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Newsboy Hat Pattern

April 16, 2014 in News

IMG_9545 This little Newsboy Hat Pattern is adorable...I just had to share the pattern with you! You can find the pattern here; it is sold on an etsy shop called ButterflyTree. You can just buy, download, and print it...so easy! It was such a fun sew! I sewed this for my son's 6 month pictures out of a heavy corduroy I had ...
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Introducing Simple Simon & Company

April 9, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Introducing Simple Simon & Co. I'm very excited to introduce you all to the newest members of the Totally Stitchin' community, Liz & Elizabeth Evans, the talented ladies behind Simple Simon & Company! Who is Simple Simon and Company? It turns out that the creative women behind this fun blog are not so simple at all. We love their fresh style and easy to follow tutorials, ...
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New Blog Series from Stitchin’ Woman Heather

April 3, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Heather's Helpful Hints   I'm so excited to announce Heather's Helpful Hints, a new monthly series here on Totally Stitchin'! Starting this Friday, Heather from The Sewing Loft will be sharing her favorite tips & tricks to help us all become better sewists. From sewing techniques to project ideas, Heather will be serving up tons of helpful tidbits. Keep an eye out on the ...

What is a Serger?

April 2, 2014 in News

dahlia13-copy 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 ...
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Let’s Celebrate National Serger Month!

April 1, 2014 in News

2014NationalSergerMoLogo2 From the people that brought you the very first home serger comes the second annual National Serger Month. Join Baby Lock all throughout April for new projects, videos, events and a sweepstakes! Highlights for National Serger Month include: Projects from Baby Lock Bloggers & Sewlebrities [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="334"] Quilted Crafter's Tote by Patty Young[/caption] New projects, coming from sewlebrities like Patty Young, Nancy ...
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Modern Twist on Traditional Quilting

March 20, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Modern Twist on Traditional Quilting You know how it goes, new things are really just old things that look a little different. We see it all of the time with fashion trends, and it certainly rings true in the quilting world as well. Many quilting books and patterns are inspired by traditional techniques and blocks, but they've gotten a touch of a makeover. By simply ...
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Happy National Quilting Month!

March 6, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': National Quilting Month March is National Quilting Month, and there are a ton of things going on to celebrate! Let's take a look at how you can participate, too: 1. Enter Baby Lock's "Built to Quilt" sweepstakes Baby Lock teamed up with American Patchwork and Quilting to bring you this awesome giveaway. Enter for your chance to win a Baby Lock Melody sewing and quilting ...
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QuiltCon Here We Come

February 21, 2014 in News

Instagram_QuiltCon_Sponsor We're so excited to announce that Baby Lock is a platinum sponsor for QuiltCon 2015! The fun-filled modern quilting conference is presented by The Modern Quilt Guild, and we cannot wait to be a part of this amazing event. The event may still be a year away, but don't fret! There will be tons of fun leading up to the conference, including ...
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Catch Up with the Sewing Industry

February 10, 2014 in News

glitz-bundle-450_2 There seems to be a lot of things blossoming in the sewing industry, and I wanted to share a few things that have caught my eye recently. Feel free to share fun things I may have missed in the comments! 1. New Book  Modkid Summer Fun by Patty Young [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Source[/caption] American Girl and other 18-inch dolls are all the rage right ...

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 ...