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Learn More Machine Embroidery Tricks & Tips!

Last year we released the Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery with Sara Gallegos as the host. That first season was one of our most popular video series. In series one Sara covered Now in season two Sara covers even more must … Continue reading

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November/December 2016 Issue Preview

Have you seen the November/December issue of Creative Machine Embroidery yet? I have my copy sitting next to me, and I have to tell you — I am so excited about this issue!   This is the last issue of … Continue reading

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Cosplay with Freestanding Lace

Every September, there’s an anime convention in Denver called Nan Desu Kan. Some friends of mine run the registration desk, and for many years I have been volunteering for them. While registration can get very busy, there are usually some … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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Enter To Win A Free Prize With Wednesday Giveaway!

Last week’s comments were great. There were so many new quilting artists I hadn’t heard of that are inspiring to you. Many liked Kaffee Fassett for his use of color. As for the winner of last week’s prize it goes … Continue reading

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Beautiful embellishments for embroidery projects

I love hand embroidery, especially silk ribbon embroidery and it’s a beautiful way to embellish garments and accessories like tote bags and purses. It’s also lovely on heirloom projects. Susan Schrempf’s Simple Silk Ribbon Embroidery by Machine is a fantastic … Continue reading

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Fixing Mistakes – Holes

If you have ever created a hole in your machine embroidery don’t despair and don’t throw it in the Pile ‘o Shame!  In many instances a hole in your project can be fixed or at the least minimized. Read on … Continue reading

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Nov/Dec issue Freebies!

Have you picked up a copy, downloaded the online version or checked out all the free stuff from the Nov/Dec issue yet? As always, we provide the FULL instructions for each cover project FREE at cmemag.com. Interested in more projects … Continue reading

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