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How to Use the Serger Elastic Foot

March 27, 2015 in Tips & Tricks

Cover Pic The Elastic foot accessory that you can get for your Baby Lock serger is...wait for it...AWESOME! Seriously, it makes applying elastic so easy! Why? It does all of the elastic pulling for you and it's so smooth and pretty when done correctly! So, I'm going to show you how to use it! I used the elastic foot on the Baby ...

Cover Hemming with the Ovation

December 29, 2014 in News, Tips & Tricks

098 Hello hello! We're going to talk Cover Hem stitching today with the Baby Lock Ovation Serger (and you can follow this tutorial with the Baby Lock Evolution, as well)! It is super convenient to have the cover stitch available on your serger! I am going to show you how to set your machine up for the Cover/Chain stitch. It takes a little ...

How to Add a Corset Back to a Wedding Dress

July 24, 2014 in Tips & Tricks

Totally Stitchin': How to Add a Corset Back to a Wedding Dress This is so cool! I've done a lot of bridal gown alterations and from time to time a dress is too tight or the bride just wants to replace the zipper with a corset back and they're so pretty! I used to make my own lace-ups (which, typically takes forever) until I had someone mention they had seen pre-made satin ...
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Meet Ross Sveback

July 21, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Meet Ross Sveback How many times have you cursed at your ironing board or angrily pulled weeds from your garden? Do meatloaf Mondays and taco Tuesdays have you down in the dumps? If this sounds like your life, then you need a little Ross Sveback TLC. Ross is the newest member of the Baby Lock and Totally Stitchin’ communities. He will be sewing, ...

Easily Add a Ruffle Detail!

May 20, 2014 in Tips & Tricks

Totally Stitchin': Easily Add a Ruffle Detail All my daughter wants to wear these days are dresses...she's 3 and very opinionated! :) We went through her closet and tried on the dresses for fit because, you know, they grow so crazy fast. Some of the dresses from last year still fit, some too small, and some fit but were just too short. So, instead of buying new ...
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Nancy Zieman’s Knits Blog Tour

April 18, 2013 in News

capri outfit_w book-top-L-500 All of us at Totally Stitchin' are excited to participate in Nancy Zieman’s blog tour and give- away to celebrate the release of her new book Sew Knits with Confidence and her new knit patterns.  Nancy's publisher sent us a copy of the book plus the patterns, and I got choose!  This was the hardest part! After a long debate ...

Serged Baby Blanket, Bib, and Burp Cloth

April 2, 2013 in Projects

IMG_0203 I am in complete baby mode as my sister just had a baby last month, I'm due any day, and I have a couple friends that are having babies within the next 2 months! Sergers are awesome when it comes to quick baby gifts! I made this cute little bundle of necessities, including a blanket, bib and burp cloth, with ...

3 Ways to Gather Fabric

February 6, 2013 in News, Tips & Tricks

il_fullxfull.224340340 If you are new to sewing  and want to learn how to gather fabric or want to check out some extra gathering tips, read on! Here are 3 detailed methods of gathering! Baste Stitching 2 Rows Zig-Zag over a Ribbon or Heavy Thread Gathering with a Serger First, we have the most common method of gathering (used more for lightweight to medium fabrics). Baste Stitching 2 ...

Diaper Bag Tutorial

February 5, 2013 in Projects

Baby bag_FNL (2) Know someone having a baby (or perhaps you, yourself)? This diaper bag is such a neat gift to give (or make for your own baby)! It's a great size with lots of great pockets, sturdy, and professional-looking. (The embroidery is optional). When you make this bag, show us what you did with your creativity, post a picture on our Totally ...

Changing Table Mattress Cover

January 7, 2013 in Projects

IMG_1821 My sister is expecting a baby boy in February and my husband and I are expecting a baby boy in March! Soooo, I've been really excited about making little boy things, getting his room ready, along with making lots of other baby things! Get ready for lots of baby tutorials, as well as, great baby shower gift ideas! Your gifts ...
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