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  • Resizing Tip

    The Lace Charm collection features 34 small designs  – all under 2” – perfect for adding small enhancements to jewelry, purses, zipper pulls and the like.  Depending on how you intend to use them, you may want to resize the mini designs. No worries, all Inspirations’ software can handle resizing because stitches are recalculated when […] Read more…


  • Holiday Gift #9 !

    If you missed our Facebook LIVE today watch the rebroadcast below! Eileen performed a how-to on the #9 gift from her Top 10 Holiday Gift list and it’s the perfect item for anyone who could use 20-20 vision! Did you know today is also #NationalHandBagDay? After viewing, hop onto our special just for you when […] Read more…


  • Top 10 Gift List: #2

    It’s holiday prep time!  Last week, I revealed the first of my top 10 gifts for the holiday season. You’ll get a sneak peek of each project on Wednesdays and a lesson on Facebook Live the following day, Thursdays at 1:00 CST.  Last week, I featured embroidered jewelry.  Tomorrow, it’s an eyeglass case. All the […] Read more…


  • MAC Catalina Alert

    Apple just release a new MAC OS named Catalina and currently there is an issue with Inspiration’s software compatibility with the new operating system. If you are on a version prior to Catalina, your software will work as normal. If you upgrade or have upgraded to Catalina, your Inspirations software is not compatible and you […] Read more…

Software Saturdays!


  • Resizing Tip

    The Lace Charm collection features 34 small designs  – all under 2” – perfect for adding small enhancements to jewelry, purses, zipper pulls and the like.  Depending on how you intend to use them, you may want to resize the mini designs. No worries, all Inspirations’ software can handle resizing because stitches are recalculated when […] Read more…


  • 30-Second Satin Frame

    In Inspiration’s software (Perfect Embroidery Pro, My Quilt Embellisher and more) there’s a speedy method to transform a shape into a satin frame. Follow along in your software. Select the Star from the Artwork tool menu. Drag the cursor across the screen to draw the star.  It’s a natural step to select the star, right […] 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…