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  • It’s All About Perspective!

    If you’ve ever gone on a road trip you’ve probably seen roadside attractions.  Imagine the excitement when the denizens of Tiny Land discovered enormous 1” pillows. This new roadside attraction draws crowds of people who stop to get their photos taken.  If you take a closer look, the Flamingo’s legs are the letters “J” and […] Read more…


  • Embroidering on Onesies

    Is there anything sweeter than welcoming a new baby into the family right at the holidays?  It brings the meaning of Christmas home…time to focus on the important things in live and leave the mall hustle and bustle to others.  One of our team members, Sandy Griggs, became a first-time grandma on Dec. 18th to […] Read more…


  • Monogrammed Journal with It’s Sew Easy TV

    Fashion and technology combine to create today’s greatest looks.  See how to create them yourself on It’s Sew Easy episode 1113. It airs on the It’s Sew Easy website starting at noon on Friday, December 16, 2016 http://www.itsseweasytv.com/   Design options explode using today’s technology.  With the most current sewing and embroidery software and machines, embroidery […] Read more…


  • Tacky Christmas Sweaters

    The other day I received an email with the subject line: Deck the Halls with Ugly Sweaters.  It was from one of my employees and it was an invitation to my company’s holiday luncheon. Tis the season for Ugly Sweaters! Join us for an Ugly Sweater Christmas Lunch Wednesday December 21st ~Wear your ugliest Christmas […] Read more…


  • Monogram Mishap

    It’s that busy time of the year for everyone; and especially true if you own a commercial embroidery business. We stitch and sell the items that most people put under the tree, not to mention stitching, cooking and shopping for our own families. I am grateful for my flexible schedule and choice of profession, but […] Read more…


  • Stitch Insurance

    I enjoy virtually creating quilt blocks using my fabrics, threads, embroidery designs and quilting stitches before making that first cut into my fabrics. Call it stitch insurance. My favorite method is to use Inspirations’ My Quilt Embellisher (MQE) for this task.   My first step is to load fabric images into each segment of the […] Read more…

Multi-Needle Mondays!


  • Monogram Mishap

    It’s that busy time of the year for everyone; and especially true if you own a commercial embroidery business. We stitch and sell the items that most people put under the tree, not to mention stitching, cooking and shopping for our own families. I am grateful for my flexible schedule and choice of profession, but […] Read more…


  • Multi-needle Monday: Personalized Christmas Stocking

    It’s that time of the year again….time to handle the tricky task of stitching a Christmas stocking. Every year I am approached by customers who need their family Christmas stockings personalized. There are endless styles, sizes, and fabrics of stockings and I have embroidered them all. I will share my quick and painless technique for […] Read more…

Software Saturdays!


  • Monogrammed Journal with It’s Sew Easy TV

    Fashion and technology combine to create today’s greatest looks.  See how to create them yourself on It’s Sew Easy episode 1113. It airs on the It’s Sew Easy website starting at noon on Friday, December 16, 2016 http://www.itsseweasytv.com/   Design options explode using today’s technology.  With the most current sewing and embroidery software and machines, embroidery […] Read more…


  • Stitch Insurance

    I enjoy virtually creating quilt blocks using my fabrics, threads, embroidery designs and quilting stitches before making that first cut into my fabrics. Call it stitch insurance. My favorite method is to use Inspirations’ My Quilt Embellisher (MQE) for this task.   My first step is to load fabric images into each segment of the […] Read more…


  • What are Your Favorite Shortcuts?

    As user-friendly as the Inspirations line of software is with all its intuitive icons, it’s still handy to use keyboard shortcuts for repetitive tasks.  I’m sure you’re familiar with Select All (CTrl+A), Copy (Ctrl+C) and Paste (Ctrl_V) but now you’ll find a few more shortcuts with the November 2016 update.  There are four new shortcuts […] Read more…


  • November Updates Pt. 2

    Here’s a peek at more of the features in the November 2016 updates for Perfect Embroidery Pro (and all other Inspirations’ software programs).  The updates will go live on November 7, 2016. There are many exciting updates to make your digitizing experience more efficient.  When you open your software on Nov. 7, you’ll be notified […] Read more…