The day arrived for the first fitting of the wedding dress. Of course I had to make the test dress pink, since her very first wedding dress was a pink satin that I made when she was five years old. Since Jessica didn’t want embroidery on her wedding dress, I decided to place some on the test dress.
Bonnie Kimbrough sent this photo of her super-cute Easter table topper, made from Amanda Murphy’s free tutorial. Bonnie’s new to free-motion quilting; This is a nice project for practicing free-motion stitching skills, as the stitches don’t need to follow any particular line or design. Great job, Bonnie!
Amy Millsaps, who works at Raintree Quilting in Juneau, Alaska, sent me this picture of the beautiful Paris wallhanging she composed in DesignWorks software. She combined clipart and embroidery files from BERNINA Embroidery Software 6, OESD Flourish Fancy pack #12224, and the Rose Gown Applique and Paintwork design from DesignWorks Sampler 1 for a lovely montage
As Sewing Celebrity Amanda Murphy of Amanda Murphy Designs has been exploring with her BERNINA 780 E, she has created some of the most beautiful projects. Amanda has even put together videos for each project using her Medallion, Harlequin and Fizz patterns. Enjoy!
I was lucky enough to witness two beautiful weddings for two lovely brides this summer. One was my niece and the other a very special friend’s daughter. A bridal purse seemed like the right thing to make for each of these wonderful young women.
It’s August! Do you know what you’re sewing for the holidays? Ornaments, place settings, quilts, totes, special outfits… Many of us are still in the middle of hot summers, so here’s something to help put us in the mood: photos of a “Merry Christmas” banner made by Glenda Hulet, Sew What BERNINA, Beaumont, Texas. Don’t