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Day 5 – Research on how to embroider on textured knits

When starting a new embroidery project using materials I am not familiar with, I first research the “fabric” to see what someone else has already done.  This helps me to ensure a successful result. I read up on topics in machine embroidery in general to get new perspectives on things I already know and to […]

Christmas Tree created with Embrilliance Essentials

Day 4 – Shaped Lettering with Embrilliance Essentials

I am working on holiday embroidery projects and I am certain that I will be stitching many of them at the last minute! It happens every year. I’ve been in the sewing/embroidery industry long enough to know that I am not the only one happily stitching away in my sewing room making memorable and personal […]

Class Notes

Day 3 – Class Handouts Available for Download

Speaking of teaching and classes, I place a high value on education.  I think we should try to learn something new every day.  For those that are interested in learning more about the Embrilliance software programs, I have begun to post my class notes as PDF files in the SHOP section of my website.  There […]

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Day 2 – Embrilliance Classes at Sea

One of the things I am also working on this month is my 2018 schedule for teaching machine embroidery and Embrilliance software classes.  We are setting up a few different style of learning events – from daily workshops to classes at tradeshows and a couple out of the ordinary learning getaways.  Stay tuned for information […]

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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 […]