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How to thread the Brother 1034d serger

If you’ve lost the manual or bought a used serger without the manual, this will be useful. Although I’m not very experienced in serging… continue reading

Spool Love Sewing Mug Rug Pattern

This is the paper-piecing pattern for this cute little Spool Love mug rug! Perfect size to try this technique out, or super quick littl… continue reading

Adorable DIY Scripture Tote or Book Tote For Kids

Make this adorable scripture tote for your kids, or it can be a book tote, ....or a tote for anything you need to tote! For full inst… continue reading

The best free diaper bag patterns

If you’ve been following a while, you’ll remember that I had 3 friends all expecting babies within a few weeks of each other near the en… continue reading

Different types of interfacing and when to use them

Whether you sew bags or clothes, from time to time, you’ll need to use an interfacing on your projects and it can often be difficult to … continue reading

The Best Free Messenger Bag Patterns

Messenger bags are everywhere these days. Grown ups, kids, men, and even dolls have a messenger bag. Large or small, inconspicuous or … continue reading

Pretty Poppy Pillows

Mark Montano
Make bold, graphic poppy pillows with iron on glue and skip the sewing machine appliqué! Watch the short video tutorial here: https://… continue reading

How to clean your sewing machine

To make thing last, the key is only one: regular maintenance! And this applies to almost everything, starting from your sewing machin… continue reading

Easy way to change the colors on your Brother 1034d serger

So you have a new serger and if you are lucky, like mine, it came pre-threaded and tested and ready to use. You are keen to give it a wh… continue reading