Author Archives: Ellen

CME goes to the Janome Convention!

I recently returned from the Janome Institute in Orlando. The convention is full of vendors and new products for retailers to peruse and stock their shops for the coming months. Janome unveiled a slew of new revamped machines, including the … Continue reading

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Hello Readers! I just returned from Martha Pullen’s Sewing Market in Arlington, TX. What a fabulous time! Colleen Skells, Associate Editor, and I managed to pull off our first ever error-free fashion show event. Here is our mention in the … Continue reading

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CME at American Sewing Expo

Join us at the American Sewing Expo in Novi, MI September 25 to 27 at the Rock Financial Showplace. It’s three days of the most sewing fun ever. Bring your friends and take classes, watch fashion shows (especially the Creative … Continue reading

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Free Project from CME!

Hi Readers! For those of you who missed it, here is the free project download we offered last August.  It’s for a very cute sweater with ribbons and embroidery. Enjoy! 

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CME oops!

Hello Readers, I want to inform all of you that we printed a huge error in the Must Haves section of our current July/August issue. We listed the Bernina 830 machine as having a MSRP of $1995.00. Several of you … Continue reading

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CME & Halloween!

Hello CME fans! We’re getting ready to wrap up our Sept/Oct issue, and it has made me so ready for Halloween! Inside this issue, we’re challenging you to send in photos of your favorite homemade Halloween costumes (embroidered or not). … Continue reading

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CME is on Facebook!

Come join us on Facebook! CME has a new fan page, where you can interact with fellow readers and learn abut the new offerings from CME. Just search for Creative Machine Embroidery magazine and you’ll find us! You can send … Continue reading

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Hi Everyone! I’d like to invite you to take a sewing survey. We’ll choose one random winner from all entrants to win a sewing gift basket valued at over $500! It only has 20 questions, and should only take 3 … Continue reading

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We’ve started our November/December issue planning and it’s about 70 degrees today. It’s always strange to photograph summer dresses in the wintertime and holiday stockings in the heat of summer, but that’s the life of magazine publishing! There are so … Continue reading

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CME at the Puyallup Sewing & Stitchery Expo

The Puyallup Sewing & Stitchery Expo took place in the end of February…and I am just now getting to the blog to tell you all about it! For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Sewing & Stitchery Expo, … Continue reading

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