Diagonal Pintucks Tutorial

I’m always looking for new and creative ways to embellish my hand-sewn wardrobe. For this particular garment, I decided to go with diagonal pintucks. I wanted a cool, breezy linen tunic for spring, but I wanted to give it a little bit of pizzazz. Instead of just going with basic vertical pintucks, I created diagonal pintucks More …

Quarter-Inch Seam Tip

Need to sew an accurate quarter-inch seam? Watch this quick video tip to see how the patchwork foot markings can help. BERNINA offers an amazing collection of patchwork feet that make sewing quarter-inch seams a piece of cake! Each and every patchwork foot includes three evenly spaced markings one quarter-inch apart on the side to More …

Thread Spool Tip

Do you know which type of thread spool pin on your sewing machine to use with different spools of thread? Most spools of thread are wound one of two ways, cross-wound or stacked. The thread will come off of each type of spool differently. These tips can help if your sewing machine has both vertical More …

BEAR-NINA SEW-INS

This year we introduced you to Christina “Chris” Waters, the president, CEO and Founder of RARE Science. Chris is a delight to work with. She’s incredibly smart, full of energy, and passionate about the work her organization has been doing to find therapies and resources for children stricken with rare diseases. BERNINA shares in Chris’ More …

One-of-a-kind Pincushions

Hello, it’s Minki from Minki’s Worktable. I would like to share my pincushion story today. My very first attempt for this stuffed mini cushion was almost 4 years ago. I wanted to use a basket full of pretty fabric scraps and my sewing illustration technique. So I started to draw little images I could think of More …