{lakeside} ~ patchwork bobbin play with decorative stitches ~

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hi friends ~here’s a little project i took to the lake and just a little ‘happy time’ sewing up decorative stitches.  i love these kind of projects.  for one thing, they aren’t so bulky, and so they’re easy to pack up.  i {only} brought eight spools of shiny, strong and gorgeous100% magnifico polyester thread to choose from… and then my …

ART of the HEART Brooch

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  Begin with some white fabric. Batting. Timtex.   Sandwich them together, and start creating a beautiful expression of art with other colors, strips of fabrics, fibers, decorative stitches, free motion, buttons, beads and glitz! (YES… I love to add beading ‘by machine’).  You can use the search box and see previous posts on beading! When finished, cut it up into …

Bernina Foot #39; a couching technique

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This is a (Bernina) must-have foot for lots of reasons! Most machines will have something similar… Tomorrow, I plan to showcase a project that shows this technique on an entire easy table runner project, utilizing some left-over scraps of silk I was given.  (There’s a teaser photo at the end)… YOU too, can creatively apply this easy-to-use and very simple …