6D™ Embroidery Software

October 23, 2013
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6D™ Embroidery System software is the next step for machine embroidery software; technically advanced and sophisticated, but easy to use. A key feature for many embroidery enthusiasts is to be able to view their project with real world perspective before actually creating the project. Life View In 6D™ Software gives a real-world, three-dimensional view...

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Wrapped in Embroidery

October 16, 2013
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We’ve been drooling over our latest book release, “Wrapped in Embroidery, Machine Embroidered Wraps and Cozy Cover-Ups” by Joanne Banko.  If you love to wear your embroidered creations, then you”ll understand why. I’m so excited about this book. Joanne really gets how a fashionable woman wants to look and she’s tuned into how busy...

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Behind the Scenes Volume 79

October 9, 2013
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Many people think working at a magazine is glamorous but I’m the first to admit that the ‘glamour’ is really in the final product, not the before.  There’s an awful lot that goes on to make the projects appealing and enticing. And that’s after they’ve been created!  The beautiful pages of a magazine start...

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What’s with Lower Case Monograms?

October 2, 2013
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You see it everywhere today – lower case monograms catch your eye and make you wonder if it really is a monogram. I think its popularity stems from texting. Many young people will tell you uppercase letters are a waste of time. What’s the point of engaging two fingers to type a letter when...

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Fusible Web

September 25, 2013
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I have a love-hate relationship with fusible web. I like to add it to the wrong side of applique fabrics, even those that will be finished with a satin edge. I love the insurance fusible web provides through the life of the garment because the applique will not work itself away from the base...

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One Sassy Lady!

September 18, 2013
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  We introduced Stipple! Sassy Cats this summer to dealers at Baby Lock Tech (Baby Lock’s dealer convention) and wow – what a hit it was! Since it will be released to the public on Friday, I’d thought you’d be interested in meeting Katherine Artines.  She’s one very creative lady and I was thrilled...

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Starch

September 11, 2013
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Starch is the unsung hero of the sewing room.  We often overlook it but I have a favorite use for liquid starch and so does Sherry McCary, seamstress extraordinaire at Designs. I apply liquid starch to the wrong side of delicate fabrics that will be embroidered with water soluble adhesive stabilizer. It not only...

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