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Friday FREEBIE! Free Design For National Embroidery Month

It’s Friday again, and we’re giving away another free design to celebrate National Embroidery Month! Today is the Chinese New Year, and Monday is Presidents Day, so it seemed like a design from our Fireworks collection would be appropriate. After … Continue reading

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Creative Machine Embroidery New Mar/Apr 2018 Issue

The March/April 2018 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery just hit newsstands, and we couldn’t be more excited for you to explore it! The cover features an amazing leather handbag by Katrina Walker. The related article will teach you all the … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Embroidery Month With A Free Design

It’s the second Friday of National Embroidery month, and you know what that means! Friday Freebie! Valentine’s Day is next week, so something lovey seemed apropos for this Friday’s freebie. I looked right away to the adorable Love Is in … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Embroidery Month

To celebrate Embroidery Month, we’re giving away an embroidery design every Friday! I’ve been digging into the CME archives to find some of my favorite designs that you may not have seen recently. Today’s Groundhog Day, and while we don’t … Continue reading

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Embroidered Sachets: Tips and Tricks

I have a special place in my heart for the in-the-hoop sachets in the Jan/Feb 2018 issue. While the concept of the project was a group effort, I was the one who laid out the construction process for the digitizers. … Continue reading

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Embroider Tea Towels – In Time For Tea Month!

Embroidery on tea towels is one of the easiest machine embroidery projects you can do. And, it’s the perfect time to do so! Did you know that January is Hot Tea Month? Isn’t that just perfect? January is the perfect … Continue reading

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Machine Embroidery Goals for 2018

As I started thinking about New Year’s Resolutions, I was challenged to think of some embroidery “resolutions” — though I would be more inclined to call them goals — for 2018. It was an interesting thought experiement; does one really … Continue reading

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DIY Mittens From Sweaters

DIY mittens from sweaters is a fun project to make and give. If you’re looking for a cute last-minute embroidered gift we’ve got you covered! The Jan/Feb 2018 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery just hit newsstands, and it happens to … Continue reading

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Luggage Tags – DIY

Travel in style with a personalized luggage tags. Luggage tags are always a good idea for quick identification in crowded luggage carousels.  If you’re looking for a jazzy set luggage tags then the Travel Tags featured in the Nov/Dec 2017 … Continue reading

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Sewing Mini Christmas Stockings

One of our favorite parts of each issue of Creative Machine Embroidery is the “In the Hoop” column. In-the-hoop projects are so fun — it’s really interesting to see how Lisa Archer, our columnist, designs the projects to go together … Continue reading

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