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Behind the Stitch: 4-Thread Overlock Stitch

Learn about the 4-Thread Overlock Stitch and why it’s perfect to sew knits. Plus, learn to make a quick headband. Check out this April Special on the Baby Lock Eclipse DX!

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Behind The Stitch: Decorative Cover Stitching

Create beautiful cross hatching with the cover stitch on the Baby Lock Ovation using decorative thread. With 5” to the right of the needle, you have plenty of room to add decorative stitching to home décor projects or large quilts.

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Behind the Stitch: Stabilizing Knits

Learn how to easily stabilize your knits for should seams, zippers, decorative stitching and more. Click here to see the awesome bundle available for the Imagine!

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Sweet Little Swimsuit

Swimsuits are really pretty easy, once you get the hang of it and baby swimsuits are the perfect place to start! Make this adorable swimsuit for the little darling in your life, while getting great practice with your serger and

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Pieced Hot Pad

Wanting to test out your hand on quilt piecing with a serger? This small hot pad project is perfect to get your feet wet and is a great scrap buster with a practical use! Skill Level: Beginner Created by: Stephanie

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Over-the-Rainbow Pillow

Get completely comfortable with threading and stitching the Cover Stitch. You’ll learn to use regular and decorative serger threads on your Baby Lock Ovation to make a fun 16” x 16” pillow project! Skill Level: Intermediate Created by: Stephanie Struckmann,

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Magnificent Maxi Dress

Maxi dresses are perfect for any occasion and the Baby Lock Imagine makes this little number so easy to create, too. Stitch it up in just a few hours and wear it the same evening. Created by: Stephanie Struckmann, Totally

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Sew Your Own Swimsuit!

This simple bikini can be created quickly from self-drafted pattern pieces made from a few simple measurements. Play around with a wide variety of knit fabrics for your construction to achieve a stylish swimsuit that is comfortable to wear all

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Decorative Flatlock Zippered Pouch

Zippered pouches never go out of style. They’re quick to sew and fun to personalize for that special someone. Use a flatlock stitch and metallic thread on leather or linen to make your next gift a standout! Created by: Stefanie

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Big-Bigger Canvas Tote

Serge a reversible tote by Nancy Zieman that expands from big to bigger to handle laundry and storage need. It’s perfect for kids going off to college or college grads moving to start a career. Created by: Nancy Zieman, Sewing with

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