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by Elise

Maternity Skirt

May 15, 2013 in Projects

With summer quickly approaching and the days getting warmer, I realized that my winter maternity wardrobe wasn't going to cut it this time. I have now vowed to live in dresses and maternity skirts to get me through these next few months! With an August due date I knew it was a must. Maternity skirts are easy to throw together ...

by Elise

Fabric Belts

May 7, 2013 in Projects

Belts are hard to find in little sizes and they are pretty expensive when you can get your hands on them. Toddler fabric belts are SO easy to make. Seriously, a 20 minute project. It will take you longer to pick out your fabric than it will to make it! SUPPLIES 3" x 27" Fabric (my belt was made for my 2 year old ...

2013 Projects to Look for!

January 2, 2013 in News

Happy New Year! Hope you enjoyed the holidays! Get ready for lots of new, fun projects for the year 2013 Totally Stitchin'!! My newest addition to the sewing room: The Baby Lock Evolution (a dream come true...seriously, it's awesome)! It will certainly get lots of use this year with all the fun project ideas that I have for Totally Stitchin' If you are looking ...

by Tori

Favorite Travel Handmade Projects

September 14, 2012 in News, Projects

Remember when I mentioned Travel Handmade? Well, the Sewing Summit pin board dedicated to Travel Handmade is dripping with some of the most amazing projects and patterns for everything from key fobs to weekender bags. I have to warn you though, only look at the pin board if you are able to immediately sit down and sew afterward. I want to ...

by Tori

Pretty Picnic Project

July 12, 2012 in Projects

Summer is in full swing, which means picnics and barbecues are a regular occurrence. Create the perfect atmosphere for an outdoor party with Baby Lock's "Pretty Picnic" projects.  Get the party started with a matching napkin rings set and tablecloth! With simple, yet trendy embellishments like big buttons and rick rack, the napkin rings and tablecloth are quick to stitch and pretty ...

by Tori

Three Fun and Easy Projects

July 10, 2012 in Projects

As I was perusing the interwebz, I came across three projects that I am officially putting on my to-do list. These easy projects are fun, simple, and perfect for an evening or weekend project. 1. Pillowcase Nightgown  This modified pillowcase dress from Bridget of Everyday Chaos is made with knit and can easily be adjusted to fit any size. I love the versatility ...

by Stacey

Little Girls, Big Style

March 3, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

Little Girls, Big Style After creating the project ‚Girls Handkerchief Hemmed Top & Matching Pants‚ I decided that my little pumpkin pie's wardrobe needed a little pick me up for spring. I recently found the book Little Girls, Big Style by Mary Abreu. In the book, she shows you how to sew a 23 piece boutique wardrobe using 4 easy patterns. You can order ...

by Kali

Simple Felt Christmas Ornament

December 13, 2011 in Projects

Last week I shared images from my Deep Sea Tree that I had decorated with the ornaments and tree topper that I'd sewn last year. This year I went with a new woodland theme. I haven't finished all of my ornaments yet, but I thought I'd share one of the ornament patterns I created in case you wanted to make ...

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 ...

by Stacey

Where’s The Candy

October 28, 2011 in Tips & Tricks

You have the costume, the flashlights, the kids and mapped out the trick or treating path, but have you check their trick or treat bags.  It might be time to whip them up a new loot bag for the big night, you don't want them loosing any goodies before you have had a chance to sample inspect them.  Make sure ...
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