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All About the NEW Baby Lock Solaris!

Hey Girlfriends! Kris here! This post is part of a series of our weekly “Fri-yay Weekly Demo” series! Our lucky local customers love our weekly in-store demos. Every week we have a new demo at our demo table! I am going to be sharing these demos on our blog, along...

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Make a Disappearing 9-Patch Throw Quilt!

Hey Girlfriends! Kris here! This post is part of a series of our weekly “Fri-yay Weekly Demo” series! Our lucky local customers love our weekly in-store demos. Every week we have a new demo at our demo table! I am going to be sharing these demos on our blog, along...

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Why Buy a Sewing Machine from the Girlfriends?

Since I opened My Girlfriend’s Quilt Shoppe for my girlfriends, I wanted to be absolutely sure that I was offering the highest quality of machines along with the best prices that I could. Since the day we partnered with Baby Lock Sewing I have not regretted it one bit! I am so happy to be your friendly, neighborhood Baby Lock Dealership!

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Make a Reversible Pocket Placemat!

Hey Girlfriends! Kris here! This post is part of a series of our weekly “Fri-yay Weekly Demo” series! Our lucky local customers love our weekly in-store demos. Every week we have a new demo at our demo table! I am going to be sharing these demos on our blog, along...

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Sue Daley’s Rotating Cutting Mat!

I am obsessed with Sue Daley’s Rotating Cutting Mat! When my husband, Mike, first saw it he said, “that pink thing takes the fussy out of fussy cutting!”

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Sew Your Own Scrunchies!

This week on our demo table we learned how to sew your own scrunchies! I know… totally 90’s! But this hair accessory is making a BIG COME BACK!

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How to Make a Hanging Dishtowel!

This week at our demo table, we demonstrated how to make a hanging dishtowel! Adorn your kitchen with this darling, easy to make Hanging Dishtowel!

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What Needle to Use When!

Hey Girlfriends! Kris here! This post is the second in a series of our weekly "Fri-yay Weekly Demo" series! Our lucky local customers love our weekly in-store demos. Every week we have a new demo at our demo table! I am going to be sharing these demos on our blog,...

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My All-Time Favorite Thread!

Hey Girlfriends! Kris here! This post kicks off our weekly "Fri-yay Weekly Demo" series! Our lucky local customers love our weekly in-store demos. Every week we have a new demo at our demo table! I am going to be sharing these demos on our blog, along with releasing...

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Even a Sewing Beginner Can Make This Jelly Roll Rug!

Turn strips of fabric into a spiral masterpiece! This project is doable even for the beginner sewer. Kris Thurgood shares the supplies and method needed to pull off a jelly roll rug. Watch Kris on give some great tips for this fun project on Studio 5! .embed-container...

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Stitching Glossary!

When I am stitching, I find myself having to google every different stitch just to remind myself what they are. Does anyone else do this?! Well, I decided to just put some of my most used stitches all in one place! If I missed any stitches that you would like to see...

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How to Sew a Buttonhole on Your Sewing Machine

Hey Girlfriends! I can safely bet that many of you either once feared or still fear the dreaded button hole! How can I say this so confidently?! Well I too once avoided sewing a buttonhole at ALL COSTS! That was until I found out how EASY it is to sew a button hole as...

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Four Ways Get a Project Quilted!

Hi Girlfriends! Kris here! When I first started My Girlfriend's Quilt Shoppe I knew exactly what I wanted to give our customers. One of those things was OPTIONS! Even way back then, I was very skilled at ALMOST finishing a project. I would finish my quilt top, and...

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Personal Embroidery Projects on KSL Studio 5

Add a personal touch to all your sewing and craft projects! The embroidery machine does much more than you ever imagined! Check out just some of the fun projects you can accomplish on your embroidery machine in this short video with Kris on Studio 5!  ...

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The Mystery of Multiple Bobbin Cases!

Have you ever wondered why you have so many bobbin cases packaged inside of your sewing machine?! Well Doug straight from Baby Lock Headquarters says it best! Watch this video to discover when and why you would use all these different bobbin cases! Good luck and have...

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