Posts Tagged ‘ Stitching Sisters ’

Embroidery Studio Organization in 6 Easy Steps: The Stitching Sisters’ Practical Guide

January 22, 2014
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Embroidery Studio Organization in 6 Easy Steps: The Stitching Sisters’ Practical Guide

Marie and I are known as the Stitching Sisters. Not only are we really sisters, we are also the best of friends. We are daughters number three and four of six sisters. We’ve worked together—albeit from a distance—for over fifteen years on multiple projects: writing content for Designs in Machine Embroidery magazine, creating videos,...

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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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Made by Hand and Delivered in Person

April 17, 2013
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What better way to shower a first-time mother-to-be than by creating a gift from the heart. And if you can deliver it in person – all the better!  Last weekend, our family showered our niece with dozens of gifts for the new baby.  Lucky girl that she is, some of those gifts – well,...

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Hand is a Four-letter Word

April 10, 2013
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I’m a machine girl, always have been, always will be. I’m amazed, impressed, in awe, humbled by those who stitch by hand. But truth be told, I don’t get it. I think the ONLY thing I like about handwork is, it’s portable. You can throw it in a bag and take it anywhere. Kinda...

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I can’t wait to meet you!

January 8, 2013
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Have you been itching to ramp up your machine embroidery skills? A two-day Stitching Sisters event may be just the thing you need to breathe new life into your hobby.  My Stitching Sister, Marie Zinno, and I travel the country to teach team embroidery classes which feature hands-on projects that cover tons of techniques –...

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Stitching Sisters

August 15, 2012
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HotLanta here we come! The Stitching Sisters are heading back to Discover Sewing in Roswell, GA on Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9, 2012. Click here for information on the event. Our good friends, Bonnie and Brad Faber are graciously hosting their second Stitching Sisters event. We had so much fun there in 2011 we...

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Bubble Quilt Part 2

October 19, 2011
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If you missed Part 1 of the Bubble Quilt, click here. I’m getting there! Here’s a peek at my progress on the Bubble Quilt. Last week, I finished all of the embroidery (that is quilting) and trimmed my strips. Now, I have to piece and bind. I hated walking away from this project but...

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Continuous machine embroidery using alignment marks

May 25, 2011
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Now that you’re all excited about stitching continuous designs on your embroidery machines, here’s a few of my favorite methods that we’ve discussed in the past: Continuous Applique with Stipple Seashells. And: Continuous Embroidery – Simple Steps for all Embroiderers… Or my latest easy method is to add Alignment Marks in our new software...

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