Instructor: Sue McCullaugh
Cost: $20. Bring your USB stick and your lunch!
Project: Twisted Tuck Pillow
Step outside the traditional pintuck and give them a new twist with this quick, creative project for your home. Learn how to complete this simple technique and master the ruffler foot to add new texture to any of your future projects.
Supplies: for finished pillow size 16”x12”
Pattern can be adapted to fit any size pillow form. Main fabric must be twice as large as desired finished size to accommodate the tucks in the fabric. Adjust ruffle fabric and backing fabric yardages to accommodate new finished size.
1⁄2 yard for tucked fabric
1⁄2 yd ruffle fabric
1⁄2 yd backing
fabric marking pen
rotary cutter & mat
starch or starch-alternative pressing spray
Edgestitch Foot #10D
Quarter inch foot
Basic sewing supplies
Embroidery: Embroidered Placemat: Design Editing in the Machine
Embroidery customization is endless with the power of your BERNINA machine! Explore the options for editing an existing design, adding your own embellishments, and placing the design perfectly all using only the tools exiting in the machine. Group & Ungroup and Pinpoint Placement will help you create stunning custom placemats for your home.
Premade placemat or make your own!
Ultra Clean and Tear Plus Stabilizer, large enough to hoop
Midi Hoop or shrink the design to fit the Large Oval Hoop
Technique: Rolled Hems on the Serger
The single stitch that sets the overlocker apart from a sewing machine is the rolled hem. This beautiful stitch is easy to achieve and lends itself to many decorative applications and threads. This lesson will expand on how to use differential feed to create a stretching effect on fabric which results in a beautiful lettuce edge finish.