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Applique digitizing technique

Let’s talk about applique styled machine embroidery embroidery designs.  An applique embroidery design, in general, will have three steps. Step 1 is a placement stitch and the machine must stop after it stitches this step.  Many refer to this as color #1 because home embroidery machines will stop at the end of a color.  You […]

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How-to get different underlay settings in a single letter shape

When digitizing letters, sometimes we get wrapped around the thought that a letter, such as the Letter S, should be one object.  Its easy to visualize that the Letter A would be 3 objects – one for each leg and one for the center bar across.  But the letter S…. when we look at this […]

Sewing & Stitchery Expo

The Sewing & Stitchery Expo has something for every sewing and quilting enthusiast and sew much more! Attend quality educational SEMINARS taught by national teachers, be inspired at the STYLE SHOWS showcasing the latest fashions, and SHOP from more than 400 booths to find everything for sewing: fabrics, notions, specialty yarns, threads, patterns, books, machine embroidery designs, home décor items and the list […]

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Photo flower project – part 1

The photo flower project is almost finished so I thought I would begin posting the how-to software videos to give you a sneak peak as to what’s coming next!  Once the project is complete, I will post photos of it as a completed project, but right now, you get to see a glimpse of what […]

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Sharing – Heart shaped backpack free pattern from SewMuchAdo

We all love free stuff – whether it is embroidery designs or free patterns for sewing, knitting or other crafting genre.  But let’s face it, sometimes “you get what you pay for”, bummer.  However, in my browsing through blogs today, I came across this most adorable heart-shaped backpack pattern and was so happy that I […]

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SewExpo 2016

It’s that time of year again!  I’m so excited to be teaching 4 classes at this year’s SewExpo in Puyallup WA at the end of February! There will be many different machine embroidery sessions on so many different topics!  My classes are on Subway Art, Digitizing and creative customizing – I’m teaching 2 classes a […]