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It’s time to discover great value, special offers and inspiration! (Part 2 of 2)

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Hope everyone had a great week perusing the great offers, special deals and inspiration from the featured advertisers I highlighted in last week’s blog.  If you missed the post click here.

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Let’s take a look at additional freebees, exclusive offers, products and embroidery designs that run the gamut from contemporary to traditional to modern.  One thing is certain:  Machine embroidery is a fulfilling hobby where creativity, design and heart are expressed through stitches and fabric!

Want to save 10% off of your embroidery design purchase at Bunnycup Embroidery?  Just enter the code dime in your cart at http://www.bunnycup.com the savings will be subtracted from your total.  Doesn’t get any easier than that!

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You’ll find one stop shopping at the OregonPatchWorks Mall.  Sprinkled with thousands of premium quality embroidery designs, OPW is your source for all types of designs: floral, juvenile, elegant, quilt, lace and more. Visit http://www.oregonpatchworks.com

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The absolutely last word in elegant lettering is reserved for Embroidery Arts.  You’ll find over 100 historical monogram styles inspired by designs from the Renaissance through the present.  Visit http://www.embroideryarts.com to see the vast collection of letter-perfect monograms.

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So what type of designs are popular with machine embroidery enthusiasts right now?  ZippyDesignZ tells us it’s anything completed in the hoop.  Hot downloads on Zippy’s site right now are Tiny Zip Totes, Cupcake Alpha Hair Clippies, SaniSack and Raggy edge Bibs and Burpies.  Click the link http://www.ZippyDesignZ.com to see what all the fuss is about.

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Can’t get enough of Loralie’s ladies?  Then you’ll love her Sew Florida collection – it’s for all sew birds!  Visit http://www.LoralieDesigns.com to see Loralie’s latest, fun and whimsical collection.

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Everyone loves savings so I’m sure you’ll love Pickle Pie Designs’ 20% savings off your first order. Just use coupon code DIME20 to get yours!  Visit http://www.picklepiedesigns.com

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Luscious embroidery designs await all Designs readers at Molly Mine Embroidery Machine Designs.  You’ll spot teddy bears, crazy quilt blocks, detailed flowers and novelty alphabet appliqué designs.  Stop by http://www.mollymine.com to view the collections.

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It you’re more in tune to upscale interiors (and fashions!) then you’ll love the trendy Damask Etchings by OESD.  You’ve seen this look in many high-end catalogs and now you can duplicate it on your own embroidery machine.  See the awesome collection at http://www.embroideryonline.com

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Here’s another 20% coupon for you!  Use the code: 20DIME73 in the shopping cart of http://www.sealedwithastitch.com and you’ll save on appliqué and in-the-hoop projects.

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Don’t limit yourself to embroidery design-only websites.  You’ll find so much more at http://www.SWAKembroidery.com.  There are free video tutorials, project ideas and how-to instructions in addition to adorable embroidery designs.  There’s so much to learn at SWAK Embroidery.

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Recently I visited with Susan Mars in her AllAboutBlanks booth at Sew Expo.  I LOVE walking into that booth!  Everything is so fresh, pristine and just begging for adornment! But you don’t have to travel across the country to get that same feeling – just stop by http://www.AllAboutBlanks.com to see their latest offerings. You’ll find great prices on market totes, linen tea towels, coasters, cosmetic bags and more – lots more! Plus there is just one flat rate on shipping in the US – just $3.85. What a deal!

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I want to encourage my blog readers to say hello to Angie at Lunch Box Quilts.  A new advertiser here at Designs, Lunch Box Quilts has some of the most innovative machine embroidered quilt patterns in the industry. You know how hard it is to make something that appeals to men, well, Angie has the answer.  Her quilt pattern titled, Trout, is one cool quilt.  Just jump over to http://www.LunchBoxQuilts.com and scroll through the Embroidery Applique Quilts under Products.

