OESD Steampunk #12378 embroidery

SteamPunk Mixed Media Upcycle

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This is my favorite type of project: fast, fun, and very forgiving. Start to finish, 3 hours!

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Seashell Guest Towel

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Do you like pretty decorative towels but hate spending money on them? Try this quick tip to make your own customized decorative towels!

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“Silly Goose” Fleece Pillow

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I love making these pillows. All of my grandkids have some for their bedrooms and they love to cuddle up with them. For this pillow I used two pieces of fleece and embroidered one with a design from OESD’s “Words of Whimsy” embroidery collection #12292.

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Flowers and More Flowers!

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Here’s a peek at some of the projects I’ve been stitching with the new embroidery collections, Bold & Beautiful and Stitches ‘n Bloom. Both are beautiful as well as versatile. Look for them at your local BERNINA dealership.

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“Blooming” Chrysanthemums

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Boy, did I have fun creating this pillow using the three-dimensional designs in OESD’s Chrysanthemum Premier Collection #017! Parts of the design are heavily stitched, and when the embroidery is complete you simply cut through the stitches with a very sharp knife to make them “bloom.”

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Peace, Love and Glitz

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Take a plain hoodie and a pair of jeans and transform them into an expensive looking outfit using embroidery and glitz!

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Victorian Frills Appliqué Collection #12364

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OESD Victorian Frills Appliqué Signature Design Collection #12364 is filled with beautiful machine embroidery appliqué designs including cut files for the BERNINA CutWork tool.

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Thread Organization – Isacord Thread Trays

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I’m getting a jump start on my New Year organization with these new, sturdy Isacord thread trays — they happen to fit perfectly in this deep drawer and stack easily as well. The Isacord thread cones snap onto the tray, so it’s easy to lift out without spilling!

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“Cutie Pie” Baby Burp Cloth

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Got a baby shower coming up and not sure what to give the mother? This burp cloth is made using a cloth diaper and features a cute design from OESD’s “Words of Whimsy” embroidery collection #12292.

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Cover Girl! Creative Machine Embroidery January 2011

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Check out the January 2012 Issue of Creative Machine Embroidery! I was so excited to have my project featured on the cover!