Spring Sew Fair 2024 Recordings!

A big thank you to everyone who came out and made this year's Spring Sew Fair such a great success! We couldn't do it without you, so to say thanks, we're uploading the FULL videos of the seminars for everyone to watch!

Whether you missed Sew Fair, or just want to re-watch the seminars at your own pace, these videos will give you ALL the information from the two "PAMS" of Sew Fair 2024!

Pam Mahshie

Pam Damour

Quilting on a Serger?

You might have never thought a serger would be something a quilter would need – but you’d have been wrong! Come see the many advantages there are for piecing with a serger and how you can elevate your quilts to a whole new level!

Power Sewing

Pam will share some of her hard learned tips for best results and a variety of techniques. She will demonstrate specialty techniques and discuss how to achieve the fastest and easiest results. She will also bring a trunk packed with samples and exciting projects.

Make Your Garments POP!

From elastic to zippers and piping, there's a world of creative possibilities awaiting you! Whether you're returning to garment sewing or just starting out, join us to explore delightful and effortless techniques to infuse your wardrobe with style and flair, and make them POP!.

Steps to a Perfect Bag

Great bags just don’t happen. To create the perfect bag, whether it be a pattern or your own design, knowing the fundamentals in bag making is essential. Author of the best-selling bag book called Hold Everything, Pam will teach you how to create a variety of bag strap styles, bag bottoms, pockets, and zipper insertions. She’ll also educate you on different bag hardware and stabilizers, and how to use them. Be the first to see her latest bag patterns from the “Alphabet Series”, and future bags patterns coming soon!

Embellishments on your Serger!

Come off the edge creatively with your serger! Using total stitch control gives you endless opportunities to create stitches you previously could only dream of. Then, let’s talk about weight... of thread and what it does for your creativity. Learn all the ways to expand your projects with decorative serging!

Finishing School

Step into the realm of flawless finishes with the renowned "Diva of Great Finishing Techniques," Pam. Get ready to be wowed as she showcases her signature touches for creating stunning quilts, home decor projects, pillows, and beyond. Pam will unveil her secrets for piped binding, effortless binding methods, elegant pleated trims, piping perfection, captivating Zentangle designs on fabric, ingenious zipper tricks, and a whole lot more! Don't miss this chance to elevate your crafting skills to new heights under Pam's expert guidance.

Meet The Pams

Pam Mahshie is the Business Manager for Overlocker Machines with BERNINA of America. In this role, Pam leads product development directly with BERNINA factories, position and train BERNINA Dealers and work with the Education Department to create stimulating consumer events.


Prior to joining BERNINA of America, Mahshie spent over 30 years at Baby Lock where she held many roles including Regional and District Sales Manager, Educational Director and Ambassador of Education. Throughout the years, she has also appeared on numerous PBS programs including Sewing with Nancy, Martha’s Sewing Room and Quilting with Marianne and Mary Fons.

Known as the “Decorating Diva” Pam Damour learned early in life, while spending time on her grandparents’ farm, that making something from “scratch” was not only a way of life but it was the better way of doing things. Holding on to those values she went from farm to fabric and has had a very successful 35+ year career as an interior designer and sewing professional. Pam offers professional drapery workroom training to the trade and consumers. As a seasoned career speaker, she travels internationally teaching her specialty techniques that have brought her years of continued business as the “Couture of Home Dec Sewing”.