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!


DIY Happy Jack Door Hanger

Here’s a super fun and simple fabric pumpkin painting project to embellish with free-motion stitching. No carving required.


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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!


Easy Snuggly Owl Pillow Tutorial from BERNINA www.weallsew.com via Ashley Johnston #sewing #diy #crafts

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!


French Seam Tip

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 – 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.


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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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.


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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.


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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.


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.