Tag: heirloom sewing

DIY Lace Insertion in the Mega Hoop

Renee’ Spell of Elegant Stitches in Cary, NC knows a whole lot about heirloom stitching and has spent years sewing adult and children’s clothing. She wanted to utilize one of the many features and built-in stitches on the BERNINA 880. She created this beautiful lace insertion using Italian organdy adhered to Floriani Wet N Gone stabilizer, the Mega Hoop, and embroidery design #26 from folder #2 on the BERNINA 880. … More

The Christina Christening Gown

While many of the basic heirloom techniques used in his Christina Christening Gown may be a review for many sewers, Ed Roux breaks them down into easy steps even a novice can master. In an heirloom sewing series for WeAllSew, he also offers a few new techniques that even experienced stitchers will appreciate. … More

Modern Heirloom Dress

The bodice of my Modern Heirloom Dress combines traditional heirloom techniques – lace insertion, entredeux, and Swiss-embroidered trims – with Spanish hemstitching. This technique was easy to stitch with the help of the new Spanish Hemstitch Attachment. … More