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TGIF and a Giveaway from CME

Did you see in the Creative Machine Embroidery magazine Mar/April 2015 issue that we have a giveaway of the wildly popular book Freehand Machine Embroidery by Poppy Treffry? Well, we do! And here it is. This book will get you … Continue reading

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Bead Embroidery Giveaway!

This is for all of you embroidery enthusiast out there! Have you been noticing all of the lovely beaded embellishments right now? Everywhere I look! Handbags, Peter Pan collars, shoulder embellishments, ballet flats, denim jeans and statement necklaces, oh my! … Continue reading

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Embroidery Design Inspiration

Spring Stitching The weather’s warming up and everything’s coming to life again! Including my inspiration. After the long, cold winter, the green of grass and new leaves and the chirping of birds has me thinking of a new grocery tote … Continue reading

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Why Parisian seamstresses don’t get fat (even though they eat croissants)

French author Mireille Giuliano proclaimed years ago in her book that French women maintain slim figures even though they indulge in wine, bread, and cheese. I remember scoffing at that book and lumping it in with the rest of the … Continue reading

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CME redesign sneak peek

Inside the next issue, you’ll find all the greatest embroidery tips, tricks, projects and techniques that we are dedicated to bringing you, but you’ll also notice it’ll look a little different. We’ve been showing you our redesigned magazine over the … Continue reading

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Win a Zentangle Starter Kit!

Have you tried Zentangle yet? It’s a beautiful art form that only looks complicated! Get step by step instructions from Pam Damour and everything you need to get started. Pam breaks down each element of the Zentangle squares to make … Continue reading

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The New CME – More Great Projects, Improved Look & Style

You’ve seen the new logo, but there are more changes coming to the new and improved CME magazine. We’ll still bring you the best machine embroidery tips, techniques and projects, but with brighter, fresher photography and easy-to-read layouts. Such as … Continue reading

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The New Look of CME!

What do you think of the new CME logo? We’re shooting for fresh and modern, and it’s not only the logo that’s getting a face lift. Layouts, fonts and photography will all be revamped in the May/June issue for your … Continue reading

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The new Creative Machine Embroidery logo

Hello Readers! Thank you so much for responding to our survey and providing us with the information we needed to develop a brand new CME magazine. Here’s a sneak peek into our efforts to refresh and renew CME and transform … Continue reading

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Sew it All TV Season 9 news + book giveaway!

Hello crafty friends! You might be interested to know that Sew it All TV season 9 begins airing on PBS stations nationwide at the end of March! Guests on season 9 include Stephanie Ohnmacht, Sarai Mitnick, Denise Wild, Melissa Mora and 9 more … Continue reading

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