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    Stabilizers with Deborah Jones LIVE

    Happy Thursday Embroidery Friends! Eileen and Deborah had a wonderful time getting down to the “nitty gritty” of stabilizers in their Facebook Live today. If you missed it, watch the rebroadcast below! We are currently looking for suggestions on what to call our Facebook Lives so be sure to let us know in the comments […] Read more…


  • The Nitty Gritty on Stabilizers

    The fabric/stabilizer combo is the first step in producing professional results for your embroidery. Even seasoned embroiderers often need a reminder when it comes to selecting the right stabilizer for your fabric.  Tomorrow, Deborah Jones and I will be chatting about stabilizer in Facebook Live at 1:00 CST. We’ll look at a variety of samples […] Read more…

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    Let’s Get to the Point LIVE video

    Eileen and Deborah had a great time discussing valuable tips on needles! Watch their live video below and make sure to leave any questions you have in the comments! When viewing, use the scroll bar at the bottom of the video to advance to 2:31 and the sound and hi-res quality will kick in.  I […] Read more…

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    Let’s Get to the Point!

    Join Deborah Jones and me tomorrow (8/9/2019) on Facebook Live at 1:00 CST for the scoop on needles!  You’ll be amazed at the information Deborah will share.  Every time I hear Deborah do a presentation, I always come away with valuable tips that I immediately apply to my embroidery projects.  I’m confident you’ll feel the […] Read more…

Software Saturdays!

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    Block of the Month – Block 12

    Block 12 – Star Block Instructions We’re up to Block 12 in the Block of the Month series from the July/August issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery.  You’ll find everything you need for Block 12, video instructions, step-by-step instructions and all download files.  Enjoy!  If you prefer watching the video directly on YouTube, click here. […] Read more…

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    Splitting Designs

    Serious machine embroiderers never let hoop size hold them back. When they think big, they stitch big. But that doesn’t mean they have to have a big hoop. No, they just need the right software and some handy notions (okay, the notions are optional but really helpful!) to get the job done.  Here’s how to […] Read more…

National Embroidery Month

  • Designs in Machine Embroidery, Stitch Along Tour

    So Much Talent!

    What do you get when you give 11 talented embroiderers a fairly simple fabric panel and a few embroidery designs? Eleven uniquely-embroidered works of art. It absolutely amazes me to see how people put their own stamp of creativity into an embroidery project. The past month has been an eye-opener – we’ve seen subtle touches […] Read more…


  • Final Day to Win!

    At 1:00 CST on February 28 join me for the final Facebook Live of National Embroidery Month. I’ll be wrapping up the Stitch Along with DIME and Baby Lock, giving away a Farmhouse Sentiments panel and discussing how to stabilize when quilting with your embroidery machine. See you at 1:00 tomorrow! Read more…