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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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Baby Lock Quilting Bloggers & Sewlebrities: Part 3

March 28, 2016 in News

missouristarblock You've met the Baby Lock quilting sewlebrities, you've met the Baby Lock quilting bloggers, and today, we're introducing you to the Missouri Star Quilt Company (MSQC) YouTube group! MSQC publishes the best free quilting tutorial on the web with new tutorial each week. As their YouTube channel grew in popularity, the MSQC e-commerce site, and eventually their multiple brick and mortar shops, ...
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Baby Lock Quilting Bloggers & Sewlebrities: Part 1

March 14, 2016 in News

Baby Lock Sewlebrity Mary Fons In honor of National Quilting Month, we are excited to share a little bit about all of Baby Lock's quilting bloggers and sewlebrities! If you've been around the quilting world for any amount of time, you'll definitely recognize some of these amazingly talented women! Nancy Zieman The first Sewing With Nancy program aired on cable TV in 1982. Initially, the programs were ...
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Merry Christmas

December 25, 2015 in News

Baby Lock Christmas Merry Christmas to our beloved Totally Stitchin' community! May your holiday be filled with laughter, happiness, and maybe a little sewing, too.
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On the Go Bags + a Giveaway

October 23, 2015 in News

On-the-Go-Baby-Lock-Rachel-Giveaway-Long We are so excited to team up with Baby Lock designer Lindsay Conner of Lindsay Sews and Janelle MacKay of Emmaline Bags for a huge giveaway to celebrate their new book, which hits bookstores this winter! Enter to win a Baby Lock Rachel sewing machine ($799 value), a signed copy of "On the Go Bags" by Lindsay Conner and Janelle MacKay, ...

How to Thread a Baby Lock!

September 30, 2015 in News

SewAtHome_Main_Stacked Happy National Sewing Month! What a true gift sewing is; is it not?! To be able to create something from raw fabric and make it something usable, creative, beautiful, 3D is overwhelmingly rewarding...and to have the right sewing and/or embroidery machine and/or serger working with you...makes it so much more fun! And, obviously, knowing how to use that machine and ...
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Teach the One 2 Sew: Evy from A Bit of Stitch

September 24, 2015 in News

Totally Stitchin': Teach the One 2 Sew Our last guest post for Teach the One 2 Sew comes from Evy Hawkins of A Bit of Stitch. Today, she's sharing her learning-to-sew journey and how a special woman encouraged her along the way. I realized while thinking about this story telling invitation that I couldn’t remember ever not sewing. My earliest sewing memory is the awful trouble I got ...
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Teach the One 2 Sew: Susan from Springs Creative

September 17, 2015 in News

Totally Stitchin': Teach the One 2 Sew with Simple Simon & Co. Another week during National Sewing Month means another guest post for Teach the One 2 Sew! Today we have Susan from Springs Creative sharing a little about her sewing experience. Take it away Susan! I came from a family where the women all knew how to sew, crochet, knit and quilt. I had a needle and thread in my hand as ...

National Sewing Month with The Sewing Loft

September 16, 2015 in News

sewing-series1-e1345035699483 With September being National Sewing Month, The Sewing Loft is celebrating everything sewing with a month long series. This year's theme is Scraps-- with posts on how to store scraps, how to arrange scraps, and how to use them up. Not only will Heather  be sharing her sewing expertise, a fabulous line-up of guests will be joining to share their wonderful ...
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Teach the One 2 Sew: Jina from Riley Blake Designs

September 10, 2015 in News

Totally Stitchin': Teach the One 2 Sew This week's guest post for Teach the One 2 Sew comes from Jina Barney of Riley Blake Designs! Keep reading to see how sewing has touched her life and how she was able to share that love of sewing with others. Many years ago I had a friend share with me that she was diagnosed with cancer. Her last wish was ...
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