Last Minute Men’s Wear for Your Man

December 12, 2012
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Tattoo Embroidery

Looking for a last minute personalized gift for your man? Want to get your guy to wear embroidered duds? Think fast and subtle.  Embroidering on blanks is one the quickest tasks an embroiderer can do. The key to getting your guy to wear embellished clothing is stitching something classy and modern.  A plain, black...

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20 Days of Savings!

December 4, 2012
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  It’s that time of the year again and two words we all like to hear right now…on sale. I’ve poured over the latest issue of Designs and discovered many discounts you can take advantage of before Christmas. Enjoy and happy shopping! Wow – Baby Lock has got the lock on savings right now....

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Upscale Bed Linens – Tips for stitching gorgeous machine embroidery designs on sheets

November 28, 2012
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I love embroidered bed linens. They are such a treat to slide between as you end a long day. Here are some tips for stitching gorgeous machine embroidery designs on sheets. Tips for Success • Take the time to prepare the design and the sheets. It’s well worth the effort. • Purchase an extra...

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You’ll still have time to decorate your holiday table

November 21, 2012
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Eileen Roche Tutorial on Stipple Jingle Bells

  Here’s a tutorial on a fast easy centerpiece.  You can stitch this in about two hours, and then just slip your potted plant, floral bouquet or a glass vase of sparkly Christmas ornaments inside the tube. It’s a fast and easy way to dress up your table.   You’ll Need: Stipple! Jingle Bells...

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Can It Really Be 30 years?

November 13, 2012
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Celebrating 30 Years With Nancy Zieman

How do you go from taping a television show in your living room to commanding your own studio at Wisconsin’s largest PBS station? You do it one stitch at a time.   Nancy Zieman is one of our industry’s most humble leaders. I’ve seen her blush when recognized by 20-somethings in swanky malls, and...

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An Indispensable Tool

November 5, 2012
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An Indispensable Tool

I can’t believe how indispensable this tool is. Recently, I was stitching 24 onesies, a daunting task even when it’s not crammed into a heavy travel, teaching schedule. I think the only thing that kept me sane during the process was thinking of the new parents of twins who would eventually receive the onesies.  I...

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Quilt Market

October 31, 2012
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What’s so great about Quilt Market? People, Fabric, Quilts and…Santa!  I’m just back from Quilt Market after spending a fantastic day on the show floor meeting with old friends, connecting with new ones, drooling over gorgeous fabric displays, ogling breathtaking quilts and taking a moment to pose with Santa.  I never pass up a...

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