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Foot Note Video – Directional Stitches

I sew on a BERNINA 790 PLUS machine, and it has loads of features and functions. There’s one feature that I find fascinating even though I haven’t yet explored all that it can do. The BERNINA 790 PLUS and the 880 PLUS have a directional stitching function that lets you sew in any direction, not […] Read more…

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More Foot Note Videos

Visit the SewFeet YouTube channel and see my two latest Foot Note Videos. Foot Notes are short videos that show sewing techniques using both specialty presser feet and everyday feet. The two newest videos show techniques sewn with the gathering foot and the edgestitch foot. Timesaver Gathering Technique The gathering foot quickly and easily gathers […] Read more…

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My Latest Foot Note Videos

Check out my latest Foot Note videos! Foot Notes are quick little videos, usually 1 minute or less. They show fun and useful techniques using a wide variety of specialty presser feet. Take a look and subscribe to my channel so you’ll be the first to know when new ones go up! If you want […] Read more…

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Two New Foot Note Videos

I just posted two new Foot Note Videos on my YouTube channel. Foot Notes are quick little videos, usually 1 minute or less. These videos show fun and useful techniques using a wide variety of specialty presser feet. Take a look and subscribe to my channel so you’ll be the first to know when new […] Read more…

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Four Reasons to Own a Walking Foot

Sewers usually find out about walking feet when learning quilting techniques. It is useful for straight stitch quilting and does a much better job than a regular presser foot (keep reading to find out why). But there are many more reasons to own and use a walking foot. It is helpful for all types of […] Read more…

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Paper Piecing Tips & Batting Scraps

Hi All, It’s been a couple of weeks since I posted. I’m on a deadline for a new BERNINA Big Book coming up and it gets a little crazy! I’ll let you know when it’s available. So today I have not one, but two, short videos for you. #1 – Paper Piecing Tips Paper piecing […] Read more…

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Foot Note Videos

Here’s one of my favorite sayings: If you always do what you always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got. I see a lot of students in my classes that have sewn for years and make beautiful and useful fabric projects, but they work with only a few basic techniques. Some have amazing results […] Read more…