DIY Christmas Elf

We think this cheery little elf is much cuter than the one who sits on shelves! Prop this adorable Santa’s helper next to your sewing machine. If you’re lucky, he might even use a little magic to do some stitching while you sleep!


JOY YoYo Count-Down to Christmas Calendar

Do you realize that Christmas is barely eight weeks away? Fill each yoyo “pouch” of this Counting Down to Christmas Calendar with candy or other small treats, to be opened one each day starting with December 1. When all the treats are gone it’s Christmas Eve!


Share Your Halloween Selfie For a Chance to Win a bernette Chicago 5!

Snap, Tag, Win, it is that easy!
One grand prize winner will win a bernette Chicago 5. Good luck!


Chandelier Quilt Along: Week Three – Quilting

Welcome to the third and final week of our Chandelier Quilt-Along with Lee Heinrich. This week we’ll add the small diamonds at the end of each row and complete the piecing of the quilt top, then quilt it using a machine-sewn scallop design.


DIY Color-Blocked Halloween Candy Corn Pillowcase

Make a pair of candy corn pillowcases to celebrate Halloween!


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It’s Spook-tacular! Free-Standing Lace Haunted House

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Cobwebs, bats, and ghosts gather in and around this spooky – and adorable! – haunted house.


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Chandelier Quilt Along: Week Two – Make the Blocks

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It’s Week 2 of our quilt-along with Lee Heinrich. This week we assemble the blocks for our Chandelier Quilt.


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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.


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How To Decorate For Fall with DIY Fabric Leaves

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What better way to decorate your home for fall than with do-it-yourself fall leaves? We’ve gathered together our favorite fabric fall leaf tutorials, including how to make your own simple leaves from fabrics – and what to do with them.


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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BERNINA (and Schnauzer) Birthday Cake!

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We saw and posted this amazing cake on Facebook before we knew it was made for one of our BERNINA Ambassadors. How cool is that? Leslie Tucker Jenison – artist, writer, and workshop “fun”cilitator – shared the story of this wonderful birthday surprise with us.


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Chandelier Quilt-Along: Week One – Fabric Requirements and Cutting Instructions

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Join Lee Heinrich of Freshly Pieced for Week One of our Chandelier Quilt-Along.


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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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Pink Ribbons and a FREE Download

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Pink isn’t just for little girls, and isn’t just a delicate pastel. We’ve collected a few of our favorite pink projects from around the web, each with a bit of bold pink to remind us that girls – women! – are tough, too.