Looking for more Ways to Customize Jeans Check out this post by Angela Wolf, Restyle Jeans by Embellishing with Embroidery: Restyle Jeans by Embellishing with Embroidery A great way to restyle jeans is to embellish with embroidery. In a previous blog post, I demonstrated embellishing jeans with free-motion embroidery, but that technique was limited to … Read More
So Foundation Paper Piecing is super-duper fun. It also allows for a consistent precision that is impossible to reproduce by machine piecing even on my best days. And the utility ranges from being able draw and reproduce a block with pen and paper to creating works of art in a paint-by-number fashion with fabric that … Read More
Looking for a FREE Garment Pattern to start this weekend? Learning to sew can be life changing. Not only do you suddenly have the ultimate choice in colors, shapes and textures, but you can build the perfect set of classic wardrobe staples that make your friends and family look to you as the one to … Read More
Create this quick and easy Appliquéd Tulip Coaster on the Entrepreneur® Pro PR1000e 10-needle home embroidery machine. This Tulip Coaster Appliqué is almost too pretty to use. Make as many as you want and in different colors! Finished Size: 4 ½” x4 ½” MACHINE & ACCESSORIES USED: Entrepreneur® Pro PR1000e 10-needle home embroidery machine 5” x … Read More
MACHINES USED: Brother Serger Brother Coverstitch MATERIALS & SUPPLIES: T-SHIRT PATTERN – I am using the Ruched-T from the Angela Wolf Pattern Collection™. Here is a link to the paper version and a link to the PDF file and get 20% off with coupon code BROTHER20 Stretch fleece fabric 4 spools of serger thread Tailors chalk One … Read More
Looking for more Stabilizer Information? Check out this post by Angela Wolf, the first in a new series about what stabilizer to use when! Stabilizer How To: Embroidering a Baby Bodysuit It is so fun to have a new baby join the family! Yes, I am a new Auntie! A quick customized gift is in … Read More
Looking for other garment making tips? Check out our Fifteen Part Video Series: The Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf Topics vary. Whether it’s French Seams and Pressing, various types of Necklines, Linings, Sleeves or Hems, there’s something to learn or get a refresher on.
Machine: Brother 5234PRW Serger (or any Brother Serger) Accessories: Blind hem foot A flatlock stitch is commonly used for attaching two thick layers of fabric together, where you don’t want the bulk of a thick seam. In this video I will show the stitch to attach two layers of fleece fabric. I use this same … Read More
Looking for other things to do with your Serger? Check out Angela’s post: Video: Gathering Fabric with a Serger where she shows you how to gather fabric with your serger! We see gathered fabric all over the place from bed skirts and little girl’s dresses to ruffled pillows and so much more. It can be … Read More
Did you see this week’s Pintucked Glasses Case Project? Check out Angela’s post: Serged Eye Glass Case with FREE Pattern where she shows you how to achieve the technique she mentions in this weeks tip. She includes the pattern for the case for FREE too! Whether it’s for yourself, a friend or for Mother’s Day … Read More
Have you seen the elastic foot in action? Check out Angela’s post: UPCYCLING: Turn a Simple Tee into a Stylish Dress where she shows you how to use the SA212 Elastic foot for Serger!
Cellebrating National Serger Month We’ve got tips, techniques, projects and embellishments. Take a look! Looking for a project to learn how to decorate fabric with your serger? Pintucks anyone? Check out the VIDEO: Pintucking Pt. 1 Embellishing Fabric with a Serger Looking for a new Serger technique? Learn How to Make a Lettuce Edge in … Read More
Today marks the start of National Serger Month! Be sure to check out Threading the Brother 5234PRW Serger where I walk you through threading a serger with ease and the April Foot of the Month project where Joanne Banko shows you how to use the Blind Hem Foot that comes with most Brother Sergers in … Read More
Do Y’all Know About the 1/4″ Foot? Tell Me MORE About the 1/4″ Foot Options There are two types of 1/4″ Piecing feet. SA185 – 1/4″ Piecing Foot with Guide SA125 – 1/4″ Piecing Foot (with no guide) We also have a 1/4″ Guide Foot for the MuVit™ Dual Feed Foot. To find the one … Read More
Quilting: What NOT to Pre-wash
Quick Tip – Creating Crisp Pillow Corners Need an Example? We’re in luck! Mathew has provided us with these great photos demonstrating exactly what he means!
Quilt Fabric Planning and Prewashing
When I first started sewing, I was obsessed with sewing knit. And I’m pretty confident that many of the first dresses and shirts that I made for my friends and family might not still be intact. And after a few years of persistence and humility, I can confidently say that I have conquered knit… enough … Read More