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BurdaStyle + Spoonflower = Custom Creations

One of the best things about sewing is being able to completely customize a project, from the silhouette to the fabric to the embellishment. Creating your own fabric adds another level to customization, and lends itself well to the addition … Continue reading

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Gift Tags Printables! Free For Your Handmade Gifts

No ordinary gift tag will do for your holiday gift giving. Don’t settle for the old flimsy gift tag, top your gift with a tag that’s especially for the handmade present.  Creative Machine Embroidery magazine has created six fun gift … Continue reading

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Basic Training: Organizing Embroidery Designs 10+ Tips To Get Your Designs Organized

Avoid searching for embroidery design files by creating an organizational system. Use visual reference guides, digital sorting systems and a backup of all designs to easily find inspiration and begin stitching at a moment’s notice. IN A BIND Create a … Continue reading

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Basic Training: Embroidery Essentials – What You Need To Get Started

Discover the must-have and some nice-to-have tools and materials to help achieve embroidery success.                          

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What’s Your Favorite Type Of Embroidery?

Do you have a favorite type of embroidery? I love the slow nature of hand embroidery, but the more I do of machine embroidery I find that to be a lot of fun too! I have been working on my … Continue reading

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How To Build Up Your Embroidery Collection – Easily!

What Is The Internet Embroidery Club? Thank you all for being a part of this family who loves the wonderful, creative things that your remarkable embroidery machines can do. We’re striving to increase your enjoyment of this 21st century implementation … Continue reading

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Sew A Softie

Sew A Softie today and reconnect, slow down and share your love of sewing soft cute things with the next generation of sewists. Join us in July to Sew a Softie! The event was founded by Trixi Symonds, a designer, … Continue reading

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Basic Training: Needles

In the past, needle choice was limited to different needle sizes, but the current market offers so many choices, making it overwhelming. Learn the basic needle options to narrow down the choices and make needle selection easier. System •    The … Continue reading

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15 Patterns + 2 Embroidery Design Collections + Free Class!

It’s all in the details this summer! The best on-trend detail you can add to your 2017 garments is embroidery. This kit includes 15 digital sewing patterns and 2 collections of machine embroidery designs that you can load onto your … Continue reading

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Learn More Machine Embroidery Tricks & Tips!

Last year we released the Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery with Sara Gallegos as the host. That first season was one of our most popular video series. In series one Sara covered Now in season two Sara covers even more must … Continue reading

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