Make It Yours: 7 Series Hover Feature

This is the first in a series of tips I am sharing with you, proud new owners of BERNINA 7 Series sewing machines, as I discover new and exciting features on my new B 780.


Join the Fun During Our Back to School Pinterest Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win!

It is here, the Back to School season has started and from the little ones to college kids everybody gets in gear to get ready for school! In time for the season join us to pin your favorite Back to School project on Pinterest for a chance to win a fun BERNINA backpack!


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!


“Inspired by Libby” Quilt Exhibit

When invited to make an auction quilt for a special exhibit called Inspired by Libby, Laura Wasilowski responded with an enthusiastic “Of course I will!!” Drawing on Libby Lehman’s Leaves in Living Color for inspiration, she created this beautiful piece of art.


How to Make Realistic-Looking 3-D Tree Rings (and other shapes)

Learn how to create three-dimensional stitched pieces as Barbara Schneider shows how to make molded, free-motion-stitched tree rings.


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Meet BERNINA Ambassador Teri Lucas

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Quilter and teacher Teri Lucas is a frequent contributor to WeAllSew – and one of our many über-talented BERNINA Ambassadors.


How to Digitize Your Own Split-Letter Monogram

How to Digitize Your Own Split Letter Monograms

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It’s surprisingly easy to digitize your own split-letter monogram following Rhea Lucovsky’s excellent instructions. Stitch them on pillows, burlap or linen for framing, blankets, and more for personalized gifts that are sure to be treasured.


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Perfect Patchwork Piecing Tip: Elmer’s School Glue!

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A simple but brilliant tip for perfect piecing.


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How to Sew Buttonholes: FREE Video Tutorial

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What inspires more fear in the hearts of novice – and even practiced – sewists than zippers? Buttonholes!


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Embroidery Basics: How to Make Free-Standing Lace

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Creating free-standing lace with the embroidery machine is one of those techniques that look very difficult to create, but are really SO easy!


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Meet Julie Eilber of Jet Set Sewing

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Meet Julie Eilber, one of our newest WeAllSew Experts.On her blog, JetSetSewing.com, she shares the pleasures and pitfalls of working with vintage patterns, reconstructing Chanel-style jackets, and creating copies of garments by designers such as Charles James, Elsa Schiaparelli, Madame Vionnet and Claire McCardell.


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Quilting Basics: Is It Hand Quilted or Machine Quilted?

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Get the look of hand-quilting without all the handwork – using your sewing machine! The hand-look quilting stitch or mock quilting stitch creates the look of a hand-sewn running stitch without all the work. The secret? A special stitch and invisible thread!


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Seemingly Seamless Quilting

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Paula Nadelstern shares her secret for camouflaging seams in her kaleidoscope quilts.


Swiss Edition

Pin It For A Chance To Win The BERNINA 530 Swiss Edition!

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This great BERNINA 530 Swiss Edition can be yours! Choose your favorite B 530 SE image and pin it with a chance to win this new addition to the BERNINA family.


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4 Favorite Needle Info Links

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Finding good information on sewing machine needles can be like, well, finding a needle in a haystack!