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How to Stitch a Drapery Hem

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The final step in making custom draperies is hemming each panel with a hem that finishes the edge but also adds weight to help the drapery hang well. A deep, double-turned blind hem is the answer.

Clean and Oil your sewing machine

How to Clean and Oil Your Sewing Machine: Free Video Tutorial

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Keep your sewing machine in tiptop condition – clean and oil it after every project. Here’s how.

Rocie Loves His New Healthy Habitat "Salad Bar"! #bernina #diy #iguana #hatitat #feeding station #pets #weallsew

Meet Rocie! He Loves His New “Healthy Hammock” Lizard-Friendly Salad Bar!

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Every iguana needs their own ergonomic feeding station, don’t they? Lois Szalinski designed this “Healthy Hammock” for her Rhinocerous Iguana, Rocie. What an awesome idea!

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Laura Wasilowski Meets Her New BERNINA 750 QE

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My BERNINA expert, Jan at Stitching on State, patiently guided me through the intuitive menus, encouraged me to push a few buttons, and answered all of my questions knowledgeably. After an hour, I was giddy with delight. The BERNINA 750 QE is one sweet machine!

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Give and Get Back

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It’s no secret that people are attached to their stuff, especially the stuff that we use every day. Let’s face it, the stuff is not just our “things,” the stuff becomes our companion. It’s watched us develop our skills, been with us through celebrations, and sometimes been there to see us at our, shall I

kimberly einmo's new sewing machine - bernina 820 #sew #diy #sewing machine #buying a sewing machine #weallsew

The Start of a Beautiful Relationship

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Do you remember when you got your first sewing machine? How about the second or third? Even for those of us who’ve acquired several machines over the years, “meeting” each one is always exciting. Kimberly Einmo (you may have seen her quilting classes on Craftsy) tells about the day she met her newest machine.

Freearm sewing tips - Susan Beck #sew #diy #weallsew

Freearm Sewing

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Don’t forget to make your machine work for you. It’s easy to forget about convenience features if you only need them once in a while – but when you need them, nothing else will do.

Angie Steveson, BERNINA 7 Series Sewing Celebrity #sew #diy

Meet Angie Steveson, BERNINA Sewing Celebrity

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This week, we are traveling to Scottsdale, AZ as our Sewing Celebrity Angie Steveson gets to know her new BERNINA 780 E embroidery machine!

BERNINA has a new website! #sew #diy

BERNINA has a New Home on the Web!

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BERNINA USA launched its new web site this week, featuring a fresh new look and more contemporary features.

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Abby’s Story

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A special journal for Abby’s Story.