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Here is another sewing basic post. The directions below will show you how to install a slot, or centered zipper.

Click here to download the instructions!

Learn how to bind a quilt in 5 easy steps with Sara Gallegos in this video! For more inspiration and tips and tricks subscribe to Baby Lock's YouTube channel! Click here for the video.

If you are new to sewing  and want to learn how to gather fabric or want to check out some extra gathering tips, read on!

 

So, now we're going to tackle the invisible zipper (you'll need an invisible zipper about 1" shorter than your cut fabric measurement...so, if I cut my fabric 16" x 16", I'm going to look for a 15" invisible zipper...you can also get a longer one and shorten it).  Explore this "how-to" here.

Turn it inside out? You betcha!

Seriously, you turn your tee shirts and tote bags inside out to embroider?

Absolutely!

Some don't have the luxury of a professional six needle embroidery machine, or maybe you just prefer the sewing and embroidery combo that has a flat bed embroidery unit. Nothing wrong with that, but some items are just plain harder to hoop in these instances.

Small tees, totes, and other miscellaneous items can be easier handled if you turn them inside out. Jan Page shares an easy technique to solve embroidery on small pieces.  Click here to learn this technique.

Check out the tutorial video to see 3 Simple Ways to Applique!   Stephanie Struckmann will show you how to use this technique with an embroidery machine. Then, she will demonstrate the technique on a sewing machine with a knit fabric and a woven fabric. You'll also learn how to use Baby Lock's Fusible Applique paper to print your template on...it's seriously awesome! It makes life so much easier when appliqueing, and who doesn't love that?

Watch as Pam Damour shows you the easiest and quickest way to make continuous bias binding! All you need is 22" x 18.5" of fabric to get just over 5 yards of bias binding. Apply your new skill and take Pam's Elegant Pleated Pillow online class here.

Give your room a touch of high end luxury with a bed scarf customized by you to fit and match with your bedroom decor. The Baby Lock Jazz and the Coronet will make it easy to piece and quilt your bed scarf. Click here to download Instructions.

Create a tablet case using a 12” x 18” piece of reinforced felt while using the Baby Lock Aventura built-in frames and font. Why stop with one when you can create one for every person in your life or any color of your choosing? 

Click here to download instructions

Create this adorable head band using MonogramWorks from Designer’s Gallery. You won’t stop with just one make an accessory for every outfit or every season of the year.

Click here for project directions

MonogramWorks can be purchased at All Brands Servicecenter

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