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The Merry Mug Mat Tutorial

The Merry Mug Mat Tutorial

Using a Singer Featherweight cookie cutter, make this Merry Mug Mat and have gingerbread milk and cookies for the holidays!

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Vintage Christmas Hot Pads

Vintage Christmas Hot Pads

Shop the Vintage Christmas Hotpad Kit HERE   OR, if you've made the Vintage Christmas Sampler Quilt already, then you'll have plenty of scrappy fabric leftover* to make one of these as a fun gift.  It's the perfect small project to sew on your Featherweight as a last-minute Christmas present! ...

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Mini Iron Purse Kit

Mini Iron Purse Kit

Shop the Mini Iron Purse Kit HERE Products Used:Mini Travel IronFabricFeatherweight Accurate Seam Square & Seam Guide or or 1/4" Foot - Low Shank ScantOlfa Rotary Cutter12" x 18" Lori Holt Reversible Cutting MatSewline Water Erasable Roller Ball PenSuper Fine Glass Head PinsAurifil ThreadC...

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Early Featherweight Bobbin Adjustment

Early Featherweight Bobbin Adjustment

Today, we are going to review the early bobbin winder from the 1933 and 1934 Featherweights, and troubleshoot a loose bobbin seated on the post. Tools Needed or Recommended: Bobbin WinderBobbinsSlim Kitchen Knife (Paring Knife)Other Products Mentioned:Thread As you can see in the picture below, ...

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Love Letter Pillow Cover Sewalong - Part 4

Love Letter Pillow Cover Sewalong - Part 4

Binding a Pillow Cover! ... Or use these tips for your next quilt!  Part 4 is the final installment of our Conversation Love Letter Pillow Sewalong!  We are very excited to finally display our little pillows and just in time for Valentine's Day!  Are you just now joining and feeling late to th...

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Love Letter Pillow Cover Sewalong - Part 3 (Walking Foot Tutorial, too!)

Love Letter Pillow Cover Sewalong - Part 3 (Walking Foot Tutorial, too!)

Let's Quilt on the Featherweight! We are now moving on to the quilting process of the Love Letter Pillow.  If you aren't quite finished with piecing your final block, then refer back to Part 2 of the Sewalong for some piecing tips.  For quilting, we have opted to use the Walking Foot desig...

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Love Letter Pillow Cover Sewalong - Part 2

Love Letter Pillow Cover Sewalong - Part 2

Now Let's Sew! If you haven't selected, squared or cut out your fabric yet, then refer back to Part 1 of the Sewalong before proceeding. I like to place a little pencil mark next to each instruction I have completed. Doing so means I will know right where I left off if I have to set my project...

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Love Letter Pillow Cover Sewalong - Part 1

Love Letter Pillow Cover Sewalong - Part 1

Hello everyone! The Featherweight Shop team has eagerly been awaiting today, when we get to share this lovely Valentine's themed kit - the "Conversation Love Letter Pillow Cover!" We hosted a Featherweight Fellowship and sew along in 2018 and are revisiting that fun tutorial again, week by w...

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Stitch Along:  Singer Featherweight in Cross-Stitch - Part 2

Stitch Along: Singer Featherweight in Cross-Stitch - Part 2

Singer Featherweight in Cross Stitch – Faster Stitching & Fixing Mistakesby Kristen Clay, guest blogger Time for a progress update on the lovely Singer Featherweight cross stitch kit! As you can see, it has started to definitely look like a sewing machine...

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Restore Along Part 31

Restore Along Part 31

Welcome back to the Restore Along with Julia and Tulip. Previously, Julia has applied one full set of practice coats of paint to Jill, the Featherweight donated to her for practice purposes. After assessing the results, she stripped all the paint off Jill and reset for another round. You can catc...

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