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Easy To Make Bottle Koozies – Perfect For Game Day

Create bottle koozies by repurposing a men’s shirt and outfit your guests with personalized drinks for the big game. by Susan Clark Supplies Button-down shirt Thread: matching all-purpose & embroidery Tear-away adhesive-backed stabilizer Water-soluble topper Rotary cutting system Removable fabric … Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes: A Creative Machine Embroidery Photo Shoot

There’s an old saying in the theater — never work with animals, children or drunks. Basically, they’re hard to control and make a lot of extra work for everyone. Sometimes it’s worth it, though, like when we brought seven kittens … 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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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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What Are Your Sewing & Embroidery Resoultions for 2017?

Time For New Year’s Resolutions Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?  I make them, but as is the case for 2016, I rarely keep to them.One of my resolutions for 2016 was to learn more about my embroidery machine and … 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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Disney’s Finding Dory Movie Excitement and Quilt Project

Have you seen Disney•Pixar Finding Dory yet? Did you love it? We’re all super psyched over here at CME, so we’re celebrating with a fun and easy machine-embroidery-enhanced quilt project. Cute, don’t you think? The central panel is a print showing Dory, … Continue reading

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