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On Cheater Sewing and a Specialty Embroidery Technique

October 30, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Embroidery Software, Personal Projects, Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires

One of the questions I get a lot is “so, do you make everything you wear?” And I always reply “I wish!” Unfortunately, I don’t have a lot of time…

Husqvarna Viking Convention 2015 - Day 4

October 23, 2015

Conventions & Road Trips, Embroidery Ideas, New and Noteworthy, Personal Projects, Store Events, What Inspires

I finally have my computer back! It died while I was trying to process some videos the day after convention… So this is a bit of a throwback post. I…

Cross Crafting Part 2… Sewing into Knitting/Crocheting

July 24, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Personal Projects, Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips, Stitching Clothes, What Inspires

A few weeks ago I wrote about combining sewing and scrapbooking and I dubbed it Cross Crafting - my own term that has nothing to do with making crosses. It’s…

Do you need embroidery software?

June 26, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Embroidery Software, Sewing Tips, What Inspires

When you get an embroidery machine, it is so exciting. You can customize anything! Most machine come with upwards of 100 designs built in, and at least 1 font in…

Cross Crafting Part 1… Sewing into Scrapbooking

June 18, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Personal Projects, Product Knowledge, Quilting, Sewing Tips, What Inspires

One of the most wonderful things about the craft industry is that there is next to no one who does just ONE craft. We all dabble, and we are always…

Quilting and Embroidery - A Hybrid that WORKS!

February 27, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Embroidery Software, Quilting, Sewing Tips

Often as crafters, we define ourselves into categories… “I make clothes, I would never get into quilting”. But you might be interested in making whole clothe to turn into a…

Be inspired by Chinese embroidery

February 19, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Embroidery Software, What Inspires

Gung hay fat choy! Our daughter came home today with that phrase as part of her kindergarten craft project… Along with a pair of (very frustrating) chopsticks. Put Chinese New…

How to Embroider Freestanding Lace

February 11, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Product Knowledge, Sewing Tips

Valentine’s day is coming and nothing says romance like lace. Have you tried to make some on your embroidery machine? If not, why not give it a go… It is…

What makes a good embroidery design?

February 06, 2015

Embroidery Ideas, Embroidery Software, Sewing Tips

Today’s Tip is old advice about embroidery from an old copy of a newsletter put out by Husqvarna Viking. Old. Like from 2010, old. But not obsolete!