Do you put off adding sleeves to your quilts because of all the hand stitching? Here’s a clever way to securely add a quilt sleeve almost entirely by machine. Only a few inches of hand-stitching required!
The primitive shape and the wonderful texture of a bark gathering basket were the inspiration for this elaborately embellished bag. Experiment with stitches, use double threads, mix pinks and greens – pull out your stash and play!
Blanket stitch applique is easy to learn, looks great, and only takes a fraction of the time needed to sew traditional satin stitch applique. Give it a try on your next applique project!
Did your sewing machine come with a blind hem foot? It probably did, and you most likely have a blind hem stitch on your sewing machine, too. But do you know how to stitch a blind hem on your sewing machine? It’s quick, nearly invisible, and really easy once you see how it’s done. Join Connie