Multi-Needle Monday: The Craftsy Craze

February 23, 2015
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Multi-Needle Monday: The Craftsy Craze

You know the saying that there is never a perfect time to have a baby or get married or do whatever etc etc…It is so true and it’s called life! Our wonderful, loving yet elderly mother passed away in November 2014 while I was working on my Craftsy class. My proposal with Craftsy was...

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All You Need to Know About Lettering in Perfect Embroidery Pro

February 21, 2015
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One of the mottos that I live by is using time well. Let’s face it, we all try to cram as much into a day as possible. So when I have a choice about how to spend my time, I want to learn something. If I learn one thing when I read a book,...

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Friday Night Live @ Sew Expo

February 18, 2015
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Friday Night Live @ Sew Expo

It’s your chance for an evening of fun and luck! Luck? If you come to Friday Night Live at Sew Expo, Puyallup, WA on February 27th you’ll have a chance to win not one, not two, but FIVE machines!  Baby Lock is giving away over $6,000 worth of machines. All you have to do...

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Multi-Needle Monday! Roulette Table Cover!

February 16, 2015
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Eileen's Machine Embroidery Blog

If you are using your multi-needle embroidery machine for a hobby or as a business, I’m sure you have some interesting and unique requests. Through my ten years as a commercial embroidery business owner I have had my share—believe me! Recently one of the interior decorators that I embroider for asked me to meet...

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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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Eileen's Machine Embroidery Blog

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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