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Super {Swim} Suits

August 5, 2016 in News

Super Swim Suits copy Hello sewing friends! Hope you are having a lovely summer! Last Halloween I made my family some superhero-inspired costumes with active/swimwear type fabric. I had enough extra fabric that, as I was pondering one day, I had a light bulb moment! Why not make Super Suits for my daughter? Super SWIM suits, that is! Keep reading for some tips and tricks for super swimwear! I traced ...
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Common Threads 2016

June 17, 2016 in News

Baby Lock Common Threads 2016 We are 'sew' excited to share a little bit about Baby Lock Common Threads 2016 with you today! Common Threads is a retreat held in St. Louis at Baby Lock headquarters for industry professionals, bloggers, media partners, designers, and sewlebrities. It's 2 1/2 days of sewing, friendship, food, fun, and networking, and it's my favorite event of the year. There's just ...

DIY Replacement Insoles

January 29, 2016 in Tips & Tricks

cover copy Hello! Is it not so annoying when the fabric on the insoles of your kiddos shoes start peeling out of a perfectly good shoe? My 5-year-old won't wear them any more! So, I put myself to the task of easy DIY replacement insoles! I will say I tried a fusible/sticky stabilizer first that is made for applique and it didn't quite work ...
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Meet Stefanie, the Girl Behind Girl. Inspired.

October 9, 2015 in Stitchin Women

Totally Stitchin': Meet Stefanie, the Girl Behind Girl. Inspired. For many sewing enthusiasts, sewing is both a creative outlet and sometimes an escape. When life gets hectic or a bit of R&R is needed, many people retreat to their machine. This is exactly how Girl. Inspired. started. The mother of three girls all under the age of 4 at the time, Girl. Inspired. founder and Baby Lock blogger Stefanie Knaus ...

How to Thread a Baby Lock!

September 30, 2015 in News

SewAtHome_Main_Stacked Happy National Sewing Month! What a true gift sewing is; is it not?! To be able to create something from raw fabric and make it something usable, creative, beautiful, 3D is overwhelmingly rewarding...and to have the right sewing and/or embroidery machine and/or serger working with you...makes it so much more fun! And, obviously, knowing how to use that machine and ...
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Vintage Made Modern: Quilted Hair Bow Holder

September 23, 2015 in Projects

VMM 378x335 GIVEAWAY Hey guys! I just wanted to let you all know that we're over at the Indygo Junction blog today participating in a tour for Amy Barickman's new fabric line, Vintage Made Modern. I put together a quick and easy project featuring these fabrics.The project I created is a Quilted Hair Bow Holder that is perfect for gift giving, especially if you ...
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Travel Tissue Keeper Tutorial

September 15, 2015 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Travel Tissue Holder Tutorial Whip up an easy travel tissue keeper on your serger with this fun tutorial! All you need is a couple pieces of fabric, thread, and a serger. Find project instructions here!

The New Baby Lock Lineup

August 26, 2015 in Machines

Katherine Baby Lock has introduced six new machines that will take your sewing, quilting, and embroidery to the next level! Keep reading to meet Baby Lock's new products. The Baby Lock Aventura Sewing and Embroidery machine will guide you on your next creative journey. This awesome machine offers advanced features and Baby Lock IQ Technology making every step easier. With two-way connectivity, quick-set ...

3 Ways to Applique!

July 29, 2015 in Tips & Tricks

Screen Shot 2015-07-29 at 2.49.48 PM Applique is so easy and fun! And, it's a great way to quickly add fun details, texture, and/or color! It is often used on kids clothing, but, don't limit yourself there...you'll find it on all kinds of sewn items: bags, quilts, adult clothing, table runners, and more!   Check out the tutorial video below to see 3 Simple Ways to Applique! I'll ...

Celebrate National Serger Month!

April 24, 2015 in News

Serger Month logo copy Whoop whoop, it's National Serger Month! Sergers are so much fun...like, SO.MUCH.FUN! They're so fast and efficient, and they give such a professional look! Baby Lock sergers with Jet-air Threading™ or ExtroidinAir™ make them even more awesome, making threading a breeze! Don't know what a serger is? Check out this post! Sergers are very practical when it comes to finishing ...
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