Measuring Gauge

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Do you have this little tool?  Have you ever seen one?  When I took my learn to sew class our instructor gave each of us this tool.  At first I thought, what will I ever use this thing for?  Well, I use it ALL THE TIME. I have used it to find out how far… Read more »

Beach Bag using Sis Boom Laminated Cotton

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Shortly after I started my blog and joined Twitter, Jennifer Paganelli from Sis Boom contacted me asking if I would like some laminated fabric. How could I turn that offer down! She was generous enough to give me plenty to make a nice size beach bag. Thanks so much Jennifer! I have had the laminate… Read more »

Walking Foot and Bernina 330 Update

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In this post I want to talk a little about the walking foot and then I wanted to update everyone on my feelings and experience with my Bernina 330. Walking Foot Lately, I have been using my walking foot for pretty much every project.  So I thought I would talk about it a little bit. … Read more »

Changing a Rotary Cutter Blade

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Changing a rotary cutter blade is a pretty basic thing to do but I thought a post about it couldn’t hurt, right? This is what it looks like from the front (well, what I consider the front). There is a a black nut on the back that you loosen to get the orange screw off. … Read more »

Learn to Sew Class

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First off, take a beginning sewing class!  It’s a lot of fun to sew with others that are at about the same skill level as you.  I learned more from my class than I thought I would, since I don’t really plan on making a lot of clothes.  It’s also helpful that the teacher knows… Read more »