What’s new in the embroidery world? This question is asked consistently on our Facebook page and it’s the topic of many discussions in our sewing forum at sewingdistrict.com. Many of you want advice for choosing a new embroidery machine, guidance for finding the right tool and help in deciding what to embroider next. (Visit sewingdistrict.com and become a member to contribute your thoughts to these and many more discussions.) It’s one of our missions to show you the latest and greatest innovative products to keep you informed of what’s new. Turn to page 10 for a slew of fun must-haves that will inspire you to get creative.
New products aren’t the only things that get your juices flowing. You often tell us that you want to learn new techniques that utilize those products. Try your hand at a new fagotting technique by making the linen towels featured on page 52. Or take 3-D embroidery to the next level with the bouffant flower pomanders on page 30. From heirloom looks (“Vinatge Charm”) to contemporary styles (“Sheer Delight”), there’s something for everyone in this issue.
Whether you talk to us on Facebook, tweet with us on Twitter, comment on our blogs or participate in our Sewing District Sew & Tell community, we’re listening. Turn to “On the Web” on page 66 to read the recent hot topics posted on our social networking sites. Keep the conversations going and tell us what you want to see in CME!
Learn secrets to embroidering chiffon, lace, batiks and more with the July/August issue as your guide. Plus find out all you need to know about 3-D designs when this issue hits newsstands on June 12.
We’ve added a new contributor to the Creative Machine Embroidery roster! Jenny Haskins is joining us as the writer of our new “Dear Jenny” column on page 60. Send her your questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Digital issues of Creative Machine Embroidery, Sew News and Sew it All are now available at quiltandsewshop.com/category/Digital-Issues. Easily view each issue on a desktop, laptop or tablet computer.
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