Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wednesday Giveaway!

Happy Halloween everyone!  Since it’s a holiday we are giving away two very Halloween prizes to two very lucky winners! The first prize is a pack of embroidery designs from Sublime Stitching.    These vital organs are sure to add a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway Winner!

Happy Friday readers! Our Wednesday giveaway prize this week was a cross-stitch book from Andrews McMeel Universal,Love Kills Slowly, 30 Cross-Stitch Patterns from Ed Hardy. This book is filled with inspiration from the iconic tattoo artist Ed Hardy. Using his fun designs, … Continue reading

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Free Potholder Patterns and Designs!

A colorful potholder can brighten up any kitchen.  Embroider designs on them so they double as decorations! Buy one pre-made, or make one yourself using the free patterns from Sew it All Magazine and Sew it All TV! Hot Seat Protect … Continue reading

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5 Terrycloth Tips!

1)      Always use a topper! Due to the high loft of terrycloth, a piece of stabilizer on top is very important. It’s best to use water-soluble stabilizer for ease of removal after stitching. 2)      Cut-away stabilizer on the back of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway! Win a book from Andrews McMeel Universal!

Happy Wednesday! Today we’re busy in the office with prep for 2013 and all the fantastic issues of Creative Machine Embroidery to come. We’re also looking back at forms of embroidery that didn’t necessarily use a machine. The first embroidery … Continue reading

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Free preview issue of new sister publication- Love of Crochet!

 As an embroidery enthusiast, we know you love handmade items.  That’s why we’re so excited to introduce you to our new sister publication, Love of Crochet.  This brand-new magazine includes patterns for garments, gifts, accessories and home décor—over 25 in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway Winner!

Last week‘s Wednesday Giveaway winner was Mary B. She responded to the question: What time of day do you prefer to embroider? Mary said: “I like to embroider any time…it usually happens toward evening. Working 2 days a week and … Continue reading

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Scraps Aplenty!

Halloween fabric, or any seasonal print for that matter, is simply too fun to pass up. Why resist purchasing a ghoulish print from a favorite designer if you plan to make something fabulous?  Maybe an apron, a trick-or-treat bag or … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway!

Merry Wednesday to you! We’re celebrating the middle of the week with a photo shoot for an upcoming issue of CME. While we arrange the perfect images for the magazine, you can win a fabulous prize. Today we are giving … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveway Winner!

Thanks to everyone for entering our giveaway for a fantastic Sulky grab bag! We asked how many embroidery UFOs you currently have and randomly drew from all the commenters. The lucky winner is Jeanne, who said “Three partially finished and … Continue reading

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