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  • Special Techniques with Mylar!

    It’s still National Embroidery Month so we’re continuing with our special technique series. Were you able to catch us live today discussing the wonderful world of Mylar ?? Don’t worry, you can catch up on the rebroadcast below! We went over the extra pizzazz Mylar gives your projects while answering some of your questions on […] Read more…


  • Touring America’s Most Attractive Quilt Shop

    It was so much fun touring the oh-so unique Quiltique shop! Going live at a different location (on a phone at that!) is bound to have mishaps but luckily we were able to transition our tour into two parts fairly smoothly! To find events like this one and more near you, visit our site HERE. […] Read more…


  • Quiltique Tour!

    Hey Embroidery Friends! Tomorrow will be a special day. Eileen will be in Henderson, Nevada giving a personal tour of one of our Inspirations dealers: Quiltique! We are having one of our beloved Lace events there with our educator Lisa Knight.   Eileen will be showing off awe-inspiring samples, show you around the store, and […] Read more…


  • LIVE with Puffy Foam !

    Today we had so much fun with puffy foam on our live! We went into detail on this specialty technique by answering a ton of questions, sharing beautiful samples from embroidery experts like Deborah Jones, displaying a LIVE perfect embroidery pro software tutorial, and SEW much more! We even shared some wonderful February #dimedoors and […] Read more…

Software Saturdays!


  • Resizing the January Door for 5″ x 7″ Hoops

    During Thursday’s Facebook Live session, several viewers expressed an interest in making the January Door in a 5” x 7” hoop. I mentioned you can resize the design to fit your hoop. If you do not have embroidery software, you can download our free embroidery software, Embroidery Tool Shed, just click here.  Embroidery Tool Shed […] Read more…


  • Digitizing for Metallic Threads

    Last week, I provided some tips on digitizing for metallic thread.  Reader Janis O’Connor asked for some clarification on how to stitch the underlay of a complex fill in polyester thread and finish the decorative layer of the fill with metallic. There may be a better way to do this but this is how I […] 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…