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Adult Skirt to Toddler Dress

May 14, 2013 in Projects

You know that skirt that's been in your closet that you haven't worn in years? Grab it and turn it into a dress for your toddler girl with this simple tutorial! Sew (or serge most of) this cute little dress from an adult skirt! Click here to download project instructions! And, just to make you smile:  

Serged Baby Blanket, Bib, and Burp Cloth

April 2, 2013 in Projects

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 ...

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 ...

3 Ways to Gather Fabric

February 6, 2013 in News, Tips & Tricks

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 ...

by Tori

Baby Lock Diana Videos

January 14, 2013 in Videos

As part of Stretch Yourself, Miriam of Mad Mim put together three great videos featuring the Baby Lock Diana serger. For more serger and coverstitch techniques, check out this post from Miriam and this post from Miranda of One Little Minute.

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

Baby Lock at Sewing Summit

September 10, 2012 in Machines

Baby Lock is once again the official machine sponsor for the 2012 Sewing Summit, and we are so excited to be a part of this modern sewing and blogging conference. Since last year's event was such a success, including massive bag stalking, a fun take-home project, and new friends, we are even more pumped for the sewing extravaganza! Baby Lock is ...

A How-to on Adding Ruffles

May 24, 2012 in Projects

      I think one year old birthday outfits are so fun to make (check out my etsy page)! I have a friend who requested this cute little outfit for her daughter...LOVED how it turned out! And, of course, her photography session was that much cuter with an adorable outfit and a talented photographer and ever so gorgeous model to start with! ...

Swimsuit Sewing Part I

February 22, 2012 in Projects

I'm just going to admit that I am by no means an expert on making swimsuits, but I do enjoy the challenge for myself. So, it's a project I can have fun with and they don't take that long (especially after you've made a couple)! They can also be a lot cheaper!! You can use general polyester sewing thread. You'll ...

Diana and I Became Better Friends

January 24, 2012 in Machines

When you've already bonded with a machine and the time comes for a new one, often the new one can be a learning adjustment in itself. Sergers, in particular, can be difficult to adjust to when you're used to "the old way of doing things". I've sat down with my new Baby Lock Diana Serger with basic seam finish projects, but hadn't ...
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