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Making Mobiles: papercraft on the Juki DX7

Tools and Materials white and bright pastel A4 card paper scissors for cutting the cardboard shapes a pen or pencil for tracing the design pretty thread for stitching the mobile together a topstitch needle for stitching through the cardboard layers an awesome sewing machine Cutting out the card shapes I chose A4 card in the …

Merry & Bright Christmas Tree Table runner tutorial

 I love driving around at night and seeing all the lovely Christmas lights. I’ve tried to capture that joy in this raw edge applique project.  Black backing fabric creates a brilliant night sky and bright saturated Kaffe Fassett-type fabrics work well for the trees. Choosing just the right threads made the trees light up with …

One Hour Wonder – Naughty and Nice Bunting Tutorial

Here’s a fast and fun last minute Christmas project. It’s naughty because it’s just so easy! Using the air threading JUKI MO2000 overlocker to stitch the bunting together is fast, fun and fabulous. It’s nice because the bunting is double sided and looks lovely from every angle. The extra weight makes them hang nicer too. …