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Serger-Made Bunting Tutorial

April 6, 2015 in Projects

Bunting adds so much festivity and color to a party, and this easy bunting tutorial is the perfect project for any get together! It's really awesome when you can make your own out of fabric because it can be used over and over again (passed around to family and friends for their parties, too)! You can also customize the length and size ...

Cover Hemming with the Ovation

December 29, 2014 in News, Tips & Tricks

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 ...

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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Easy Tips to Take the Scary Out of Serging

April 4, 2014 in Tips & Tricks

Easy tips and tricks to help take the scary out of serging. Hello Totally Stitchin' fans, It's Heather here from The Sewing Loft and I'm super excited to be spending some time with you!  Over the next few months, I'll be sharing fun sewing tips, tricks and even exciting finds from all around the sewing world. Since April is National Serger Month I thought it would be fun to share a few of my favorite tips.  These tips ...

What is a Serger?

April 2, 2014 in News

April is National Serger Month, and to celebrate, I wanted to talk a little bit about what a serger is and does. Read on to learn more! What is a serger? Glad you asked! Sergers are overcasting machines that finish edges very quickly, very efficiently, and very evenly. They also happen to be a lot of fun...if you like to sew, you ...

Batter Up Baby Shower

February 7, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Batter Up Baby Shower One of my best friends and her husband are having a baby girl in one month. They are also big St. Louis Cardinal fans, so we threw them a girly STL Cardinal Baseball baby shower! We had some talented people involved to make this party a grand slam celebration (as you can see by the beautiful cake and the handmade ...

ReminiSEWing 2013

December 30, 2013 in General, News

With 2013 coming to a close, I was thinking about the new year and what projects are in store for 2014! I As I was imagining new projects, I guess you could say I was reminiscing (which was a really hard word to spell...thank you Spell Check for your help) through the projects I posted from 2013. What a journey ...

Variation of the Changing Table Mattress Cover

January 21, 2013 in Projects

Here is another cute variation of the Diaper Changing Table Mattress Cover! Cut a soft fabric at 14" x 29" (I used minky) and another fabric 27" x 29" (I used woven cotton...remember to preshrink before cutting if you are using a fabric that will shrink or make it big)! Also, remember your changing table mattress may be different, so, measure ...

Valentine Baby/Toddler Skirt Tutorial

January 20, 2013 in Projects

This skirt is so easy to make and perfect for a holiday! Supplies: Baby Lock Serger and/or Sewing Machine   1/3 yd. - 1/2 yd. holiday (or cute) fabric 1/3 yd. - 1/2 yd. lining fabric About 36" to 44" of lace or eyelet lace 3/4" elastic (about as much as your child's waist measurement) Thread First, you'll want to measure around your baby's hips, just below the belly. ...

A Nifty Jean Hem

January 26, 2012 in Projects

Keep the manufactured edge of your jeans with this hem! You can hardly tell they've been hemmed! This works best with jeans that have smaller manufactured hems, but, can be done with larger hems, you may just have to figure the math differently. In this case, the hem is 5/8". You also may not be able to implement this hem ...
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