Friday, May 31, 2013

Snazzy new tool !

o why is the picture skewed?  sorry

Thursday, May 30, 2013


Hope you get to relax with a glass of our flavored water tonight!


We have a bouquet of lemon balm on the counter to share today!

Add 5 leaves of the mint and 3 small strawberries that have been sliced to a pitcher of water.

Let this sit for 3 hours and then enjoy a refreshing drink!

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Free embroidery designs!

Did you realize that there are free embroidery designs posted from time to time on
Here is the link:

New on the counter!

A fun gift idea for a sewing buddy! This "emergency kit" can be opened to find items such as graph paper, needles, chocolate, tea bag with sweetner, bandaid, and a quilter's tip! All of these and more are packaged in the pop top tin container!

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Donate, Change, Save!

You can make a difference! Our store is participating with the Sewing Project gathering machines for others. Donate a working sewing machine and get 10% off, up to $500 on a new BERNINA. Come by for details! Donate, change and save!

Saturday, May 25, 2013


We are open today 10-5. We will be closed Sunday and Memorial Day.
Enjoy your family and friends. Remember those who serve.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Thursday, May 23, 2013


We are open this Saturday 10-5. We are closed on Memorial Day.  Monday, May 27.

Keep it fun!

 What you 'got cooking' for Memorial Day?! We have fun fabrics for aprons or napkins or simple table toppers! These are just a few!

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Til May 31

Foot 57 and 57D are on special 25% off til the end of May! This is a great foot when you have several layers to "line up" and stitch. It is perfect for piecing quilt blocks, too!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Patching things up!

An old friend stops by!

Glad to catch up with Ellen for an afternoon!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Weekend Craft

We like to have pretty accessories with the nice bags and totes we sew. Here is a quick way to create your own leather key chain "on a dime"!  The link for instructions:

Friday, May 17, 2013

If you like peanut butter...try these!

No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies ..........(these are so yummy!)
Recipe by South Your Mouth

No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
2 cups sugar
Dash of salt
1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
1/2 cup milk
1 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups oatmeal
Waxed paper

In a large saucepan bring to a boil the sugar, salt, butter and milk. Boil mixture over medium heat for 1 full minute. Remove from heat immediately.

Add peanut butter and vanilla; stir well.  Add oatmeal and stir until thoroughly incorporated. On a sheet of waxed paper, drop mixture by the teaspoonfuls.  Drizzle with a mixture of cocoa, powdered sugar and water if desired.  Cool until set and firm.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Friday and Saturday...It's finally here!!!

Join us Friday, May 17 or Saturday, May 18.  10-4    $49 (Includes lunch)       
Attendees receive a gift valued over $599!
Plus learn, laugh and love all the tips for spectacular embroidery....details and secrets and hints! Get an intro to embroidery and quilting programs! And samples that showcase ideas you will like!
Register while you are at the store or call 919-782-2945.

Thursday, May 16

Wishing the ladies at Super Sew Day an exciting event! Thank you Sue for all your preparation! We are ready to sew, create and celebrate at Bernina World of Sewing!!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013


The voice of this blog decided to prepare for Peggy's Accidental Landscape class by visiting a few "locations"! Peggy's landscape class June 10 is perfect for beginners! Painting with fabric!

Monday, May 13, 2013

Fun events this week!

 Join Sue Thursday this week to experience BERNINA's best! 580, 780, 830 and Designworks! 10:45 is full. Call 919-782-2945 to register for 1:45!

This fabulous presentation is on Friday and Saturday. This is for anyone who wants the nitty gritty on great embroidery results! Best presentation on stabilizers and tips I have ever heard by any company! Participants receive a significant gift package from us! Call to register. Space is limited.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Friday, May 10, 2013


 A rare find.....children's sweet story book with quilt panel and stuffed cat!

New for you!

Inside these inventory for you!!!

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Wednesday, May 8, 2013


We still think some of the old ways are good ways! We still like to compose a newsletter for our customers. Marilyn still likes to write a special note just to you! And we hope that you find a class/presentation/event that you would like to be a part of each month! Find the newsletter tab on the left  side of our website home page. You may also pick up a paper copy for your calender at the store! Welcome to our late spring/summer get togethers!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

2 techs!

Ever had a face like that?! Wondering what in the world happened?! Take it to our techs Sylvia and John! BERNINA certified and determined to find solutions for you! That's customer service!

Monday, May 6, 2013

It's not sink or swim!

Are you a beginner...or WANT to be a beginner quilter?!  You can learn while you stitch up this totally fun project with Nancy.  She is a teacher through and through...meaning she is goooood! Bedazzle your fish with yoyo's prairie points and rickrack.  Be happy! Class meets May 20 and June 3, 17 at 6pm.   919-782-2945 to register!

Sunday, May 5, 2013


In 3 days: 70+ sewing buddies at Bernina Club; 200 Saturday Sampler participants; bus of 26 high school students choosing fabric for their end of the year project. Saying "thank you" to our treasured customers, and enjoy a day off to our dedicated and caring staff! Job well done : )

Friday, May 3, 2013

May celebratations!

Do you have a May birthday? Come shop with us and enjoy a special birthday discount!!!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Purple Beauty!

 Nola is not afraid to have fun with her quilts! They make us smile!