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Cute Boys Shorts for Summer

April 19, 2013 in Projects

With warm weather right around the corner, I couldn't pass up making some cute boys shorts with pockets for Summer. I found a great seersucker fabric on sale and I knew it was perfect for this project. This project is very similar to the pajama pants tutorial. SUPPLIES 1/2- 1 yard fabric (depending on the side of the shorts you are making 1" ...
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Ribbon Headband Holder

March 25, 2013 in Projects

My niece is just getting to the bow and headband stage. I wanted to make her a little something for her Easter present but needed something quick and simple...I had a nap to make it. What better than a ribbon headband holder! I have made these before for my friend's kids but had used a hot glue gun. It is ...
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Baby Lock at Sewing Summit Contest Winner

December 28, 2012 in News

Congratulations once again to Sylvia for winning the Baby Lock at Sewing Summit Pinterest Contest! She received her Baby Lock Grace sewing machine and her Madeira Thread 25-Spool Giftbox, and we are so excited to have her as part of the Baby Lock family. Keep reading to get to know a litte more about Sylvia! 1.     How long have you been sewing? About ...

Basic Satin Bridesmaid Dress Hem Tutorial

November 19, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

 This hem is so simple! These guidelines are intended for a floor length satin gown that needs a little hemming. You will need a Baby Lock Serger (or you can overcast with your Baby Lock Sewing Machine). The picture below is the underside of a manufactured rolled hem of a bridesmaid dress. The hem is one circle (there are no ...

Halloween Costumes?

September 21, 2012 in General

Are you sewing or buying your Halloween costumes this year? If you're sewing them, what's on the project list? Any families doing some fun themes? Are you following a pattern or doing your own thing? As you finish them, we'd love to see what the Totally Stitchin' Community is sewing!! Did you know you can post pictures of projects you've ...

Swimsuit Sewing – Part 2

March 29, 2012 in General, Projects, Sewing supplies

  In part 1, we walked through sewing basic swimsuit bottoms using McCall Pattern 5400. For "Swimsuit Sewing - Part 2," we're going to work with the same pattern, but we're going to sew a top with McCall Pattern 5400 swim top B. In my short experience sewing swim suits with a pattern, bra cups aren't always included in the pattern instructions, ...

Easy Circle Skirt Tutorial by Made

March 15, 2012 in General, News, Projects

  I had a student bring this tutorial for some help on sewing it (picture above from same tutorial)! It's REALLY simple and cute and very "spinnable"!! There are instructions for kid to adult! She used one of my Baby Lock Sewing Machines to make it and the finished product turned out so pretty! Love this site in general: http://www.danamadeit.com/tutorials ...lots of awesome tutorials!!  

Underwear is Expensive…Sew it!

March 4, 2012 in Projects, Tips & Tricks

Upon repairing some clothes this weekend, (that have been awaiting mending for a year now) I was pondering a swim cover dress that I just love, however, I'm not sure how much longer the fabric around the seams is going to hold up...sadly! The rest of the fabric is in great condition. So, as I was questioning what I could ...

DIY Basic T-SHIRT QUILT Tutorial- Part 1

November 29, 2011 in Projects

How to Make a T-shirt Quilt - Part 1 In Part 1, we’ll discuss making a very basic t-shirt quilt with no sashing between t-shirts, no batting, a microfleece (or other fabric) backing, and no binding. In Part 2, we’ll discuss other options and creative touches.  Supplies: Baby Lock Sewing Machine T-shirts Lightweight Fusible Interfacing (I always get a ½ yard per t-shirt) Backing (we’ll discuss ...

The Coolest Take on “Craft Show”

November 22, 2011 in News

Have you had success in craft shows? If so, what do you sell? Are there shows that you have found to be better than others? I tried one in October and it turned out to be a bust and what felt like a waist of time. However, I am trying another one this weekend that was recommended by a friend who ...
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