• Next Level Serger Success

    Serger Sewing Session: Next Level Serger Success

    Serger Sewing Session with Katrina Walker Are you ready to take your serger education to the next level? Whether you joined us for our first Serger Sewing Session (Basics & Beyond) or are just now dipping your toe into the serger waters, this Session will allow you to explore your serger and get the most out of your investment. Katrina Walker includes valuable tips, tricks and instruction for using your serger – and using it more often! Next Level Serger Success In this Session (Next Level Serger Success), sewing star Katrina Walker will teach you intermediate serger techniques and take you through a table runner and BONUS coaster project that showcases those…

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  • Yoga Bag Pattern by Sew Hungry Hippie

    Yoga Bag Pattern Tips & Tricks

    Yoga Bag Pattern – Bliss Yoga Bag by Sew Hungry Hippie This yoga bag pattern is a pretty easy sew; however, a few tips and tricks will help you navigate the tricky parts. Stitch up this yoga bag and sew your way to wellness in the new year! Note: this post includes affiliate links. If you make a purchase from those links, we may receive a commission on those purchases. Yoga Bag Pattern Particulars This yoga bag is lined with a layer of interfacing and fusible fleece (or batting) between the layers. This results in a nicely structured bag with a comfy strap. What I did: I used a heavyweight…

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  • Winter Wearables

    Winter Wearables to Sew

     Winter Wearables garments to sew for winter to keep you warm & cozy Winter wearables are often loose-fitting garments that are easily layered for temperatures that fluctuate day to day (and even hour to hour in some places). Stitch up some winter wearables in cozy fabrics, such as sweater knit, sweatshirt fleece and double knit, to add to your wardrobe this season. GO-TO WINTER STYLES A comfy cardigan is a great addition to your winter wardrobe, as it’s easily layered and constructed out of multiple fabric substrates. Choose a knit-friendly pattern, such as the Blackwood Cardigan by Helen’s Closet. This winter wearable is a great transitional piece for early spring,…

  • Last-Minute Knit Pajamas for Christmas Eve

    Knit Pajamas for Christmas Eve (& Beyond!)

    Knit Pajamas for Christmas Eve & Beyond Gifting new knit pajamas on Christmas Eve is a family tradition of mine. I guess the pajamas haven’t always been made of knit fabric…but those certainly are the preferred fabrics in my family. This year, I started with the Sulky Kids’ Pajama Pant pattern (bonus – it’s FREE! And it comes in multiple sizes from toddler to size 16Y!) and experimented with swapping knit fabric for the woven the pattern directed. The result? Read on to find out! KNIT PAJAMAS SUPPLIES Sulky Kids’ Pajama Pant Pattern Good quality knit fabric with 2-way stretch (amount is determined by pattern size) Sulky 50 wt. Cotton…

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    Serger Infinity Scarf to Make & Wear Tonight

    Serger Infinity Scarf with a Twist A serger infinity scarf is quite possibly the quickest accessory you can make. This scarf is easily completed in an hour (or less!). Make one for yourself and one for a friend, to gift for Mother’s Day or a special birthday. The instructions below assume you’re using a knit/stretch fabric, but the method is easily adapted for a lightweight woven fabric, such as cotton sateen or voile, too. This easy serger infinity scarf makes a great travel accessory. Wrap it once or twice around your neck, wrap it around your head, use it as a belt, or use it as a bandeau top on…

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    Serger Scarf with Frilly Edges

    Serger Scarf Create a quick-and-easy serger scarf using lightweight jersey fabric. Choose a decorative thread, such as Sulky 30 wt. Cotton Blendables™, for the rolled hem edges, as the thread is easily the star of this project. Poly Deco™, a 40 wt. thread typically used for machine embroidery, is also a great choice when a colorful sheen is desired. This project is an excerpt from the book Serger 101: a Field Guide, by Katrina Walker. Designs copyright @2020 by Katrina Walker from the book Serger 101 from C&T Publishing, Inc. *We may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase the book using the link posted above. LETTUCE LOVER SERGER SCARF…

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  • Serger Headband for All Ages

    Serger Headband with Rainbows of Roses Designed by Katrina Walker A serger headband is easy to create and fun to wear. Create a serger headband for all ages with this quick tutorial – a free project download at! Spring has sprung and everything’s coming up roses! These soft and rosy serger headbands feature frilly accents that are comfy and fun to wear. Once you make one, you’ll want to make a whole rainbow of roses. Decorate with one rose (as shown) or create a whole bouquet. It’s easy to do using the rolled hem and the differential feed on the serger. SUPPLIES Headband pattern Serger ¼ yard jersey knit…

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    Serger Education for Beginners & Beyond

    Serger Education – Your Guide for National Serger Month We can’t get enough of serger education, so we’re excited to dive right in for National Serger Month. If you don’t own a serger yet, now might be the time to add one to your sewing room and experiment with all the functions and fun stitches you can create with this multi-needle machine. And if you already own a serger, we may convince you to use it more often with our great serger education. About Sergers A serger is a sewing machine that typically has two needles at the top of the machine bed and two loopers underneath, inside the machine…

  • Luxe Lounge Wraps for the Holidays

    Luxe Lounge Wraps for the Holidays

    Create Luxe Lounge Wraps to Wear for the Holiday Season Luxe Lounge Wraps allow us to remain comfortable yet fashionable for holiday gatherings, photos and more this winter. The DIY Lounge Wrap pattern is so versatile – you can dress it up or down depending on the fabrics you choose! Specialty knits and velvets are great choices for holiday attire, keeping you cozy yet chic. Choose a sweater knit in a fun holiday print, like THIS ONE from So Sew English. Or opt for a plush velvet like THIS ONE, also from So Sew English. The little bit of spandex in the fabric give this fabric a great stretch, making…

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    How to Use A Serger – NEW Online Course

    How to Use A Serger learn the basics & beyond with Katrina Walker! In this Sulky Serger Sewing Session, Katrina Walker will teach you all about how to use a serger. You’ll learn everything from serger anatomy to basic stitches to decorative applications and more. Plus, Katrina will show you how to make a couple holiday home décor projects solely with a serger, using a jelly roll and gorgeous thread. Sign up before the Session is active and get $5 off your registration fee! SERGER SESSION DETAILS This Serger Session includes 5 Lessons, with multiple sections within each Lesson to navigate through at your own pace. With five video tutorials…