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SQE Professional
June 2007

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Features
The Sew Simply Academy Opens
Baby Lock announces partnership with Eleanor Burns
Altered to Fit
Beyond the Mall: 3 easy steps to Target Teens
Freedom Quilts comfort families
Quilter’s Quarters: Down on the Farm
Fiber Artist Meryl Ann Butler Creates Virginia Tech Comfort Quilts
Embroidery business evolves at Nuttalls’ featuring machines from Brother International Corporation

Columns
Doctor Stitch by Ray Winslow, Allyn International
Creative Solutions by Joi Mahon, Dress Forms Design Studio
Sewing & Embroidery Solutions by Marie Duncan, VSM Sewing, Inc.
Web Site Success by Paula Mariedaughter & Jeanne Neath, Quilt Professionals
Guest Editorial by Howard J. Anderson, Stony Brook Sew & Vac & Long View Retail Consulting

Projects
Mokumé Gané Letter
T-Shirt Cami
Seasonal Wallhanging

Back to the basics techniques
Do you know your feet? Lesson #2 Piping Foot

Association News
VDTA/SDTA Membership Application
VDTA/SDTA Associate Members List

Industry News
Bernina artista 730E Tops Consumers Digest “Best Buy” list
Consumers Digest rates two machines from Brother as “Best Buy” in sewing & embroidery
Palmer/Pletsch trains sewing teachers with newly revised book

Industry Products
Unbounded Inspiration: The Mary Ellen Hopkins Collection from Seattle Bay Fabrics
Edelen Wille Vintage Design, now on fabric for Marcus!
RNK Distributing offers new Jenny Haskins’ Dissolve Magic
Brother’s new Holiday Card No. 77 gives “permission to play”

Convention Watch
VDTA/SDTA 2007 Summer Convention in Cleveland, OH -- Information & Registration