design transfer screen

How to Move a Design from Your Computer to Your Embroidery Machine – In the Right Format!

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You’ve purchased an embroidery design and have it safely tucked away in a folder on your computer. The next step: Send the design to your embroidery machine. But how do you know which files to send?


Stumpwork Wreath

Decking the Halls – With Stumpwork

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This charming wreath features three-dimensional stumpwork holly leaves.


Ecco Table Runner Tutorials

How to Make an Ecco Collection Table Runner

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For Betty Stoltenburg’s Sewapalooza samples she didn’t quite follow the instructions for the Ecco Table Topper. Her version is a long rectangle instead of a square!


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!


DIY Linen sachet - PaintWork Monogram

How to Personalize a Quick Gift with PaintWork!

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Last year’s holiday gifts for my co-workers and friends were linen sachets personalized with Paintwork monograms. I love linen sachets! This time I worked from an already assembled version and PaintWork seemed to be the perfect solution to add the special touch to them.


How to Use Paper Templates for Embroidery Templates

Embroidery Basics: How to Use Paper Templates for Marking Designs

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Paper templates are invaluable for determining and marking fabric for embroidery designs. Here are several tips on printing and using them for successful embroidery plaement.


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 Embroidery

How to Combine and Modify Designs Without Software: FREE Video Tutorial

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Use the built-in embroidery tools on your machine to create your own customized designs and monograms.


BERNINA Echo-Quilting and CutWork Foot #44C

3 Ways to Use Echo-Quilting and CutWork Foot #44C

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What’s your favorite free-motion quilting foot? We all have our preferences – small, large, metal, clear, open, closed – but my new go-to favorite is Echo-Quilting and CutWork Foot #44C.