Author Archives: Nicki

Sew it All TV Season 9 news + book giveaway!

Hello crafty friends! You might be interested to know that Sew it All TV season 9 begins airing on PBS stations nationwide at the end of March! Guests on season 9 include Stephanie Ohnmacht, Sarai Mitnick, Denise Wild, Melissa Mora and 9 more … Continue reading

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LunchBox Quilts Mixed Mutts Design Pack Giveaway!

Enter to Win! Enter to win this LunchBox Quilts Mixed Mutts design pack! Dog lovers rejoice! The dogs are out! Ten whimsical applique embroidery mixed mutts adorn the quilt. A doghouse, fire hydrant, dog bones and paws complete the quilt. … Continue reading

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Multicrafting and Embroidery (Plus a FREE design!)

Embroidery is one medium that lends itself well to a host of other craft techniques. Have you knit or sewn something? Embroider it! Embroider a swatch and frame it or modge podge it onto something else. Quilting and machine embroidery … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (Day 10) Win Pfaff 6D Embroidery Software

Happy Friday Readers! Thanks for sticking with us for our 12 Days of Christmas. Congratulations to yesterday’s winner of the SINGER® HEAVY DUTY sewing machine, Diane G! Check your inbox for an email from me, so we can get you your new … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways Day 8

 Welcome to day 8 of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! Congratulations to Victoria R! Victoria won yesterday’s prize of H|CLASS 100Q Sewing Machine from Husqvarna Viking! Check your inbox for an email with instructions on how to claim your prize! … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (Day 4) Win a Design & Stabilizer Pack!

Congratulations to yesterday’s winner: Dana R! Check your inbox for an email from me! I hope you’re all getting into the spirit of the season. It’s a little hard when you’re used to snow and there’s none, but all the festive lights … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways Day 2: Win a thread pack!

Hello machine embroidery enthusiast! Welcome to day 2 of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! Now is the time to use all of your creativity and share it with loved ones. There is nothing that I love more! It is … Continue reading

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New Machine Newsflash: Features & Designs Galore!

We’ve been having so much fun playing with the brand-new Brother PE540D Embroidery-Only Machine. Many of you probably already have standard sewing machines in your sewing room, so this embroidery-only machine is a perfectly compact and affordable addition (with the current special … Continue reading

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The Best Tools & Fun Embroidery Designs — Nicki’s Picks

My sewing room is chock full of gadgets and attempting-organizational tools. I have multiple seam rippers (hurts to admit), stilettos, point turners of all kinds and marking pens and pencils falling out of my ears. But when I’m browsing the … Continue reading

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The November/December issue of CME is here!

The November/December ’14 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery is on newsstands now! Pick up your copy and stitch the adorable holiday apron on the cover, plus get the cupcake design FREE until December 31st. Check out all the other freebies … Continue reading

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