Category Archives: Fashion & Embroidery

Flattering Embroidery Placement for Garments

We’ve all either seen it or committed the act ourselves. After careful sewing we some how have ended up placing large butterflies right on our butt.  Or, those fun abstract red circles now look more like two glaring eyes on … Continue reading

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Southwest Embroidery Design Inspiration

From fabric prints to embellishments, we’re having a major love affair with all things southwestern, including (and hence!) our new embroidery design collection, Southwest Story. When we were deciding what feature project to make with the collection, we had a … Continue reading

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Stitch the Trend: Embroidered Trench Coats

If you’ve got a need in your wardrobe for a stylish spring coat, join our Luzerne Trench sew along on the Sew News blog. We’re joined by the Deer & Doe team, and we’re talking all things trench style, colors, … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Applique

I love the look of appliqué but must admit I don’t do much of it.  The technique of appliqué goes back as far as sewing does when people began using other bits of cloth to cover up holes in clothing … Continue reading

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