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Celebrate National Serger Month!

April 24, 2015 in News

Serger Month logo copy Whoop whoop, it's National Serger Month! Sergers are so much fun...like, SO.MUCH.FUN! They're so fast and efficient, and they give such a professional look! Baby Lock sergers with Jet-air Threading™ or ExtroidinAir™ make them even more awesome, making threading a breeze! Don't know what a serger is? Check out this post! Sergers are very practical when it comes to finishing ...
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National Serger Month and a Survey

April 3, 2015 in News

Totally Stitchin' 2015 Survey Hey guys! I'm just popping in really quickly to let you know about a couple things. First, April is National Serger Month! You may have noticed that Stephanie has been posting some really awesome serger tips and projects, which she will continue all month. Be sure to check the "National Serger Month" tag for our serger-related posts! Not only is there lots ...

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 ...
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Choosing a Sewing Machine Needle

November 24, 2014 in News

Sewing Machine Needle Selector For some of us newer sewists, it can feel like a never ending battle trying to choose the correct sewing machine needle for a project. Well, the sewing gods must have known we needed a little extra help in this area. Lay your eyes on this beautifully comprehensive infographic from Sewing Parts Online! Click on the image above for even more sewing ...
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Nancy Zieman’s Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge

November 21, 2014 in News

Nancy Zieman Stocking Sewing Challenge You’re invited to participate in Nancy Zieman's Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. Use one of the free sewing patterns below and sew a Christmas stocking for yourself, a family member, or as a gift. Then, enter the Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. It’s easy! Challenge Details: Select your pattern from one of the free stocking projects available on Pellon’s website or Baby Lock’s website. Search "stocking," and you'll ...
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Designer Joi’s Create the Perfect Fit

October 10, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Designer Joi's Create the Perfect Fit We are 'sew' excited to participate in another fun blog hop! Today, I'd like to tell you all about an amazing new book by Joi Mahon called, Create the Perfect Fit: Measuring and Pattern Fitting for Real Sewing Solutions. If you've ever met Joi or taken one of her classes, you know how passionate she is about garment sewing, and with this ...

Sew over Anxiety

September 10, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Sew Over Anxiety As I talk to my friends, it turns out many of us have something awful in common from time to time...anxiety! Stupid ol' anxiety...it takes on different characteristics from person to person and how it affects each of us physically, mentally, and emotionally. It has the ability to interfere with our day to day, how we think, how we feel ...
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Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour

September 8, 2014 in News

Quick_Column_Quilts_Book_Cover.jpg We are 'sew' excited to participate in Nancy Zieman's Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour today! This tour celebrates Nancy's new book, Quick Column Quilts, and today, I'm sharing my favorite quilt project from the book, as well as my creative vision for making it one day! About the Book Included in Quick Column Quilts are 12 bold and beautiful designs for making ...
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Let’s celebrate- National Sewing Month

September 5, 2014 in News

It's time to celebrate National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft Woo HOO!! I'm super excited to be here today and chat about National Sewing Month. I mean come on we all LOVE to sew right! Let me start out by sharing a few fun facts about National Sewing Month. Did you know that.... In 1982 National Sewing Month was signed into existence by President Ronald Reagan? That's right, you can find it under ...
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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, ...