Resizing Quilt Blocks in My Block Piecer

February 14, 2015
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It’s so simple to customize the size of the 1,200+ quilt blocks that are stored in Inspiration’s My Block Piecer’s quilt block library.  All it takes to learn this Software Saturday’s lesson is to watch a quick two-minute video. You’ll learn how to resize in the block library or on the editing screen.  Check it out!...

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What I learned from a box of gourmet chocolates

February 11, 2015
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We receive these gourmet chocolates every year from our good friend, Katherine Artines.  It arrives in a specially wrapped box – Eileen and I open the box together.  I usually take photos of the process.  We are, after all, unwrapping art! We usually gasp in delight as we look at the delicacies—decorated with stripes,...

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February Update: an industry first!

February 7, 2015
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Here’s an industry first that brings digitizing to your fingertips!  If you have a touchscreen laptop or Windows tablet such as the Surface, you can now digitize with your touchscreen! Just click an icon, pick up your stylus (or use your finger) and draw on the screen!  Your drawing can then be converted to...

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A visit with THE Dream Machine

February 4, 2015
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I was telling my friend about my work day. “I watched online videos of THE Dream Machine Innov-is XV8500D from Brother. My conclusion: The machine is a dream!” We both agreed it would be a good idea to see THE Dream Machine in person. I made an appointment to visit our friends, Carla Plant...

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February Update

January 31, 2015
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February’s update is will be available on Monday, February 3, 2015!  You’ll find three terrific updates to Perfect Embroidery Pro and My Quilt Embellisher.  I’m sharing two of the updates with you today but you’ll have to wait until next Saturday to see the third – it’s a ‘big reveal!’  I’ll need the help...

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The Tonight Show at Sew Expo? Uh? What?

January 28, 2015
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If you’ve been a Johnny Carson, Jay Leno or Jimmy Fallon fan – then you’ll definitely want to catch the Stitching Sisters at Friday Night Live. Sew Expo, our industry’s largest trade show, is host to this once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. Yep – the Tonight Show takes on embroidery and sewing and quilting! What can you...

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Webinars – Watch Anytime, Anywhere and Learn

January 24, 2015
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Webinars – Watch Anytime, Anywhere and Learn

Did you watch Tuesday’s webinar with our new presenter, Katherine Artines? If you did, I’ll bet you learned a few tricks to make your embroidery stitch flawlessly. Katherine has been writing for Designs for several years and is the author of Posh Pincushions – a reader favorite. She brings creativity to the technical side...

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