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 »

Lillian’s Tote Bag

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I made Lillian a tote bag just like the one that I gave away and the one I made for our cousin’s daughter. Except this time I appliqued an “L” onto it so it was a little more personalized.  I am very happy with how it turned out.  I actually made this one before I… Read more »

Flower Applique Attempt

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I attempted to applique a flower for the tote bag that I was giving away and it didn’t turn out.  I still wanted to share my experience and process with you though. I found the petal online and forgot to save the site so I could share it with you and use it again.  (Mental… Read more »