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Let’s Celebrate National Serger Month 2017

April 7, 2017 in News

Welcome back sewing friends! April is National Serger Month to kick off this 'serge'tastic month I wanted to share a few great resources for serging knowledge, fun, and 'sew' much more. Over at nationalsergermonth.org you can find many resources to learn more about serging. Be sure check out the Projects page  for lots of creative inspiration from apparel to quilting to home decor and more. My ...
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Quilting Tips & Tricks from Baby Lock Experts

March 31, 2017 in News

National Quilting Month ends today, can you believe it? To wrap up the festivities we're sharing some quilting tips and tricks from our Baby Lock experts! Read and watch below to get the scoop from our team behind the scenes. Linda Pacini--National Training Manager    "While I love collections of fabric, many times it’s just a print or two in the collection that makes my ...

Sweet Little Swimsuit Pattern Tutorial

March 30, 2017 in News, Projects

SUMMER!! It's just around the corner! The warmth, the events, the pool, the fun, the memories...many in the great outdoors. So, why not make a sweet baby swimsuit for the wee one in your life in anticipation for summer and in honor of National Serger Month?!?! You don't have to look at too many of my tutorials to see how much ...
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Fun & Free Quilting Projects

March 27, 2017 in News, Projects

Welcome back quilting friends! National Quilting Month is winding down, but there's more quilting fun to be had with free quilting tutorials. Check out this round up of great projects to test out new quilting techniques or to add to your project to-do list this year. Simple Simon and Co--Building Blocks Quilt Sewing sister-in-laws, Liz and Elizabeth Evans, love sharing quilting with others on ...
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5+ Quilty Reads

March 24, 2017 in News

Hey everyone! We are full speed ahead on celebrating National Quilting Month this week. Today, I have something fun for our quilting community. Learning more about your craft can be challenging and intimidating, but with resources like YouTube, blogs, and podcasts we can learn more from other's techniques and experiences. Taking it back old school before videos were the fore front of media, ...
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QuiltCon East 2017 Recap

March 14, 2017 in News

Welcome back to the National Quilting Month celebration here on Totally Stitchin'! Today, I am recapping some exciting details from QuiltCon East 2017. This year, QuiltCon East was held at the Savannah International Trade Convention Center in the beautiful southern city of Savannah, Georgia. Attendees from around the world filled the center each day to learn more about their beloved craft. ...
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Let’s Celebrate National Quilting Month

March 6, 2017 in News

Happy National Quilting Month! Who better to kick off this fun month, than Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilt Company! If you are not familiar with Jenny and her awesome video tutorials, then you better subscribe to her YouTube channel for tons of quilting fun! In 2008, the Doan children began a start up business, The Missouri Star Quilt Company, and ...
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Designer Joi’s Fashion Sewing Workshop

August 24, 2016 in News

Totally Stitchin': Designer Joi's Fashion Sewing Workshop We are 'sew' excited to share a new book with you today! If you're a garment maker or want to be one, then we HIGHLY recommend Designer Joi's Fashion Sewing Workshop! Designer Joi's Fashion Sewing Workshop features fundamental skills and techniques for the fashion sewist that follow Joi's process for teaching fashion design, illustration, pattern-making, and sewing a garment. This handy reference ...

Super {Swim} Suits

August 5, 2016 in News

Hello sewing friends! Hope you are having a lovely summer! Last Halloween I made my family some superhero-inspired costumes with active/swimwear type fabric. I had enough extra fabric that, as I was pondering one day, I had a light bulb moment! Why not make Super Suits for my daughter? Super SWIM suits, that is! Keep reading for some tips and tricks for super swimwear! I traced ...
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Common Threads 2016

June 17, 2016 in News

Baby Lock Common Threads 2016 We are 'sew' excited to share a little bit about Baby Lock Common Threads 2016 with you today! Common Threads is a retreat held in St. Louis at Baby Lock headquarters for industry professionals, bloggers, media partners, designers, and sewlebrities. It's 2 1/2 days of sewing, friendship, food, fun, and networking, and it's my favorite event of the year. There's just ...
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