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.


DIY Lunch Money Wallet

No napkins are required when you send your kids off to school with this sandwich. Instead of packing lunch, stow lunch money in this fun and easy bologna sandwich wallet!


“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 a School Bus Applique Tee or Dress

Young ones will love sporting this fun yellow bus on a basic back-to-school t-shirt or dress. Optional details include side mirrors, windshield wipers, and a personalized license plate.


Steam Punk Pillow Featuring the CrystalWork Tool and Circular Embroidery Attachment

This fabulous steampunk pillow was embellished entirely by machine – yes, even the marker and crystal designs!


DIY back to school sewing projects

15+ DIY Back To School Sewing Projects

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Can you believe it’s almost back to school time again? Time to start pulling together all of those classroom supplies and get organized: here’s some of our favorite free projects to help you stay organized for back to school.


DIY School Bus Applique

How to Make a School Bus Applique Tee or Dress

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Young ones will love sporting this fun yellow bus on a basic back-to-school t-shirt or dress. Optional details include side mirrors, windshield wipers, and a personalized license plate.


DIY Mini Piping

How to Make Mini Piping

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Did you know that the Clear Applique Foot #23 is also great for making mini-piping?


perfect quilt binding

The 80/20 Rule Applied to Quilting: Perfect Bindings

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Have you ever thought what makes an award-winning quilt different from the rest?


Steam Punk Pillow

Steam Punk Pillow Featuring the CrystalWork Tool and Circular Embroidery Attachment

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This fabulous steampunk pillow was embellished entirely by machine – yes, even the marker and crystal designs!


Sew Powerful Purse Project

Sew to Serve Girls with Sew Powerful

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Find a free, downloadable pattern for the Liberty Jane Cross Body Purse to sew to serve young girls in Zambia through Sew Powerful!


DIY 15 Minute Runner

How to Make a 15 Minute Table Runner

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You really can make this table runner in just 15 minutes! Two coordinating fabrics + four straight lines of stitching + a good pressing = new table decor.


BERNINA University 2014

BERNINA University 2014 in Nashville TN

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Can Jo squeeze the education and excitement of BERNINA University 2014 into just 25 photos?


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Made to Create Pillow Featuring Gathering Foot #16 and Button Sew-On Foot #18

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Wide Gathering Foot #16 partners with Button Sew-On Foot #18 to create a uniquely textured and embellished pillow front.


Liola Designs, Molly Cardigan

Sew Your Own Wardrobe Basics

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What’s in YOUR closet? Hangers full of clothes, but nothing to wear? Solve your “What to wear?” quandary by stitching up some custom-fit wardrobe basics from patterns you’ll stitch up again and again.