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Quick, easy and simple is what I’m always looking for when I think of stitching for kids. Apparently, I’m not alone.  You’ll find age- and effort-appropriate machine embroidery appliqués at http://www.appliqueforkids.com

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You’ll be surprised by the variety of designs at http://www.KreationsbyKara.com. Kara offers trendy sugar skulls, traditional florals, enticing butterflies and whimsical characters.  The new website offers new freebies every month so bookmark it and visit often.

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If bling is your thing then don’t miss http://www.CrystalEyeCandy.com You can order crystals, pearls, buttons and beads, join a club, learn how to ‘Dot to Dot’ and ‘Crystal to Crystal’ and see new ways to add some sparkle to your life (well, okay, to your projects. You have to start somewhere!).

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Katelyn’s Kreative Stitches offers fresh, contemporary appliqué designs. Scroll through the selections, make your picks and enjoy 15% savings when you purchase at http://www.KatelynsKreativeStitches.com Remember to enter code dzgns15.

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Hoop Sisters is at it again – another popular quilt, Snail’s Trail.  You’ll love the innovative, work-as-you-go technique that the sisters have developed. If you haven’t tried one yet, now’s the time. And if you’re already a loyal fan – then hop on the latest project!  Visit http://www.HoopSisters.com to see multiple versions of this winner.

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Keep your expenses under control and shop at The Sewphisticated Stitcher. You’ll find quality supplies and blanks at affordable prices.  http://www.TheSewphisticatedStitcher.com

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If you’re a MAC user (or just upgraded your Windows OS) then it might be time to look at The Ultimate Box, a transfer and conversion system for most machines.  You’ll love the simplicity of this helpful auxiliary tool. Visit http://www.vikant-emb.com for more information.

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Cross Stitch Fans rejoice!  Sudberry Embroidery is giving you a free embroidery design when you join their Yahoo Group.  Click for a fast download: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SudberryEmbroidery/join

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Check out the new freebies at Stunning Stitches: http://www.StunningStitches.com

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Visit http://www.SewSpecial.com to see stunning lace designs from Criswell Embroidery & Design. Click around and you might land on Kerrin’s blog. Great tips on lace-making and cutwork.

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Expect great designs at prices you can afford at http://www.PlatinumEmbroidery.com  You’ll find designers such as Madsen Originals, Snow Lady Designs, A Design by Lyn and Young at Heart.

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Best sellers at http://www.GGDesignsEmbroidery.com are Scallop Owl Applique, Bunny Felt Stitchies (in the hoop) and Princess Crown Clippie Keeper Felt Stitchies (in the hoop).  Click on over and see what all the fuss is about.

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Kandi Christian over at http://www.SewTimeless.com is feeling generous to all Designs readers right now. Just mention DIME at checkout and she’ll place an additional free CD (of her choice) in your order!

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Hope Yoder’s website puts a smile on your face.  Click here to get your smile: http://www.HopeYoder.com She’s got you covered with button cover-ups, sewing patterns, instant download embroidery designs, project CDs and more.

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Meet Oma, a 63-year old grandmother, devoted to her family, faith and machine embroidery!  Her devotions shine through in all of her designs, take a look at http://www.OmasPlace.com

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Only a short time left to capture 10% savings at http://www.EmbroiderThis.com If you can stitch on it, you can probably find it at Embroider This.

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Visit http://www.NancyPrince.com to see a new adventure in machine embroidery.  You’ll be amazed at what your machine can do!

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http://www.SewAZDesigns.com is a treasure trove of machine embroidery designs.  Everything from angel designs to Hawaiian quilt blocks to tote bags with a lot of in-the-hoop in between!

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This week’s assignment:

What an inspiring individual we have in this week’s winner!  Linda Turner took an idea (the “Read” bags featured in Volume 64 Sept/Oct 2010) then put the idea into action.  She inspired others to join in a unique endeavor to stitch hundreds of “Read” bags for a children’s reading program.

Share your stories of how you have put your sewing, machine embroidery or crafting skills into action for someone in need.  Post a comment for a chance to win a $25 shopping spree to the Designs in Machine Embroidery website.

