Embroidered-Applique Center Circles

Appliqué Center Circles the Easy Way – by Embroidery Machine!

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Appliquéd center circles are easy when you stitch them on your embroidery machine!


DIY Holiday Trees Pillow Cover

DIY Holiday Trees Pillow Cover

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The simple appliqué design of this pretty pillow cover evokes thoughts of winter – snow, evergreens, holidays, and being snug and warm by the fire while cold winds blow outside.


Whimsy Houses Quilt

How to Make a Whimsy House Art Quilt

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Have fun making this free-flowing whimsy house art quilt that teaches a little bit about design, color selection, and free-motion machine quilting.


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.


Embroider Anything - DIY tutorial

How to Put Embroidery on ANYTHING – Without Stitching On It!

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Have you ever wanted to have embroidery on a garment or item, but didn’t want to actually embroider ON the item? Or embroider your jeans without having to unstitch the seams? Kay has a fabulous technique to share!


Applique Mastery by Philippa Naylor

How to Stitch Perfect Satin Stitch Circles

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A great tip from the upcoming book Applique Mastery: Perfect Satin Stitch Circles by Philippa Naylor.


DIY Wool Applique Needle Book

How to Make a Wool Applique Needle Book

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This little needle book comes in handy when you want to sit outside on the deck and do a little hand sewing or stitch a binding on a quilt. It also makes a nice gift for a fellow sewist.


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.


BERNINA Magnifier Set

My New Favorite Notion: My Magnifier Set

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Maybe you don’t need new glasses after all ;-) Take a peek at Annie Smith’s new favorite machine accessory – a magnifier set.


blanket stitch applique video tutorial

How to Applique with a Blanket Stitch: Free Video Tutorial

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Blanket stitch applique is easy to learn, looks great, and only takes a fraction of the time needed to sew traditional satin stitch applique. Give it a try on your next applique project!