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3 Reasons You Need Embroidery Software (And It’s Free!)

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Who needs software? Anyone who embroiders!


sewing machine needles

Tips for Selecting the Correct Needle Type and Size for Your Project

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Super tips from Deborah Cacciamani, BERNINA Educator, on selecting the best needle and thread combination for your sewing projects.


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!


How to Digitize Your Own Split-Letter Monogram

How to Digitize Your Own Split Letter Monograms

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It’s surprisingly easy to digitize your own split-letter monogram following Rhea Lucovsky’s excellent instructions. Stitch them on pillows, burlap or linen for framing, blankets, and more for personalized gifts that are sure to be treasured.


small embroidery hoop

How to Use the Adapter Set for Free-Arm Embroidery: FREE Video Tutorial

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Embroidering on onesies and children’s t-shirts can be a challenge, but a free-arm adapter makes it easy!


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.