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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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Ready For Endless Machine Embroidery Projects?

Do you love your embroidery machine, of course you do! Have you ever wondered what else that talented piece of equipment can do? Then this course is for you! We’ll explore how easily your embroidery machine can become your best … Continue reading

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Bukhara Embroidery

Some of the most amazing embroidery comes from an old province in Uzbekistan.  I haven’t been to Uzbekistan yet. But, I was fortunate to see  a few pieces of embroidery work from the region from a local exhibit a few … Continue reading

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Tips For Embroidering On Sweater Knits

Sweater knits are lovely to wear, sew and embroider on. Sweater knits are available in a wide variety of types from sheer and lightweight to heavy, textured and dense. Single knits have a knit look to them on the reverse … Continue reading

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Embroidery Machine

Are you interested in learning more about your embroidery machine, how to make beautiful embroidered projects? Did you purchase your embroidery machine thinking you’d take classes later, but never found the time? Has life gotten in the way (gasp!) of … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Use Your Embroidery Machine? What’s Holding You Back?

Life gets in the way of sewing doesn’t it? I love my embroidery machine but I just don’t make the time to use it. Usually what I do is cut out a garment pattern and sew it together in a … Continue reading

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A Little Red Coat: Free Patterns With Class

When I saw this Little Red Coat I thought of my own little red coat I had as a kid. Mine was made out of wool had a faux mink collar, black lining and big glossy black buttons. I LOVED … Continue reading

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Who Cares About Embroidery – Are Fiber Arts A Dying Craft?

Ever since we’ve been introduced to Jamie Chalmers aka Mr. X Stitch we, in the office have been having some lively discussions about the state of embroidery, machine and hand. We wanted to include you in the discussion too, because  … Continue reading

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Trends In Machine Embroidery + A Freebie!

Trends in Machine Embroidery If you love machine embroidery you’re in luck. 2017 looks to be the year of the embroidery machine. From sewing machine manufacturers to rock videos to rocking the red carpet machine embroidery is leaving its mark. … Continue reading

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Free Designs + New Columns & More for 2017!

Is It Spring Yet? It’s kind of funny, but as soon as January rolls around my thoughts move to spring. We have at least 3 months of winter left so I’m in for a long tortuous time of it. Speaking … Continue reading

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