Here’s a great little project for our DesignMagic stencils – or one of your own designs! My Magic Mats pattern is the simplest way to make a placemat that I can think of. All you need is two pieces of fabric, some interfacing, one paintstik, one brush, and one pair of DesignMagic stencils. It’s easy! […]
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As part of my visit to Bernina University, I offered the dealers and shop owners a free DesignMagic stencil along with a free project. (More on the project at the end of the post.) I was really interested to see which of the 4 stencils (Safari, Scroll, Fractured-X or Wavy Squares) they would choose most frequently.
While all of the stencils were popular, 35% of the dealers chose the Scroll stencil to make the sample for their project. The most frequent comment was that they liked the circular lines of the design — often referred to as “curlicues.”
It has been a busy week here in Orlando at Bernina University. We opened the Merchant Mall at 7:30 am yesterday so the dealers could do their last minute shopping. (That was a bit early after a couple of leisurely mornings… yikes!) I had a lovely spot in the hall with great neighbors, so it […]
I’m in lovely Orlando for Bernina University, the annual training event for Bernina dealers. Most of the dealers are from the US, but a number of Canadian and other international dealers also made the trip. I’m an exhibitor in the Bernina Store area — it’s like a mini trade show that features a number of […]