The winner of last week’s assignment answered the following question:

It’s hard to believe we are 73 issues strong!  Every issue is near and dear to our hearts as if they were our own children.  Each project has special meaning and significance because they represent writers who love to create and design for you!  You, our readers also love to create, design and to be inspired.  When you look at it this way, machine embroidery isn’t such a solitary act!

Tell us what your favorite project is from any issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery.  One random comment will be the lucky winner of an autographed copy of Designer Handbags by Nancy Zieman and Eileen Roche.

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We randomly selected the following winner…Linda Turner!
“My very favorite project would be “The READ” bag featured in the 2010 Fall issue of your magazine.  The first “READ” bag was made for a special young lady’s 4th birthday.  I filled her “READ” bag with books so she could read to her parents and her little brother.  She loved, loved, loved it!  In fact, her mother said she even slept with the bag! I am a retired teacher and I work part-time at Zede’s Sewing Studio in Columbia, Missouri.  Last spring, we decided to make “READ” bags for the children in the JUMPSTART Reading Program because the “READ” bag had been such a hit for my young friend. Customers and staff at Zede’s made about 250 “READ” bags. The bags were filled with books and given to students at the end of the school year. This year we talked about just buying a bag for the books and donating them to JUMPSTART for the students.  Mallory, store manager, met with the JUMPSTART personnel to discuss the project.  They loved the “READ” bags we had made so much that they almost begged for us to do the same thing again this year!  How could Mallory say no to that??  Once again, we(staff and customers of Zede’s) are making 250 “READ” bags for students in the JUMPSTART Program.  This has been such a neat project and it was all because I subscribed to such a fantastic magazine!  Thank you!” – Linda Turner

 

 


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More than 12 days of Christmas Savings!

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I’ve been scouring the pages of Designs for you looking for deals. I found tons of savings in this issue. So many advertisers generously offer discounts and rebates at this time of year. So take advantage of these special savings.

 

Embroider This!

Let’s start with http://www.EmbroiderThis.com Just type in coupon code DZ71 when you checkout and you’ll received 10% off your entire order. How cool is that? You can stock up on blanks for the next few months and stretch your savings over the winter.

Embroitique

Coupon code winter11 will put 10% back in your pocket when you checkout at Embroitique.com. Enjoy their trendy offering of appliqué designs, in-the-hoop projects and more.

Thread Art

Looking to stock up on embroidery and crafting supplies, then stop by http://www.threadart.com and save 10% off your online order when using coupon DME1010.

 

Katelyn's Kreative Stitches

The stakes get a little higher over at http://www.KatelynsKreativeStitches.com You’ll enjoy 15% off when you enter code dzgns15. Look for sweet, simple designs that stitch up in a flash.

 

Sudberry House

Grab an adorable and timeless free cross stitch design at http://www.machineCrossStitch.com when you join the Yahoo Group at Sudberry House.

 

Sealed With A Stitch

Act now so you can enjoy 20% savings at http://www.SealedWithAStitch.com The coupon code DIME20OFFND expires December 20, 2011.

 

Fun Stitch

If you’re charmed by the elf hat alphabet over at http://www.FunStitch.com then act now and use coupon code DIME20 to receive 20% off your order. Of course, you don’t have to settle on the alphabet, there are tons of designs to browse – and purchase!

 

DigiStitches

No reason to wait any longer to make your first purchase at http://www.digistitches.com. Act now and deduct 20% off your first purchase; coupon code: DIME20.

 

Five Star Fonts

A huge selection of fonts awaits you at http://www.FiveStarFonts.com. First-time buyers get a 20% discount off their purchase – see website for details.

 

Pickle Pie Designs

Newbies at http://www.PicklePieDesigns.com also will receive 20% off their first order with coupon code DIME20.

 

Needleheads

Check out Monogram Wizard’s new online alphabet store at http://www.needleheads.com.  Enter coupon code: DesignsFall on your first order and you’ll save 20%!

