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No Time For Stress – Find Easy Gifts To Make

‘Tis the season to not be stressed out. Thanksgiving is over and now the planning for December has begun. Have you started to make gifts for family and friends? I love embroidering tea towels for gifts. Working with cotton is … Continue reading

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Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery: Preview 12

Hello fans of Creative Machine Embroidery magazine. We are excited about the latest launch of a new machine embroidery series. This series teaches and inspires both new and experienced machine embroiderers to get the most out of their machine investment and create … Continue reading

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Easy To Sew Gifts + FREE Designs!

Easy Does It In this crazy busy time of the year, the last thing we need is complicated projects to sew. Here are a few suggestions for  sewing projects that you can do in a few hours. Use these ideas … Continue reading

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Steampunk, for the uninitiated is a sub genre of science fiction that masterfully blends Victorian and futuristic elements. Don’t confuse it with Goth or Emo. Steampunk in my opinion is far more artful, especially when its done right. Here is … Continue reading

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We Wanted YOU To Hear First….

Good News! New classes for beginner and advanced level machine embroiderists are starting soon! Plus, a hot-off the presses book from Lisa Archer and our new issue is out! First, just for the beginner, we have CME columnist Lisa Archer’s … Continue reading

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Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery: Preview 10

Hello fans of Creative Machine Embroidery magazine. We are excited about the latest launch of a new machine embroidery series. This series teaches and inspires both new and experienced machine embroiderers to get the most out of their machine investment and create … Continue reading

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Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery Series: Preview 8 Trapunto Designs

If you are new to machine embroidery, you’ll love this new series. If you need a refresher this series might just be the thing to get you back to creating beautiful machine embroidery garments, crafts and quilts. You can purchase … Continue reading

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How To Become Certified( In Sewing Not In Crazy)

I get a lot of questions on what certification means when taking a online or face-to-face class. It’s a good question and I think it deserves a bit of space, because some of these classes can be expensive, so you’ll … Continue reading

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Kids Off to School? Now’s The Time To Get Back 2 Sewing!

Jill Case Online Editor, CME cmemag.com Back 2 Sewing For many kids school has started. For a lucky few school starts after Labor Day. But for most of the country we can still enjoy warm, perfect end of summer temperatures.This … Continue reading

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Easy To Sew & Fast To Finish Projects & Ideas

Currently I am working on a new quilt even though I haven’t finished the first one and never will. I grew tired of the old quilt, and really wasn’t that invested in it to start. This one is different. I … Continue reading

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