free-standing lace haunted house

It’s Spook-tacular! Free-Standing Lace Haunted House

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Cobwebs, bats, and ghosts gather in and around this spooky – and adorable! – haunted house.


free-standing lace

Embroidery Basics: How to Make Free-Standing Lace

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Creating free-standing lace with the embroidery machine is one of those techniques that look very difficult to create, but are really SO easy!


DIY Lace Insertion

DIY Lace Insertion in the Mega Hoop

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Renee’ Spell of Elegant Stitches in Cary, NC knows a whole lot about heirloom stitching and has spent years sewing adult and children’s clothing. She wanted to utilize one of the many features and built-in stitches on the BERNINA 880. She created this beautiful lace insertion using Italian organdy adhered to Floriani Wet N Gone stabilizer, the Mega Hoop, and embroidery design #26 from folder #2 on the BERNINA 880.


Stumpwork Wreath

Decking the Halls – With Stumpwork

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This charming wreath features three-dimensional stumpwork holly leaves.


retro birds

Made to Create Pillow Featuring Embroidery Machine Applique

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Sweet appliqued birdies flock together on the front of Elva Mungai’s Made to Create pillow, which features Retro Birds Embroidery Collection #21001.


quilt block

Quick and Easy Playful Petals

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It was easy to cut and applique all the pretty petals for this quilt – my embroidery machine did it for me!


BERNINA Embroidery Software 7

Introduction to BERNINA Embroidery Software 7: FREE Video Tutorial

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You’ve probably modified sewing and craft projects to suit yourself, tweaking the proportions or adding embellishments to make it your own. You can do the same thing with embroidery designs using your computer.


embroidery, father frost, winter, Christmas, holiday decor, stockings

Jackie Robinson’s Crash Course in Embroidery

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Jackie Robinson is a quilt-maker, not an embroiderer . . . until one of her Benartex fabrics was digitized! Jackie shares some of her adventures with embroidering samples for her Father Frost collection for Every Stitch Counts.


DIY Wedding Inspiration

DIY Wedding Inspiration

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June is traditionally associated with weddings, and today we have some DIY wedding inspiration from Rhea Lucovsky.


DIY Chicago Skyline Shadowbox

Chicago Skyline Shadowbox – by Embroidery Machine!

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Would you believe Pam Varner created the artwork for this shadow box on her embroidery machine? She did!