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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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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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