Applique

Glitter Princess!

April 8, 2015
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Glitter Princess!

You’re never too old or too young to celebrate a special birthday!  Recently, Stephanie Sanders, my loyal employee of 14 years, approached me with a request to stitch a shirt for her daughter’s upcoming 2nd birthday. We discussed options and thought it would be fun to stitch an applique crown and a number 2. ...

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Multi-Needle Monday: Automatic Appliqué on the Brother Entrepreneur and Baby Lock Enterprise

April 6, 2015
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final mono diamond

As owners of the Baby Lock Enterprise and Brother Entrepreneur, we are so fortunate to have the latest and greatest technology at their finger tips. We have the scanner and live camera along with automatic basting file (shown in an earlier blog for embroidering t-shirts) and another helpful, quick technique the automatic appliqué feature....

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Software Saturday – Two Part Applique

March 28, 2015
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Software Saturday 2 Part Applique image

Hey Software Saturday readers! Check out these two videos on how to make a two-part applique. In less than eight minutes, you’ll learn how to import True Type Test, load a back drop, trace an image and convert both to applique. View the first video here or jump over to YouTube to watch. And wrap...

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Software Saturday – True Type Fonts

January 10, 2015
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Want more embroidery fonts?  All you have to do in Perfect Embroidery Pro is click on File, Import TT Text and you’ll find every font that’s installed on your computer.  Just click, type and convert!  It’s that easy.  Learn how here: If you can’t view the video here on the blog, use this link...

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The Case for Applique: Open and Closed

December 6, 2014
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The Case for Applique: Open and Closed

By Tamara Evans This week’s blog explores two different, but simple, methods of creating applique designs. We have received many requests for instructions to create the necktie applique on the onesie shown at our Inspiration Socials. Here are some very simple instructions using My Quilt Embellisher software. (The same steps may also be used...

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Applique – It’s Not Just for Quilting

September 24, 2014
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Eileen's Machine Embroidery Blog

Oh, dear readers!  If you had been guests in my office last Thursday you’d have seen chaos, pandemonium and some really fun projects being put together using the new Stipple Baby collection.  What you wouldn’t have seen was my desk. It disappeared during the ‘creative process.’ The Stipple Baby collection is a slight departure...

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Software Saturday – View Applique in Color or Fabric

September 13, 2014
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Software Saturday – View Applique in Color or Fabric

Last week, we left off with auditioning crazy quilt stitches on a Dresden plate bloc in My Quilt Embellisher. If the colors of the appliques on this default Dresden plate are not your favorites, then by all means change them! Let’s start with the color of the first applique. In the sequence view, you’ll...

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Monogram of the Month – August

August 6, 2014
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Eileen's Machine Embroidery Blog

As you build your library of embroidery fonts, consider a basic applique font.  Not too fancy, not to juvenile, not too feminine, not too masculine, well you get the idea. A basic applique font is helpful to have on hand as you’ll find many uses for this type of font.  Upper case letters will...

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A New Bag

July 23, 2014
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A New Bag

Nothing puts a little kick in your step quite like a new handbag – especially when you make it yourself. Once or twice a year, I like to dip into my fabric stash and see what I can use to create a new bag. I gather some materials I’ve been hoarding, I mean saving,...

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Monogram of the Month: A Reason to Celebrate!

July 2, 2014
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Eileen's Machine Embroidery Blog

I was very excited when Eileen gave me the opportunity to write this month’s Monogram of the Month feature.  I’ve had my eye on the banner designs from JoAnn Connolly’s book, Sweet Stitches – and decided instead of monograms today I’d do a fun banner.   I’m quite fond of quick and easy projects that...

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