Author Archives: Ellen

Embroidery Extravaganza!

I’ve just returned from the American Sewing Expo in Novi, MI. It was another great show full of inspiration! I spent the weekend running make-and-take demos in the Sew Experience Cafe, hosting the third annual Embroidery Extravaganza fashion show, and … Continue reading

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Bright Baby Quilt

Just when I finish one baby quilt, someone else has a baby and I have to start all over again. My cousin had a beautiful baby girl, Teagan Lily, and I had the pleasure of picking out bright flannels to … Continue reading

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CME Around the World Giveaway!

Are you traveling this summer, taking a staycation or none of the above? Show us where you’re spending your summer by taking a photo of yourself posing with an issue of Creative Machine Embroidery and posting it to our Facebook … Continue reading

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Quilt for Liam, Part 2

Well, I got what I wanted. Here is cutie pie Liam on his rocket quilt!

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Quilt for Liam

Shannon Dennis, one of our CME contributors, recently had a little baby boy. I love making baby quilts, so naturally I had to send her one made especially for Liam. Here are the cut pieces ready for sewing. After sewing … Continue reading

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CME e-Newsletter prize drawing

Next Wednesday, Mach 31, the CME e-Newsletter will arrive in your inbox, proving you are an e-Newsletter subscriber of course. At the end of the newsletter, there’s a chance to win a collection of Kwik Sew patterns. All you have … Continue reading

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CME at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo

Hello All! I spent the past five days in Puyallup, Washington, attending the annual Sewing & Stitchery Expo. I took some great classes, where I learned how to create fun and easy 3-D embroideries, how to finish a quilt with … Continue reading

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CME at CHA!

After spending two weeks gathering supplies for our booth, and making the super-cute thread spool topiaries, I’m finally sitting in the booth waiting for the show to start. Sure, our booth wasn’t as glamorous as those huge set-ups you’re likely … Continue reading

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13 sewing days left

I fear that I may not get my holiday gift sewing done…but this image of the checkout lines is my new motivation! Who wants to fight for a parking space and stand in line for a mass-produced gift when we … Continue reading

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Holiday Travel

Have you ever seen a plane at every gate at the airport? I recently traveled to Michigan to visit family and saw this upon arriving at my terminal. I had to share! I travel a lot, mostly to sewing shows … Continue reading

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