overlocked inner corner - serger tip

How to Pivot Around an Inside Corner with your Overlocker/Serger

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WIth a sewing machine it’s easy to pivot around a corner – just drop the needle, raise the foot, and spin the fabric. But can it be done with an overlocker? Sure it can!


Hankie Scarves - WeAllSew

Pretty Upcycled Vintage Hankie Scarf Pattern Give-Away

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Take a peek at the pretty scarf Jo made from part of her vintage handkerchief collection, and enter to win the Indygo Junction e-pattern PLUS a $25 gift certificate for more.


Machine Quilting Tips and Techniques

New Video Series: Machine Quilting Tips & Techniques

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Be sure to check out the new Machine Quilting Tips & Techniques video series from Quilters Newsletter Magazine TV, starring our very own Connie Fanders! Click to view the first video: Quilting Features to Consider in a Sewing Machine.


5 tips for quilt photography

5 Tips for Taking Great Pictures of Your Quilt

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Whether you use a digital single lens reflex camera, left, or a “point-and-shoot” camera, right, it is possible to get great pictures of your quilt or sewing project.


landscape quilting with Nancy Prince

How to Quilt a Landscape Quilt

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Quilting a landscape quilt is totally different from quilting a traditional quilt!! Remove all thoughts of feathers and crosshatching – you have to think terrain for the quilting to be effective.


BERNINA Magnifier Set

My New Favorite Notion: My Magnifier Set

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Maybe you don’t need new glasses after all ;-) Take a peek at Annie Smith’s new favorite machine accessory – a magnifier set.


Tips for Sewing with Kids

Making a Pillowcase with Adam: Tips for Sewing with Kids

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I had the great pleasure of sewing with my own son, Adam, this past weekend and documented (with his permission) our experience.


Pintuck Feet: Free Video Tutorial

How to Sew Pintucks: Free Video Tutorial

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Spring is officially here, so warmer weather is – we hope! – on the way. Spring and summer are the perfect time for elegant pintucked blouses and baby clothes.


Costumes for Singing in the Rain

Singing in the Rain – Sewing Costumes with a Backstage Mom

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Sewing costumes is quite different from sewing couture! Linda Teufel shares some insights gained while stitching costumes for a local high school production of Singing In the Rain.


I've Got a Notion: Glass Head Pins

I’ve Got a Notion: Ten Reasons I Love Glass Head Pins

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I love my glass head pins! Let me tell you about them…