Tag Archives: LisaSewBubbles

Turtle

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 […]

Summertime pillow

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 […]

EEM Teacher Badge 2017

Everything Embroidery Market in Chattanooga

One of my favorite events to participate in is the Everything Embroidery Market.  This event is held mid October. I will be teaching 2 hands on software classes on the day before the event opens.  These compliment the lecture classes that I will teach during the event. I really do enjoy machine embroidery. I am […]

ALS

How I develop my digitizing plan – the story

Yes, this blog post is about machine embroidery, but I first wanted to share with you my story on how this came about. Before July 20, 2015, my knowledge of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) went as far as Stephen Hawking – a brilliant scientist who has been living with this disease for decades.  It attacked his […]

Bubbles Blog

SewBubbles Membership Area – it’s FREE!

Well, many of you already know that there have been some changes to my website – and this is just the beginning!  I appreciate your patience while I work through the changes – I guess this is what they call growing pains. I seem to have figured out the newsletter bit – the first webinar […]

LSW0416

Machine Embroidery 101 webinar

Machine Embroidery 101 with Lisa Shaw Live Webinar: March 22, 2016 11:00 AM MST. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Have you ever wondered how an embroidery machine makes all those pretty stitches? In Machine Embroidery 101, instructor Lisa Shaw will go under the hood and explain […]