Category Archives: Free Designs

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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Monogrammed Holiday Pillow Wraps + FREE ALPHABET!

Every year, my favorite CME issue is a toss-up between the Halloween issue and the Christmas holiday issue. There are many things to love in both issues, this year – and I have a ton of favorites from both issues! … Continue reading

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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 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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