How To Make a Lacy Love Note Pillow

Slip a love note into your Valentine’s pillow this holiday. Learn how to create a lacy applique that can be used a pocket or just used as a pretty dimensional accent piece on a sweet little cushion.


How To Sew a Wreath Heart Valentine’s Pillow

Just three and a half weeks til Valentine’s Day. Enough time to stitch up this adorable pillow designed by Jessica Abbott. Spruce up your home with some fresh and lovin’ colors.


How to Sew a Posy Strip Pillow

Nothing refreshes a space like a new pillow. Learn how to make a lovely pillow with really special decorative stitch detailing.


DIY Note Pad Folio

This wrap folio from fabric artist Sue Bleiweiss is easy to make and goes together quickly. It makes a great gift and you can easily size it down to make a purse-sized version.


Meet Gili Rozin Tamam, Winner of the 2014 Handbag Designer 101 BERNINA Best Handmade Handbag

Meet our newest BERNINA Ambassador, Gili Rozin Tamam, winner of The BERNINA Best Handmade Handbag category of the 2014 Independent Handbag Designer Awards.


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How to Make a Billboard Messenger Bag


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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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!


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How to Make a Pacifier Pocket


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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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.


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.


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.


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12 Ways to Bust Your Quilt Fabric Scrap Stash


Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter shares tips for making the most of your scrap fabric stash, including a dozen scrap-busting projects.


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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.


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How to Make a Monster Pillow


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