I DID IT!!!!

This was a HUGE accomplishment for me! Before this quilt, I had never done free motion quilting before. I had done a tiny bit of ruler work (only straight lines) on a small wall hanging I made in December. I admit I had doubts whether or not I would be able to do this part More …

Spider Web Door Banner

Hello from Joanne Sharpe. A recent trip to the craft store provided me with some spooky cute, sparkly inspiration for a Halloween door banner. The pack of glittery plastic spiders and some textured black “scrubby” novelty yarn would be the perfect embellishment to sew Halloween theme onto a simple cotton panel. Even with just days More …

Jingle Bell Door Hanger

Ever since I learned that my BERNINA Q 20 uses standard BERNINA feet I have become totally obsessed with using the BERNINA Free-motion Couching foot #43 to stitch my art out in free-motion sewing. It’s thrilling to “draw” with chunky threads and yarns watching the foot move the fibers with perfect stitch laying down my More …