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Sewing Themed Cookies

Bake what your heart really desires — sewing! Sewing Kit Cookie Cutters come in a set of four, featuring a sewing machine, a pair of scissors, a thimble and a thread spool. Each is made of silver-colored tin-plated steel. Check … Continue reading

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BurdaStyle + Spoonflower = Custom Creations

One of the best things about sewing is being able to completely customize a project, from the silhouette to the fabric to the embellishment. Creating your own fabric adds another level to customization, and lends itself well to the addition … Continue reading

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4 Techniques for Embroidered Pants

We hope you’ve been enjoying pants month, here and on the Sew News blog. Machine embroidery is one of the best ways to customize your pants creations. Today we’ll discuss 4 techniques for embroidery that are easily customized to a … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: MILK ITS WORTH To avoid adhesive overspray, cut the bottom off a plastic milk carton and spray through the lid. … Email your tips to info@cmemag.com and your tip could be featured in a future issue … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: COLOR MATCHING When embroidering on a towel (or anything else that you want to appear nice on the back), match the bobbin thread to the towel or fabric color rather than the top thread. … Email … Continue reading

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New Issue Preview: Creative Machine Embroidery September/October

Like it or not, fall is coming, friends! And we have a lovely issue to help you get ready…er, wrap your head around the fast-approaching cooler temps! We love Halloween around here, so if fall has a silver lining, it’s … Continue reading

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Bukhara Embroidery

Some of the most amazing embroidery comes from an old province in Uzbekistan.  I haven’t been to Uzbekistan yet. But, I was fortunate to see  a few pieces of embroidery work from the region from a local exhibit a few … Continue reading

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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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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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