Category Archives: Free Designs

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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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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November/December 2016 Issue Preview

Have you seen the November/December issue of Creative Machine Embroidery yet? I have my copy sitting next to me, and I have to tell you — I am so excited about this issue!   This is the last issue of … 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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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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Fast Thanksgiving Embroidery Projects!

4 Quick Thanksgiving Embroidery Projects Turkey Day is two days away! Greet guests or spoil a favorite hostess with these quick and fun embroidery projects. Hosting at your house? Embroider napkins with a thankful message and wow guests. Sew it … Continue reading

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Last stop on the Holiday Blog Tour – Gifts for the quilter, seamstress and embroiderist

This has been a really fun blog hop. I enjoyed the responses from the Sew News Blog post and browsing what the others on the tour had to say and show. Today I have a few more fun ideas for … 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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Easiest Beach Bag Ever Tutorial + 3 Free Designs!

Embroider and stitch this cute beach bag for summer trips! Get full instructions below plus two free designs! Download the Sea Shells and Sandy Toes design free from Embroidery Library here. Hurry, the design is only free until July 31! Download the anchor … Continue reading

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