How to Make a Wedges Pillowcase

This weekend is the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge “24-hour Sew a Thon,” and WeAllSew has a fun new pillowcase pattern from Ebony Love for the occasion. Don’t forget to log your pillowcase contributions!


How to Make a Modernista Tote Bag

Travel in style wherever you go with this pretty and practical tote bag, whether you’re boarding a plane, rushing to a meeting, or just heading to the grocery store. Big enough to hold your purse and other essentials without overflowing, this roomy tote bag adds a cheery pop of color to any wardrobe.


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.


BERNINA Celebrates National Sewing Month!

It’s week three of our celebration of September as National Sewing Month, join us for a chance to win a BERNINA back pack filled with goodies!


Fair Isle Pillow Tutorial

Thinking of starting your holiday sewing? This Nordic-inspired pillow will look great on your couch this holiday season, and it’s the perfect complement to Lee’s Fair Isle Christmas quilt pattern.


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How to Make a Billboard Messenger Bag – by Stacy Schlyer for WeAllSew


Looking for a sturdy way to tote your books around town? This messenger fits the bill! It’s roomy enough to hold your belongings, even when you’re carrying a heavy load. The secret? Recycled billboard material!


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How to Make a Snuggly Owl


Know a little one who’s afraid of the dark? Then this friendly night owl is the perfect plush pal to watch over them. Use their favorite fabrics and colors to create a whole nest full of unique bird buddies they’ll be sure to give a hoot about!


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How to Make a Pacifier Pocket – by Ashley Johnston for WeAllSew


End the hunt for your baby’s binky! This handy, easy-to-make pacifier pocket keeps the pacifier handy and, just as important to fastidious moms, clean. When the crying starts, you’re only a snap away from contentment.


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An Old Dog Learns a New Trick About French Seams


A French seam is a seam within a seam. Lezette — a BERNINA National Artisan and designer for the Children’s Corner, taught French seams the same way for over 30 years, until a student suggested an alternative technique. See how easy they are to stitch using these simple steps!


Stay warm and stylish this season with a scarf project that takes less than an hour to sew, but looks like it took a long time to knit.

How to Make an Infinity Scarf


Endlessly stylish, infinitely easy-to-make scarf. So simple to create, you’ll spend less than an hour from start to finish, but the result looks like a knitting masterpiece.


DIY Ruffled Duffel Bag

How to Make a Ruffle Duffle Bag


Who said functional has to be boring? This duffle is the epitome of practicality wrapped in a stylish presentation. No more drab canvas. Combine roominess, pockets and a zipper closure with a bright print to turn this utilitarian bag into a designer one-of-a-kind.


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How to Make a Monster Pillow – by Ashley Johnston for WeAllSew


Who said monsters have to be scary? This charming fleece pillow is soft and squishy and makes a perfect bedtime companion.


Free sewing projects for baby

DIY Baby Project Round-up


Everyone loves sewing for baby! We have rounded up some of our favorite easy to sew projects for baby, from blankets to dresses to toys. You can make the special little one in your life a handmade gift, or three, with this incredible heart-felt round up.


Hexie Applique

How to Sew Hexies by Machine: Floral Geometry Table Topper


Sewing hexagons together can be tricky. Sewing them as appliqué is easy! Jump on the hexie trend with this updated, simple technique and see how fast you can create a unique design with your sewing machine.


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How to Sew Decorative “Floating” Rickrack Trim and Insertion


Here’s a pretty way to use rickrack for edgings and insertions from Deb Wagner, author of All Quilt Blocks are Not Square and many other sewing and quilting technique books and articles. She also owns Wagner BERNINA Sewing in Hutchinson, MN, where the current temperature is minus 3. Definitely stay-inside-and-sew weather! I can picture this