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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 […]

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All-Over Embroidery Fabric Design a la Bendy Bag

NOTE: My friend Joan of Lazy Girl Designs, has also written a blog post about my project!  What fun to see my project through her eyes!  You can read about it here Creating an all-over embroidery design for fabric is an easy way to create a completely custom piece.  I LOVE the shape of the […]

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StitchArtist L3 – Creating a Personal Design Object Library

What is a personal design object library?  In the world of computer programming, one of the key goals is to create and take advantage of “reusable code” to shorten the amount of time spent on a coding project.  Little sub-routines that you create and compile and save to your library to use in the future. […]

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Embossed Lettering in StitchArtist

I normally like to create and post “polished” videos – but then there are times like this where I want to show you something that is so super quick I just can’t wait – such is the case on this post about creating an Embossed Lettering design. Do you like Embossed lettering style embroidery?  In […]

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All About Lining Up Designs in Embrilliance

I will admit that my reason for today’s post is to “make things easier for me”.  Smile with me – once you get to know me, you will find I am all about EASY – easy for me and easy for you! I belong to quite a few machine embroidery groups on Facebook and one […]

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Machine cleaning – the top tension area

If you embroider by machine, at one time or another you will have some sort of kerfluffer happen – the top thread will do something weird under the hoop.  The common saying is that if the problem is under the hoop, check the top thread tension area.  And of course the flip flop is true […]