Polka-dots, Stipple Blocks and Creativity, Oh my! Part 2

August 14, 2013
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If you missed Part 1, click here. I was making excellent progress this afternoon—stitching block after block.  I have quite an assembly line going!  Then I heard the dreaded Low Bobbin Warning beep with the accompanying sad face on the machine.  I always appreciate that the machine feels my pain.  Maybe it’s also a...

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Doodles!

August 12, 2013
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Have you checked out the free design in the August Designs Plus Newsletter?  Our sponsor, EmbroideryOnline donated a design from one of their newest collections, the Doodle Line Quilting collection.  The Doodle Flowers Centerpiece is yours free to download and enjoy from the Designs Plus Newsletter!  (Read on to find out details!) We were...

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Polka-dots, Stipple Blocks and Creativity, Oh my! Part 1

August 7, 2013
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I was recently discussing color schemes with my associate Sherry.  Sherry was working on a quilt using our newest collection, Stipple Fab Flowers & Medallions.  That’s when I caught the sewing bug. Denise:  “Oooh!  If I were to stitch the blocks… I think I’d make one that was black, white and pink!” A few...

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Louisville

July 31, 2013
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I spent a fun-filled weekend in Louisville last year and learned there’s something for everybody in that town – sports fans, foodies and embroiderers! I’m very excited about going back to Louisville and this time I’m taking my Stitching Sister with me. We’re going to have a blast with the Smocking Shop team for...

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Need an embroidery miracle? Then you need friends in high places!

July 24, 2013
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Where do you turn when you need a solution to an embroidery dilemma? It started innocently enough with “Honey, can you embroider my name and phone number on this strap?” I naively responded, “Oh sure, I’ll bet it’ll be an easy thing to do.” Then he hands over the ‘harmless’ strap. From afar, it...

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Monograms for Today’s Marriages

July 17, 2013
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Often, the best ideas come in the MIDDLE of an embroidery project!  Don’t you hate that? I don’t mind that occurrence during a quilting or sewing project because changing direction midstream is often manageable on those types of projects.  Just release a seam or two and you’ve got a whole new look. But embroidery?...

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It’s Time to Rally Behind New Experiences!

July 10, 2013
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I don’t know about you but I love routine!  When forced to embrace change I’ll grumble a bit but will eventually rally behind the new experience.  If you’ve stopped by our new website you’ll notice a cleaner, more organized place to hangout.  The website is more robust—yet still has the same content you have...

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