 

GG Designs Embroidery

GG Designs Embroidery is extending a big welcome to first time shoppers. Just enter coupon code: DIME and enjoy 25% off when shopping at http://www.ggDesignsEmbroidery.com

 

Embroidery Arts

Best bargain on the web this month goes to http://www.EmbroideryArts.com. The industry’s go-to-source for elegant, historical and hip fonts is sharing the wealth with you this month.   Slash 30% off your entire purchase at the checkout!  You can buy one letter, two letters, entire fonts or tons of fonts but you’ll enjoy 30% off the whole month.

Designs in Machine Embroidery is even jumping into the holiday savings spirit with a $5.00 coupon off any Designs product. Just enter mistletoe when you check out. http://www.dzgns.com

Let’s not just focus on web savings – there are tons of deals in your local sewing machine dealer.  Many have holiday discounts but here’s some serious savings from machine manufacturers.

 

Baby Lock

You (or Santa) can save up to $500 instantly on a new Baby Lock machine. Visit http://www.babylock.com for more details.

 

Brother

Brother has extended their Black Friday rebate offer until December 11th so hurry into your local Brother dealer to take advantage of this special offer, right now.

 

Pfaff

Have you had your eye on the Pfaff quilt expression™ 4.0?  There’s a $200.00 mail-in rebate that expires soon – December 15th.  Log on to http://www.pfaffusa.com and click on the Holiday Gift Guide. You’ll find sales announcements plus Pfaff has something new for you every day until Christmas Eve – from valuable sewing tips to downloadable gifts.  How cool is that?

 

Husqvarna Viking

Our friends at http://www.husqvarnaviking.com/us have new monthly specials every month but right now through December 15, you can enjoy a $500 manufacturer rebate plus a two-piece luggage set.  Hurry, the deal changes monthly!

 

Here’s your assignment this week:

If you’ve been browsing the pages of Designs Nov/Dec. 2011 issue, you’re probably wondering what happened to Platinum Embroidery’s ad on page 81. It wasn’t a typo, Platinum Embroidery wanted their ad displayed in that manner. Tell me what was different about their ad and you could win a $35.00 gift certificate to Designs’ website. Hope you win!

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We have lots of winners to announce this week!  4 Winners will receive $25 Gift Certificates to spend on SWAKembroidery.com and 1 luck winner will receive Designer Handbags!

The FOUR winners of last week’s assignment answered the following question: Christmas decorations and ornaments can evoke warm memories of childhood. What’s your favorite motif? Is it a star, reindeer, Santa, snowflakes or a menorah? Do you have a central theme running through your holiday decorations? Share your thoughts and you could be one of four lucky winners this week. What’s the prize? FOUR lucky winners will receive a $25.00 gift certificate from SWAKembroidery.com!

And the FOUR lucky winners are….
Winner 1:  Donna G. “Most of our decorations are those that have been handed down through the family, or are handmade. It makes for eclectic decor, but great holiday traditions and memories!”

Winner 2.  Beth R. “I love snowflakes, especially free-standing lace ornaments.  But then again, I love any ornament – the only theme that my decorations follow is ‘most anything (within reason) goes!”

Winner 3.  Tammy: “I am addicted to SWAK embroidery!!!  I have been coveting that mitten!   I LOVE Angels of any shape or size!!!  They are my favorite Christmas motif — Santas come in a close 2nd!!!!!”

Winner 4.  Doree Shandera: “My favorite ornaments are nativity scene ones. We have collected several over the years. Next favs are all the ornaments our 4 kids have made over the years.  We put them all on and have many fond memories.”

Congratulations to everyone!

Last Friday we posted a blog on Designer Handbags and asked the following question:
Want to win a copy of Designer Handbags? Just post a comment to tell me which of the fabric choices, Group A, B, C or D, shown above, did Nancy select for the taping and you could be the winner. The winner will be announced December 7, 2011

And the winner is…. Carol Morrow.   She correctly guessed Group C.  Congratulations Carol!

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Don’t forget to watch the Nancy’s television episode featuring Designer Handbags online by visiting http://www.nancyzieman.com.

