Tag Archives: embroidery

Creative Machine Embroidery contributor Joyce Drexler retires

After nearly 40 years in the Sewing, Quilting, and Crafting Industry, innovator and industry icon, Joyce Drexler is retiring. Joyce is widely regarded by her peers as being the driving force in the 80’s and 90’s behind the rise to … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 27 Comments

Multicrafting and Embroidery (Plus a FREE design!)

Embroidery is one medium that lends itself well to a host of other craft techniques. Have you knit or sewn something? Embroider it! Embroider a swatch and frame it or modge podge it onto something else. Quilting and machine embroidery … Continue reading

Posted in Free Designs | Tagged , | 1 Comment

12 Days of Christmas Giveaways Day 8

 Welcome to day 8 of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! Congratulations to Victoria R! Victoria won yesterday’s prize of H|CLASS 100Q Sewing Machine from Husqvarna Viking! Check your inbox for an email with instructions on how to claim your prize! … Continue reading

Posted in 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways | Tagged , , , | 170 Comments

Wednesday Giveaway – Enter to win a fabulous prize!

We thought spring was here and then a big snowstorm blanketed the city. So much for spring. In light of the big snowstorm a spring inspired giveaway is a must. Up for Wednesday Giveaway is the book My Enchanted Garden: … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Giveaway | Tagged , , , , | 48 Comments

Wednesday Giveaway: Win an Embroidery Thread Pack

Welcome to another Wednesday Giveaway! To help you get through the week, today we’re giving away a Madeira Potpourri embroidery thread pack.   Get twenty 220 yard Polyneon spools for FREE! That’s 40,000 stitches per spool of top quality quilting … Continue reading

Posted in Wednesday Giveaway | Tagged , , , , , , , | 118 Comments

Tips for using heavyweight thread in embroidery projects

Machine embroidery thread comes in a variety of colors, weights and fiber content. The three most common machine embroidery threads used are rayon, polyester, and cotton.  Sometimes wool and silk are used in embroidery projects as are specialty threads. There … Continue reading

Posted in Embroidery Tips | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Spray stabilizers & adhesives for embroidery projects

The success of any embroidery project can depend on selecting the right stabilizer for the project, the design and the fabric. For those who use embroidery machines spray stabilizers are their first choice because of the ease of use.  Find … Continue reading

Posted in Embroidery Tips | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

7 Super Scissors For Embroidery Projects

Quality scissors are necessary for every embroidery project.  There are several different types of scissors that can make sewing and embroidery projects turn out perfect. Read on to find out all the different types of scissors. Types of Scissors Straight … Continue reading

Posted in Embroidery Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Anita Goodesign 10th Anniversary Bash

Don’t miss out! To celebrate their 10th anniversary, embroidery company Anita Goodesign is hosting Embroidery Parties all over the country through December 7th. Attend an event to hang out with other embroiderers, learn the latest in embroidery techniques, and get a sneak … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment