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Mantel Decorating Ideas For Fall

Many families have Thanksgiving traditions that span generations while others embrace the old and occasionally add something new to spice up their celebrations. We’re pleased to bring you something new to add with this embroidered mantel cloth, courtesy of the … Continue reading

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Easy To Sew Gifts + FREE Designs!

Easy Does It In this crazy busy time of the year, the last thing we need is complicated projects to sew. Here are a few suggestions for  sewing projects that you can do in a few hours. Use these ideas … 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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Learn to Embroider on Shoes!

Breathe some life into your shoe collection by adding embroidery! It’s easier than you think to embroidery shoes, whether with hand sewing, textile adhesives or fusibles. Here are three great methods to try. Sheer Embroidery For freestanding embroidery, try organdy … Continue reading

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Free Stabilizer Organizer tutorial + more!

Hello machine embroiderers! I know many of you are omni-crafters who enjoy sewing, knitting, crochet, etc. When you have a creative mind, sometimes one craft is not enough! With that in mind, allow me to direct you to nearly 100 … Continue reading

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FREE Ladybug Embroidery Design

Get a this cute ladybug design for FREE. Use the design on children’s clothes, tote bags, or a fun backpack for the kids. Click HERE to download the design and get started on making your own fun project. Plus read … Continue reading

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Free Embroidered Fabric Card Tutorial

With Valentine’s Day this weekend, you don’t have to scramble for a last-minute gift. Why not make a cute embroidered Valentine’s Day card using fabric scraps and a FREE design?! First, download these adorable LOVE letters designs from CME. Hurry, because … Continue reading

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Easy Embroidered Thanksgiving Pot Holder Tutorial plus 3 Free Designs!

Will you be a cook or a guest for Thanksgiving tomorrow? Maybe a little of both? I’ll be a guest this year at my aunt’s house, and while I’m going to bring a pecan pie (my personal favorite!), I also … Continue reading

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6 Fun & Easy Halloween Embroidery Projects

Halloween is only one month away! Have you started making costumes or done any decorating yet? Here’s a round-up of 6 simple machine embroidery project tutorials to help you get in the spooky spirit. Spooky Setting   Decorate your tabletop … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Krista Tracey tells us how to make Monster Bash Treat Bags

Hi, my name is Krista and I am the designer behind the Monster Bash Treat Bags in the Sept/Oct 2013 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery .  This is an easy to make in-the-hoop project.  Everything, including the zipper, is sewn … Continue reading

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