Free Projects from Creative Machine Embroidery

Free Holiday Projects

Get inspiration from our archives.



Bed set


Package decorations

Decorate packages


Dining table

Table Setting


jewlery pouches

Jewelry Pouches


jar toppers

Jar Toppers

Game Time Project

Make a hanging game organizer.


banner for the wall

Create a fall wall hanging



Stitch a monogram pillow.

table runner

Can't have too many table runners. Check this one out HERE.

Plus get tips for working with Hot Fix Crystals HERE!


Make a cutwork blouse for summer.

swim suits

Learn tips for making swim suits with embroidered designs.

Mobile Medley by Grace Johnson


Cute baby mobile

Gardening Gift by Alba Fekete


Gardening gloves

Pet Smart by Jessica Johnson


Personalized pet wear

All Natural by Cynthia Scott


Find green, eco-friendly tips for sewing

Nest Eggs by Shannon Dennis

easter eggs

Stitch embroidered eggs

Get the Egg pattern HERE


The Cutting Edge by Sara Boughner

brown skirt

Learn techniques to embellish skirts

Straw Flowers by Annette Bailey


Use cutwork techniques to create fun accessories.

Heirloom Effects by Jody Hooker


Learn heirloom techniques

Words to Live By by Ali Maleski

wall hanging

Learn how to work with paper and embroidery

Holiday Projects to Inspire

cute snowman

Adorable Snowman Pillow

Click here to download the pattern

tree wrap

Tree Skirt

bread basket

Bread Warmer

gift tags

Gift Tags


Santa Treat Bags

Fabulous Ideas for Fall

Use the past projects as ideas to create something of your own.

On the Edge by Nina McVeigh

Create a sophisticated jacket

Pantastic! by Susan Voigt-Reising & Sue Barnabee


Embellish your pants

Season's Greetings by Janine Babich

Use your own embroidery designs to make this festive door hanger

Project instructions included

door hanger

Festive Door Hanger

Silver Lining by Stephanie Corina Goddard

silverware wraps

Customized silverware rollups.

Wrap Around  by Marlis Bennett 

image of wrap

Take the chill away by making a wrap


Summer Projects

Garden Party by Stephanie Corina Goddard

Create beautiful summer linens

Seating Celebration by Carol Zentgraf


Create festive chairs

Shoe Biz by Linda Griepentrog


Create shoe embellisments

Stretch Specialty by Pam Halford & Mary Lynn Minney


Learn to embroider on difficult fabrics

Something Fishy by Barbara Weiland


Use designs from CME July/Aug 2013 to create a one-of-a-kind quilt

Mother's Day & Father's Day projects

Garden and Go by Barbara Weiland

tote bag embellished with embroidery

Make a garden tote for mom

Mother's Day Tea Party by Joan Hinds

free sewing project

Create beautiful hand linens.

Gifts of Love by Rebecca Kemp Brent

Free letter design

Make a lovely frame for mom.

Family Ties by Linda Turner

ties for dad

Use embroidery for a custom tie for dad

Relax Pack by Mary Mulari

Relax pack

Embroider a spa bag for Mom.

Easter projects

Easter Treats by Annette Bailey

Easter Treat Cup

Make a cute Easter treat cup.

Nest Eggs by Shannon Dennis

Fabric Easter Eggs

Embellish fabric eggs with Easter designs.

Treat Me Right by Annette Bailey

Treat Jar

Create fun treat jar embellishments.

Egg-cellent Idea by Rebecca Kemp Brent

Embroidered Easter Eggs

Embroider a basket full of Easter eggs that will last all season.

Feast for Your Eyes by Jennifer Gigas 

Lace napkins

Dress up a spring meal with an Easter tablecloth decorated with patterns arranged at various degrees. 

Valentine’s Day projects

Love Note Pillow by Shannon Dennis

Valentine Pillow

Make a cute love note pillow for your sweetie. 

Messages from the Heart by Annette Bailey

Heart Pillow

Add a loving message to chocolate bar wrappers and heart pillows.

Basket Case by Rebecca Kemp Brent

Goodie Basket

Give your sweetheart a basket full of goodies. 

Great Frame-Ups by Barbara Weiland

Embroidered Frame

Create a frame with an antique look using linen fabric and simple embroidery. 

Contain It by Sharleen Newland 

Evening bag

Create an evening bag for any party using festive fabric and thread colors.

© F+W All rights reserved.