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by Elise

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" ...

Homemade Gifts are the Best!

February 21, 2013 in General

My coworkers rock! They threw me a baby shower for my little Logan, expected arrival sometime late March! The gifts they gave me were homemade! So so sweet! I thought I would share them to inspire!   I was so impressed when I saw the teddy bear, besides the fact that it is so cute and snuggly, but, I wasn't sure how ...

by diane

Diane’s Favorite Sewing Book

April 15, 2012 in Find It / Buy It, Tips & Tricks

While spring cleaning, I found myself bored with the same look and color in my living room. A great way to change colors without spending a fortune on new furniture is to bring new color into the room with pillows. I found a book called "Simply Pillows by the Editors of Sunset Books and found many different styles that would ...

by Susan G

Turn a Blankie into a Pillowcase when Sleepovers Begin!

January 3, 2012 in Projects

Our first official sewing project on the Baby Lock Ellure Plus was a hit as a Christmas gift! Our 10-year-old niece, Molly, still likes to sleep with her "blankie."  With more and more sleepover invites, she was starting to feel kind of embarrassed about taking her blanket with her.  Also, her blanket is about the size of a washcloth and has gotten misplaced ...

by debbie

“Upcycled” Sweater Arm Warmers

February 24, 2011 in Projects

Maybe you’re like me, and love to thrift shop. Or maybe you have some old sweaters you love and just can’t bear to get rid of them, even though they don’t quite fit the same as they used to. Now you can reuse those old things to make a new pair of cozy, funky arm warmers. You can ...

by debbie

And the Winners Are…

October 28, 2010 in General

We gathered the team of judges and reviewed each of the entries in both the sewing and craft categories.  Each entry was scored based on originality, theme, and techniques used.  The scores were tallied and the winners are:

by debbie

Simply Fun Halloween Towels

October 27, 2010 in Projects

These towels are as much fun to make as they are to hang. The really great part is they really couldn't be easier to make. If you're lucky enough to find towels on clearance, make a couple sets to share! Download this project

by Stacey

My Trip to Baby Lock HQ

October 5, 2010 in General

A few months ago, after a reply to a Facebook post, I was invited to the Baby Lock corporate office to meet with the people behind Baby Lock. I never knew that their home office was almost in my back yard.  Upon my arrival, I hear “Gus’s Pretzels are here” (a St. Louis favorite soft pretzel stick), everyone decked out in ...

by debbie

World’s Greatest Mother’s Day Banner

May 5, 2010 in Projects

Show mom just how much you love her with this delightful banner. Don't sew yourself? No worries; use the supply list to buy the fabrics and add to the gift by making it with her. Mom's really love this; trust me! Download project

by debbie

Fashionable Fabric Necklace

January 21, 2010 in Projects

It's Friday night, you have just the right outfit but just can seem to pull the accessories together.  If accessories can make the outfit, why not make the accessories? Download project
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