Children’s Corner of Nashville, Tennessee held its Spring Sewing School June 14–16 with Lezette Thomason as instructor. Check out some of the sweet outfits they stitched!
August. It’s too hot to go outside, so what is there to do? Fill a glass with ice cubes, pour in your favorite tea or lemonade, and sit down with the latest Through the Needle ONLINE magazine, Issue #13.
The very first heirloom technique I used on my Christina christening gown was to shape French insertion lace into stylized diamond scallops for the batiste main skirt. Initially, I used the traditional method of shaping French insertion lace over lace shaping templates, but eventually I opted for the streamlined techniques shown in this post.
Have you considered using ribbon with your BERNINA Binder Attachment #88? There are an endless variety of ribbon colors and patterns to choose from, and with Binder Attachment #88 you can effortlessly attach sewn ribbon bindings to your quilts, home dec or garment projects.
The bodice of my Modern Heirloom Dress combines traditional heirloom techniques – lace insertion, entredeux, and Swiss-embroidered trims – with Spanish hemstitching. This technique was easy to stitch with the help of the new Spanish Hemstitch Attachment.
This delicate table topper provides an opportunity to explore your sewing machine’s heirloom capabilities as you craft a truly charming handkerchief linen tablecloth appropriate for exceptional events or to match an elegant décor. Embellish your table topper with machine embroidery to mark a special occasion.
Entredeux means “between two” in French. It is a narrow strip of batiste with tiny square holes down the center of the strip. I love to use it between two seams and when joining lace to fabric. Gives the dainty vintage effect I love!