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It’s Turkey Time!

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You still have time to celebrate Thanksgiving with a few quick, stitched embroidery projects. I visited our advertisers’ websites to see what they were cooking up for Turkey Day and boy, what an amazing assortment of designs. Here’s what I found by entering Thanksgiving into the search box on each site.

DigiStitches
 

DigiStitchesPlay food – got some little ones coming for dinner? Stitch up this play cookie dough ahead of time and you’ll keep the little ones busy making their own batch of cookies.

 

 

Anita Goodesign Anita GoodesignIf you’ve been sorting your fabric scraps by color, then you’re halfway done to making this turkey crazy quilt block! Anita Goodesign’s mini collection, Turkey Crazy Quilt, will dress your table in style.
OESD   

OESDStart an heirloom collection of cherished table lines with this classic embroidery design, Tom Turkey #WP355_48 from our friends at OESD.

Applique for Kids   

Applique For KidsSo often little boys are forgotten when it comes time to holiday projects.  Not this time – here’s something for the little guys, a turkey truck.

SewAZ Embroidery Designs  SewAZ Embroidery Designs

 

Add a little sparkle to your holiday with Sew AZ Embroidery Designs wall dangler. It’s stitched in variegated thread with Mylar accents on the turkey and pumpkins.

Bunnycup Embroidery Bunnycup Embroidery
 

Bunnycup EmbroideryBunnycup embroidery designs welcomes both friends and family. So charming, these designs fit in a 4” x 4” hoop.

Zippy DesignZZippy DesignZ  ZippyDesignZ

 

Bring the best pie – one that’s calorie-free and lasts a lifetime!  Pie pincushions are so simple to make – all in the hoop!  They’re like potato chips – you can’t just make one!

Pickle Pie Designs
 

Pickle Pie DesignsTom Turkey Hair Pretties will top off any little angel’s holiday outfit.  Won’t she just love dressing in the spirit of the holiday?

Five Star Fonts   

Five Star FontsI’m Stuffed!  Don this fun shirt after the dishes are done!

Oma's Place   

Oma’s PlaceHow about stitching this heartfelt expression on each napkin?

Katelyn's Kreative Stitches   

Katelyn’s Kreative StitchesA sweet appliqué, the fabric is the star for this turkey.

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Make a whimsical Percy Pumpkin toy softie in the hoop.

Embroitique   

EmbroitiquePerfect for a table runner or table cloth, set the tone of the holiday with this heartwarming message.

Amazing Designs  Amazing Designs

 

Turkey Troubles at Amazing Designs takes a fun approach to the day – that is if you’re not a turkey!  Here’s one of my favorites:  the jogging (ok, running for his life) turkey.

Embroidery Library
 

Embroidery LibraryGot 20 minutes? Then dress for the occasion and decorate your apron with one of Embroidery Library’s lovely season border designs.

Urban Threads Urban ThreadsWhat’s a holiday without a gift?  Our friends at Urban Threads are posting this free design for all.  Click here and jump over to their site to download your design.

Here’s your assignment this week:

It seems as embroiderers, we’re always focused on making gifts for others, so I’m wondering how many of you have treated yourself to monogrammed/embroidered napkins. Tell me what you stitched for your table this holiday season and you could win a Perfect Placement Kit which will make your next set of napkins a breeze!

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The winner of last week’s assignment answered the following question:

Did you know that the fonts on the Perfect Towel Kit are not only ideal for stitching on terry cloth but fabulous for faux fur? Want to win Perfect Towel Kit – just in time for the holidays? You love the coverage you get when you use fonts with double underlay when embroidering on those holiday fibers. Just tell me what size is your biggest hoop. Is it a 4” x 4”, 5” x 7”, 7” x 12” or other size? Leave your comment and you could win the Perfect Towel Kit.

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And the winner is… Sharon!  “My largest hoop is 8″ x 12″”

Congratulations Sharon!  We wish you many happy days stitching perfectly aligned towels!

 


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