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Patches – one of many ways stitch them

I had posted this information as a response to questions in the StitchArtist Digitizing Fans group the other day and thought that it would make a nice blog post.  This is about a 7″x7″ patch and its being stitched on a Janome 550e. I’ve stitched patches on all my machines including my 28 year old […]

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Festive Bow Frame Design

This embroidery design came about after some social media discussions about someone looking for a similar design. Because of this online discussion, I wanted to see what I could create in Embrilliance StitchArtist. I had created many wreath frame designs over the years, so adding a bow with flowing ribbon was the new fun part […]

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Cute Spider Digitizing Challenge

As I was thinking about the upcoming fall holidays for 2021, I recall the last in person classes that I taught in Nashville, Chicago, and Atlanta last year. First, I can not believe that an entire year has past!  Second, I was thinking about the hands on digitizing class that we did in each location and […]

SewBubbles Video on Demand Classes

Today marks my TWO year anniversary from doing the After-hours broadcast on my SewBubbles Facebook page.  WOW – that’s a whole lot of chatting about machine embroidery – and I’m not done yet 🙂 Let me say right now – I am not stopping the After-hours show!  It has moved to Tuesday nights due to […]

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Pikes Peak or Bust Afterhours

This week we explore a bit of how to add arched text to a design and making use of multiple BX fonts.  To create a “distressed patch” to glue on to a hat for a friend, we use the knockdown of Enthusiast and change the object to an outline stitch like a bean or a […]