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Charity Gift Bag Tutorial for the Serger & Sewing Machine

Since 2002 Heirloom Creations and Sara Snuggerud have hosted the Charity Gift Bag event first in conjuction with Sara’s birthday and now aligned with the USA Today’s National Make-A-Difference Day. This year it will be the 14th annual event! Over the years we have filled and delivered over 10,000 bags filled with basic necessities. This […]

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Attic Window Quilt Blocks with No Y Seams

How many of you have shied away from making an Attic Window quilt because you didn’t want to master the dreaded mitered corner or “Y” seam? From a very young age I have loved Attic Window quilts. I learned to get good looking mitered corners for my windows I had to practice and practice to […]

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The Sewing Party – Classes for $1.33 each!

How would you like to take over 30 online classes on everything from home décor, fashion sewing, quilting and upcycling, crafting, costume design, techniques for turning your craft into an entrepreneurial venture, and more, for only $1.33 per class? Then you want to join The Sewing Party! Enter the SPECIAL CODE:    HV92106 Sara had the […]

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2014 Husqvarna Viking Convention Recap – PLUS FREE Jewelry Designs

September 2014 – Each year Husqvarna Viking hosts a national convention for their dealers. They use this week with their dealers to introduce new Husqvarna Viking sewing machines, accessories, embroidery designs, software and other innovative items. It is also a time for dealers to interact with other store owners from around America and Canada to […]

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Prairie Points & Chevrons in 3 Easy Steps

The classic look of prairie points can be found on quilts with early 1930’s fabrics and even earlier. It was a fun way to use up remaining squares of fabric will adding a decorative border to a quilt. These individualized pieces had to be placed, pinned and stitched with expert accuracy. Today, the quilt ruler […]

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I’d Be Quiltin’ II Bag of the Month

This bag is the ultimate in size! I’d Be Quiltin’ II by Stitchin’ Sisters one of the biggest bags you will ever make! Then you will have the perfect bag to tote your king size quilts to quilt guild or your local sewing store for show and tell. Or use it even to carry your […]

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Modern Triangles by HoopSisters

Love the look of modern quilting but want to skip all the straight line stitching? Then use your embroidery machine. I recently saw in person the actual sewn out quilt of the HoopSisters Modern Triangles. With “Modern Quilting” on my brain from a recent Sewtopia Sewing Club, this looked easy to complete. How hard would […]

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Celebrity Sightings at Heirloom Creations

Shhh…We have just checked in seven movie star celebrities for their annual nip and tuck spa treatments at Heirloom Creations. Morgan Freeman and Betty White are sergers. James Earl Jones, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett, Audrey Hepburn, Harrison Ford are all Bernina sewing machines. At Augustana College here in Sioux Falls, SD, the theater department have […]

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Sewtopia Sewing Club – “Christmas in July”

Christmas comes around every year on December 25. So why does it sneak up on people? They didn’t start in July. Christmas in July seems to be a popular catch-phrase for retailers. But for the sewing world it means the start of holiday sewing. By starting early enough in the year on holiday projects, we […]

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