In September 2015, I was asked to be a part of a sewing themed birthday party for Vivian and 25 of her closes friends. We made American Girl Doll outfits and as a parting gift I decided to give Vivian a completely original tutorial - The Patchwork Doll Blanket for her and all of her friends. Doll Blankets are a simple and easy project that mom and daughter can do together, or your child can do on … [Read more...] about The Patchwork Doll Blanket
Got Batting? Well we've got ideas on how to use that extra scrap batting you've got lying around. This video is filled with project ideas as well as a little tip to save you money on a household supply you've been buying. One of the best tips is #3 - Using your extra batting for quilt as you go projects. Now, if you don't know anything about Quilt as you go - you need to check out my dear … [Read more...] about 4 Ideas for Leftover Batting
Sewing with kids doesn't always mean a big, complicated project. I believe the best way to get children comfortable with sewing is just let them explore and play on the machine. This video gives you some great suggestions to avoid frustrations and get your little person comfortable on the machine! At the end of the video we cover which stitches to avoid - so don't miss it - it will make the … [Read more...] about Painless sewing with kids – Playing with Stitches
Are you new to sewing or just looking for a fun, easy & quick project - well the rag quilt fits in each and every category. I have been know to call it the gateway to quilting and I fully stand behind this. Rag Quilts are adorable enough for a baby shower gift but cozy enough to make for your friend or yourself. https://youtu.be/pPJxuNcNBF8 If you like this video feel free to share it on … [Read more...] about THE Rag Quilt Tutorial
When your stitch line starts to wander off the straight and narrow - there are two troubleshooting tips to get it back on course. Often times the simplest answer is the most overlooked. Check out our video for two simple tips that you can do at home before you take your machine in to be serviced. Oh, and as a bonus, I have a little eye candy fabric teaser! You don't want to miss … [Read more...] about Two Tips for a Better Stitch
Whether you've never sewn before or you are trying to remember how to use that darn machine, I've put together 3 videos that will help get you started. From start to finish we Wind the Bobbin, Thread the Sewing Machine & Load our Bobbin every time before sewing. If it seems frustrating now, have no fear, one day you will forget it was ever a … [Read more...] about How to Wind A Bobbin & Thread a Sewing Machine!