Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Density Decision

Density or stitch spacing in machine embroidery makes a huge impact. By changing the density of the thread or the stitch spacing you can manipulate a design to look exceptionally different. The more fabric that shows through a design, the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway Free Scissors Winner!

Hello readers! Thank you all for sharing how you got started with machine embroidery. I was introduced to machine embroidery when I started at my dream job and I think it’s absolutely amazing! It’s such a fun way to embellish, … Continue reading

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Trick-or-Treat! Free Halloween apron patterns!

Halloween isn’t always just about the decorations and the candy you hand out to cute little trick-or-treaters; there are tons of parties and family gatherings, which mean food. So what better way to show your festiveness that a cute Halloween … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway – FREE Scissors!

Happy Wednesday, Embroiderers! This Wednesday is a very special giveaway, because we’re giving away an AMAZING prize! Enter now for your chance to win a pair of Simplicity 7.5″ applique duckbill scissors AND 4 1/2″ angled tweezers, perfect for precision … Continue reading

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Halloween is coming! Decorate with these free designs!

It may only be the end of September, but Halloween is getting closer and it’s time to start decorating! To help you get a jump on things this year, here are a few free patterns and project ideas. Beautiful Decorative … Continue reading

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Adventures in Machine Embroidery!

Machine embroidery can be simple, though when you sit down in front of the machine for the first time, it doesn’t seem that way. I have been sewing for many years and done my fair share of hand embroidery, but … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to Janice! Your comment about embroidering quilts has won you a copy of Sharman’s Vintage Garden by Jenny Haskins. Thank you to everyone for commenting and entering this week. Stay tuned for future Wednesday Giveaways for your chance to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway!

This week we have a fabulous prize straight from the pages of the September/October issue of Creative Machine Embroidery. Sharman’s Vintage Garden by Jenny Haskins provides detailed directions to create a stunning quilted and embroidered masterpiece. Whether you make it … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Calla F.! Your comment about embroidering clothing has won you the mysterious and exciting grab bag. Thank you to everyone for commenting and entering this week. Stay tuned for future Wednesday Giveaways for your chance to win fabulous … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway!

Happy Wednesday everyone! The team at Creative Machine Embroidery has been quite busy this week. That doesn’t mean we don’t have an awesome prize for you to win. Gathered from the four corners of the crafting world, we present to … Continue reading

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