Welt Pocket Tutorial

It’s a new year, time for a new skill! I love welt pockets, but few instructions show you how to fully finish the seams. These directions use the BERNINA 1300MDC serger along with your regular sewing machine and a straight stitch to perfectly finish the raw edges for a beautiful welt pocket inside and out. Materials to More …

How To Sew a Modern Fanny Pack

I was not a fan of fanny packs the first time they came around in the 1980s. Back then fanny packs were generally a tell-tale sign of someone who didn’t dress cool. They were reserved for tourists, older people or people who put function above fashion. Fast forward 20 years later, and fanny packs have evolved from their former state of dorkiness into a something that’s functional and cute. More …