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Sew Cured: My Breast Cancer Story

It’s my one-year anniversary of hearing the words “you have invasive ductal carcinoma.” For those of you who don’t know that I’ve been battling breast cancer for the past year, the cat’s out of the bag. I had six rounds … Continue reading

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We Wanted YOU To Hear First….

Good News! New classes for beginner and advanced level machine embroiderists are starting soon! Plus, a hot-off the presses book from Lisa Archer and our new issue is out! First, just for the beginner, we have CME columnist Lisa Archer’s … Continue reading

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Technique in Focus: Piecing

If there’s something I love more than embroidery, it’s embroidery AND quilting together.If you’re new to piecing, start with basic quilt blocks, as they’re more approachable and serve as a good basis for perfecting basic quilting techniques. And they’re a … Continue reading

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Picnic like a pro with the summer Picnic Quilt Kit!

If there’s one thing I love about summer, it’s picnic season. As soon as it’s warm enough, my family prefers all our meals outside. These days – with two small children – our picnics aren’t quite as leisurely as they … Continue reading

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American Pride

It’s time to start on your festive Independence Day decorations. Are you hosting a patriotic party this year? If so, the Fabulous Fourth table setting kit is perfect and on sale!!

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Islander Sewing Systems Certification Course

Islander Sewing Systems Certification Course brought to you by Sew News and hosted by Craft U. This course will run from May 31st 2016 through September 6th 2016. You may be asking yourself, “What will I get out of the Islander … Continue reading

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Forecast Calls For Sewing -12 Hours of Sewing Ahead!

A Whole Day of Sewing?! What Would You Do? A while back I received an embroidery machine as a gift. It was one of the nicest surprises I have every received and actually brought tears to my eyes. Thing is, … Continue reading

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Style tips and inspiration with Katrina Walker

Celebrated author and teacher, Katrina Walker is a long-time contributor to both CME and Sew News, and she is the creator behind the fabulous Lovely in Lace dress featured in our newest issue of CME. Katrina’s creations are always immaculately … Continue reading

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Winner Announced

The winner of last month’s blog post – For Machine Embroidery Fans Only on March 23 – is Joi! I will reach out to you shortly and tell you how to get your gift pack. If I don’t hear back … Continue reading

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For Machine Embroidery Fans Only

  One simple question for all you lovers of machine embroidery. I would love to know what types of machine embroidery projects you like to do? Are you primarily interested in machine embroidery for garments? Or do you like to … Continue reading

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