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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 […]

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Bat saying stitched with Glow-in-the-Dark Thread

Here is a bit of information about me – I have a strong liking towards bats. I think they are rather cool – right up there with Horace, our resident owl. Its not a Halloween thing because I really like them in the summer. I know, that may be weird, but as I walk the […]

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Totebag Challenge (part 2) – Creating the Scallop Edge Insertion

If you are new to this project and would like to start at the beginning, here is a link to the first post. The first mini-project in this embellishment adventure was to create the scalloped edge.  This part of the project evolved over a week of chatting with friends, reading the pattern, looking at the […]

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Totebag challenge – incorporating machine embroidery (part 1)

There is nothing like a sewing challenge to spark creativity! I will be at SewExpo in Puyallup, WA the first week of March as an attendee. As part of the SewExpo Facebook group, the discussion came up about different totebag pattens and ideas. I’ve been looking for a reason to make a “workhorse” type tote […]

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 […]