quilting for texture

What a Difference a Stitch Makes!

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The hand embroidery is complete on my Tilty Town #10 quilt and it’s ready for machine work. Why add machine stitching to this quilt measuring only 10” x 10”? Because I love the added patterning and texture unique to machine quilting.


straight line quilting

Quilting Basics: How to Secure Quilting Stitches

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Whether you are beginning or ending a line of quilting stitches, the stitches must be secured to keep them from coming undone. In this post I’ll teach you how to “pack the stitches,” a technique in which the first few stitches – or last few, if at the end of a line – are placed very, very close together.


Sewn In Love quilts for cancer patients

Sew to Serve: Sewn In Love

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The volunteer organization Sewn In Love is located in Tennessee, and is dedicated to helping cancer patients with donations of handmade quilts. The organization needs help from volunteers like you to sew to serve others.


Walking Foot #50

Using Walking Foot #50′s Three Different Soles: Free Video Tutorial

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The walking foot is a favorite among quilters. Would you be surprised to learn that it’s also a super accessory for sewing home decor, crafts, garments, and fashion accessories?


How to sew an exact 1/4" seam

Quilting Basics: The Importance of a Perfect Quarter Inch Seam

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What exactly is a “perfect quarter inch”? How does it differ from a “scant quarter inch”? What can you do to ensure your quarter-inch patchwork seams are exactly 1/4″ wide? We have some super tips from Nina McVeigh for you.


basic color theory - how to choose colors

Color Basics with Amanda Murphy

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What makes the colors in one quilt go “zing!” while others are just “ho-hum”? Amanda Murphy demonstrates how different color combinations, or palettes, affect the way we see color.


QuiltRed.com

How To “Quilt Red” To Sew To Serve Others

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Quilt Red was organized by both quilters and quilt shop owners as a way to work together to spread the message of the importance of women’s heart health. Read more about Quilt Red and learn how you can help!


WeAllSew is hosting a giveaway each time we hit another 1,000 Facebook Fan Page likes!

WeAllSew Celebrates Our Loyal Fans: 67,000 Likes!

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We’ve just surpassed 67,000 likes on our BERNINA USA Facebook fan page! We quickly reached our goal of 67,000 fans, and as a way to say “Thank You!” to all who join us at Facebook to share your love of sewing and creating, we are hosting another special giveaway!


steampunk office from the BERNINA Look Book 2014 #steampunk #office #diy #embroider #sew #clock #upcycle #recycle #reuse

Steampunk Office

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Wikipedia describes Steampunk as a genre influenced by, and often adopted from, the style of the 19th-century scientific romances of Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and Mary Shelley. We added our own elements to give our Steampunk office vignette an industrial flare.


WeAllSew is hosting a giveaway each time we hit another 1,000 Facebook Fan Page likes!

WeAllSew Celebrates Our Loyal Fans

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Well, our fans did it again, we’ve just reached 61,000 likes on our BERNINA USA Facebook fan page! As a way to say “Thank You!” to all who join us at Facebook to share your love of sewing and creating with us, we are hosting another special giveaway.