Hand-Look Smocking

Traditional smocking is a beautiful but tedious art—it requires precise pleating and hand embroidery but results in incredible heirloom pieces. If you’ve ever admired this art but lack the time to complete it by hand, I welcome you to try it on your sewing machine! With some simple gathering and decorative stitching, we can easily More …

Denim Needle Punch Tutorial

I’ve been playing with the BERNINA Punch Tool and needed some out-of-the-box inspiration. While cruising the internet I came upon a video showing denim needle punch. This project was different, though. No other fabric or yarn was added for the punching…the threads were just punched from the back side of the denim to the front More …