free motion stitching

How to Draw Flowers with Free-Motion Stitching

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Here’s a fun little exercise to help build your free-motion stitching skills.


FreeMotionQuiltingFoot

Learning Free Motion Quilting with BERNINA!

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Free-motion quilting can allow you endless possibilities in adding texture and design to your quilting projects. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to free-motion quilt but aren’t sure where to start, check out all of our BERNINA tips, tutorials, and projects to get you started.


needles, thread

How to Pair Thread Weight with Needle Size

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How many times have you been quilting, thread painting or for that matter working on any machine project and the thread keeps shredding, breaking or skipping threads? The most likely culprit to your dilemma is the wrong size needle that is paired with the thread you are using.


cameras

How to Select the Right Digital Cameras for Stitchers

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This is gift season, and many of my students want to know, what is the best camera to give or receive for a fabric artist? A camera is a tool and like a sewing machine, it enables us to fulfill our creative vision. The better the tool, the easier it is to take a picture or stitch a project.


tailor tack fringe

Made to Create Pillow Featuring Tailor Tack Foot #7

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Another pillow in the Made to Create accessory series, this one featuring Tailor Tack Foot #7 and fringed details.


machine quilting needles

Quilting Basics: Machine Quilting Needles

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Machine Quilting needles are made especially for piecing and machine quilting. They are one of several items that contribute to an excellent outcome.


stabilizer tip

Embroidery Basics: Tip for Storing Stabilizer Information Sheets

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Here’s a trick for keeping stabilizer information sheets neatly stored right with the stabilizer roll where they will be easy to find every time you need them.


leather roller foot

DIY JumboTrim with Leather Roller Foot #55

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Leather Roller Foot #55 is definitely one of the most unusual looking presser feet in the BERNINA collection but it’s also one of the most fun to use!


straight stitch plate

Simple Tip for Better Piecing and Quilting: Use a Straight Stitch Plate

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The straight stitch plate for your machine is one of the very best accessories to help improve machine piecing and machine quilting.


sewing machine needles

Tips for Selecting the Correct Needle Type and Size for Your Project

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Super tips from Deborah Cacciamani, BERNINA Educator, on selecting the best needle and thread combination for your sewing projects.