Sock Monkeys… and MORE Sock Monkeys!

Peggy Johnson, Sew Creative, Peoria, IL wrote to tell me about the wine glasses she’s etching with sock monkey faces. How cool is that?! She’s using the technique John Thornton wrote about in Issue #6 of Through the Needle ONLINE magazine in June, 2011. Peggy designed and cut the stencils using her BERNINA CutWork Software and Accessory, then used etching cream to transfer the design to the glass. More …

Introducing Sewing Celebrity Mimi Goodwin!

This week and the following we are visiting with our next BERNINA Sewing Celebrity, Mimi Goodwin, of Los Angeles, CA. This WAS sewing expert and founder of popular blog Mimi G. Style, learned how to sew at the age of 12. Like many of us, she began her career as a young Barbie doll clothes designer using her aunt’s scraps. Seeing her excitement, her dad bought her a sewing machine, her first, and she has been hooked ever since. More …