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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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Introducing Teach the One 2 Sew

September 1, 2015 in News

Totally Stitchin': Teach the One 2 Sew with Simple Simon & Co. Did you know that September is National Sewing Month? We are celebrating in a BIG way! Baby Lock has partnered with the ladies from Simple Simon & Co. to bring you Teach the One 2 Sew, a program designed to encourage you, as sewers, to teach just one person to sew. Imagine how many people would be sewing if we ...

How to Get Your Craft Book Published: Advice from Authors

August 14, 2015 in News

Anna Maria Horner If you've ever wanted to write a craft book, I've gathered some great advice from publishers, as well as some words of wisdom from successful authors! Read on for tips on how to break into the publishing business, and decide if writing a craft book is right for you.   Do you have any tips for someone else who is wanting to ...

How to Write a Craft Book: Insider Tips from Publishers

July 17, 2015 in News

Have you ever dreamed of writing a book? I started my career as a travel guide editor, and working in the publishing business gave me the itch to write a book of my own. In fact, I pitched several book ideas to a publisher before discovering my niche in the industry. In 2013, I wrote my first sewing book with ...

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New Fabric from Baby Lock Bloggers

May 22, 2015 in News

Idle Wild by Pattern Anthology for Riley Blake Designs We love being able to work with some of the best and brightest in the sewing industry, and the Baby Lock bloggers are no exception! Check out the new fabric lines from Pattern Anthology (Melly Sews and See Kate Sew) and Simple Simon. Idle Wild By Pattern Anthology for Riley Blake Designs Click here to learn more and see the entire Idle Wild ...

Advice from Fabric Designers

May 13, 2015 in News

Have you ever dreamed about being a fabric designer? How does a person break into the business... and is it worth it? Over the last few years, I've had the great privilege to talk about the sewing industry from creatives in the business. Today, I'd like to share some advice and highlights from these interviews on my blog Craft Buds. Here are ...

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Designer Joi’s Sewing Holiday

May 11, 2015 in News

Totally Stitchin': Designer Joi's Sewing Holiday Sewing Holiday is a premier destination boutique event with all the best aspects of sewing events combined into one; with some extra added Designer Joi flair! “If you went to a sewing event and were totally blown away, this would be the event you would want to attend,” says Joi. “I went to everyone that I knew in the industry and ...

Mother’s Day Spa Fabric Bin

May 7, 2015 in News

To say “moms are special” is an understatement. As somewhat of a new mother (my oldest is 4), I realize truly how much goes into motherhood…how good and beautiful, but also, how trying and challenging it can be. I certainly appreciate my mom, but becoming one, myself, has brought about an even greater appreciation for her! Picture below from left ...

Celebrate National Serger Month!

April 24, 2015 in News

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 ...
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