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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

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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

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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

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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

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Couture Embroidery

Embroidery in the high-fashion world is nothing new, and current designers are incorporating the art in amazing, beautiful ways for us to admire on the runway and the red carpet. Many designers have made embroidery a staple of their collections, … Continue reading

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Designer Diamond Royale

From the DESIGNER DIAMOND Royale! Embroider Faster Than Ever Before ! Who doesn’t want that! Be sure to check out the Designer Diamond Royale at your local Husqvarna Viking Sewing machine dealer. There are specials and deals going on right … Continue reading

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Inspired Embroidery

I received the book Scandinavian Stitch Craft by Karin Holmberg recently and is a beautiful book that will offer lots of inspiration for embroidery projects.  Let’s take a quick peek at what Scandinavian Stitch Craft has to offer. And, be … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Krista Tracey tells us how to make Monster Bash Treat Bags

Hi, my name is Krista and I am the designer behind the Monster Bash Treat Bags in the Sept/Oct 2013 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery .  This is an easy to make in-the-hoop project.  Everything, including the zipper, is sewn … Continue reading

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Colorful Wednesday Giveaway!

Everyone here is ready for spring to finally arrive.  What better way to bring spring into your home than a book by the world-renowned color and fiber artist Kaffee Fassett.  His book Welcome Home has great projects for the home … Continue reading

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Book and CD for Wednesday Giveaway!

Good morning! We have another great giveaway today with the Whimsical Machine Embroidery book.  With 38 projects and a CD you will embroider you way through the year with these bright, bold designs.  Plus, this book will show you how … Continue reading

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