Bookmark It!

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You know, I think it’s kind of funny; it shows my age, for sure. When I was growing up, a bookmark was a paper thing; meant for books. Nowadays, it’s more common for it to be a computer thing; bookmarking your ‘favorites’ on the computer.  Not a bad thing at all.  But thankfully, this isn’t a computer thing.  Not at …

Dancing With Bright Eyes

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The latest.  A paintstik background, rubbed with numerous rubbing plates, and lots of different colors overlapping each other on some hand dyed fabric you’re not sure what do with! Let the paint dry, and heat set it with an iron. Add a curved border. Add a little bit of couching.  Use several yarns!  Why not? Use a pretty batik backing …

What is a Bernina “Coded” Foot?

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When teaching, I find alot of students don’t know what a “coded foot” is out there in Bernina-Land! Here are a few facts I hope you will find helpful and informative, so you WILL know the difference the next time you contemplate buying a foot… coded, or not!  Pictured below are three ‘varieties’ of the exact same foot, which happens …