. Only a few inches of hand-stitching required!


How to Make an Instagram Pillow

I married my need to turn my Instagram photos into functional art and my desire to spruce up my new couch and came up with this Instagram photo pillow DIY project. You don’t have to use Instagram pictures – camera photos are great, too.


Ecco Table Runner Tutorials

How to Make an Ecco Collection Table Runner

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For Betty Stoltenburg’s Sewapalooza samples she didn’t quite follow the instructions for the Ecco Table Topper. Her version is a long rectangle instead of a square!


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BERNINA Celebrates National Sewing Month

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September is National Sewing Month, and BERNINA is celebrating with a month of free giveaways!


DIY Checkbook Cover

DIY Embellished Checkbook Cover Featuring Circular Embroidery Attachment #83

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This fast and fun little embellishment project is the perfect canvas for playing with decorative stitches. So gather your supplies and jump in – you’ll make this in an afternoon!


diy quilt handing sleeve

Easy DIY Quilt Hanging Sleeve – Almost Entirely by Machine!

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Do you put off adding sleeves to your quilts because of all the hand stitching? Here’s a clever way to securely add a quilt sleeve almost entirely by machine. Only a few inches of hand-stitching required!


magnifying lens

How to Use the Magnifier Set Lenses

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It’s easy to thread a sewing machine needle when you have these little lenses to bring everything into focus!


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7 Sewing Tips from an Award-Winning Quilter

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These seven sewing tips are good advice for ALL sewists, not just quilters!


DIY Instagram Pillow

How to Make an Instagram Pillow

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I married my need to turn my Instagram photos into functional art and my desire to spruce up my new couch and came up with this Instagram photo pillow DIY project. You don’t have to use Instagram pictures – camera photos are great, too.


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Made to Create Pillow Featuring Embroidery Machine Applique

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Sweet appliqued birdies flock together on the front of Elva Mungai’s Made to Create pillow, which features Retro Birds Embroidery Collection #21001.


Jewel Box quilt

Quilts Made Modern: The Modern Quilt Studio, Bill Kerr and Weeks Ringle

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Big, bold, simple designs that often use solid colors have become the hallmark of the modern quilts by Bill Kerr and Weeks Ringle or the Modern Quilt Studio, Oak Park, IL (formerly Fun Quilts).


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How to Stitch a Drapery Hem

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The final step in making custom draperies is hemming each panel with a hem that finishes the edge but also adds weight to help the drapery hang well. A deep, double-turned blind hem is the answer.