Tag Archive: applique

Behind the Scenes at My Candy Store!

I thought I’d share the evolution of the Subtle Tees shirts featured in Volume 105 July/August 2017. When I am embroidering, I’m like a kid in a candy store.  I’m overwhelmed by all the options – from thread colors to fabric colors and even fabric type.  And before I can make a final decision, I […] Read more…

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Perfect Applique Stems

I love applique. I especially love floral applique so needless to say, I make A LOT of stems. I used to be intimidated by stems but I’ve figured out a couple of ways to make them practically foolproof. The first … Continue reading

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Dresden Plates…the Perfect Take-Along Project!

This time of year I am on the lookout for projects I can take with me when I travel. In the last few years I have become positively addicted to Dresden Plates! I love applique but sometimes I don’t have … Continue reading

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Free Sewing Pattern – Plum Pudding Bird

Free Sewing Pattern – Plum Pudding Bird

PATTERN DETAILS THE PLUM PUDDING BIRD – FREE DIGITAL PDF PATTERN THIS IS A DIGITAL PDF E-PATTERN. ALL PATTERNS ARE WRITTEN IN ENGLISH. If you prefer to purchase a printed version (mailed to your home/postal address) of this pattern, please use the Printed Pattern option in the shop menu. T * Approx. size is 3 […]

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Free Embroidery Design – Flamingo

Free Embroidery Design – Flamingo

Today’s Free embroidery design from Embroidery Machine Designs Free Today Only Download Now

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Volume 103 Overspray Turned in to Opportunity

This blog is expanded coverage of the Subtle Tees article featured in Volume 103 March/April 2017.  This post covers “overspray”.   For spray paint tips, visit “spray paint” I did not heed my own advice when I spray painted the stencil on the t-shirt.  It was windy outdoors and I didn’t cover the shirt well […] Read more…

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Free Embroidery Design – Letter E

Free Embroidery Design – Letter E

Today’s Free embroidery design from Embroidery Machine Designs Free Today Only Download Now

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Volume 103 It Started with a Quilt Block – Signpost Lesson

It Started with a Quilt Block was featured in the March/April 2017 issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery magazine. Since space is limited on the printed page, you’ll find the details for creating the quilt’s sign post. Experiment by using your favorite quote or saying for your own signpost.  Dime’s Patch Attach was used to fuse the final sample to […] Read more…

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Free Sewing Pattern – Butterfly Tea Towel

Free Sewing Pattern – Butterfly Tea Towel

PATTERN DETAILS Try this is a cheerful little project as you look forward to some nice sunny days. It’s a really quick project that you can put together in an hour- spend an afternoon making a pile and put them away for quick little handmade gifts! RECOMMENDED WITH THIS PATTERN Needle Scissors Very fine permanent […]

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Free Embroidery Design – I love you Bear

Free Embroidery Design – I love you Bear

Today’s Free embroidery design from Embroidery Machine Designs Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Sewing Pattern – MY FUNKY VALENTINES

Free Sewing Pattern – MY FUNKY VALENTINES

I love Valentine’s Day and have been busy working on these sweet little fabric valentines. The PDF pattern is available for free on Patternspot.com so you can make some too. Click below, select “Project ideas and Blog” and type”MY FUNKY VALENTINES” in the search field Click Here

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Free Embroidery Design – Number 2

Free Embroidery Design – Number 2

Today’s Free embroidery design from Embroidery Machine Designs Free Today Only Download Now

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Embroidering on Onesies

one7Is there anything sweeter than welcoming a new baby into the family right at the holidays?  It brings the meaning of Christmas home…time to focus on the important things in live and leave the mall hustle and bustle to others.  One of our team members, Sandy Griggs, became a first-time grandma on Dec. 18th to […] Read more…

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Free Embroidery Design – Christmas

Free Embroidery Design – Christmas

Christmas Design #: 2056120 Size (in): 4.02″(w) x 4.57″(h) Size (mm): 102 x 116 Stitches: 7740 Colors: 4 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Flower

Free Embroidery Design – Flower

Flower Design #: 794935 Size (in): 4.21″(w) x 4.76″(h) Size (mm): 107 x 121 Stitches: 7180 Colors: 8 Color Chart: View | Print $2.97  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Cat

Free Embroidery Design – Cat

Cat Design #: 2053812 Size (in): 4.76″(w) x 4.53″(h) Size (mm): 121 x 115 Stitches: 12210 Colors: 15 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Limited Time Download Now

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A finish: Ornament

Urgghhh Instagram is being such a pain! It keeps crashing when I try to upload and it’s been like this for a week. I’ve reinstalled the app and restarted the phone so many times! And no reply from Instagram tech help. Anyway… This quilt was made around the same time as S is for Snake […]

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Free Embroidery Design – Cat

Free Embroidery Design – Cat

Cat Design #: 2050542 Size (in): 3.98″(w) x 4.57″(h) Size (mm): 101 x 116 Stitches: 14370 Colors: 21 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Hen

Free Embroidery Design – Hen

Hen Design #: 2048033 Size (in): 4.61″(w) x 4.57″(h) Size (mm): 117 x 116 Stitches: 8760 Colors: 17 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Letter Y

Free Embroidery Design – Letter Y

Letter Y Design #: 1066802 Size (in): 3.46″(w) x 3.58″(h) Size (mm): 88 x 91 Stitches: 2800 Colors: 3 Color Chart: View | Print $1.97  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Squirrel

Free Embroidery Design – Squirrel

Squirrel Design #: 2043012 Size (in): 4.72″(w) x 5.04″(h) Size (mm): 120 x 128 Stitches: 10110 Colors: 19 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Turkey

Free Embroidery Design – Turkey

Today’s Free embroidery design from Embroidery Machine Designs Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Chicken

Free Embroidery Design – Chicken

Chicken Design #: 1248552 Size (in): 4.53″(w) x 4.57″(h) Size (mm): 115 x 116 Stitches: 15930 Colors: 23 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Tiger

Free Embroidery Design – Tiger

Tiger Design #: 2040187 Size (in): 4.69″(w) x 4.57″(h) Size (mm): 119 x 116 Stitches: 14570 Colors: 9 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Bonnet Girl

Free Embroidery Design – Bonnet Girl

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Free Embroidery Design – Bonnet Girl

Free Embroidery Design – Bonnet Girl

Today’s Free embroidery design from Embroidery Machine Designs Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Winter

Free Embroidery Design – Winter

Winter Design #: 726035 Size (in): 2.60″(w) x 4.29″(h) Size (mm): 66 x 109 Stitches: 4200 Colors: 4 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Winter

Free Embroidery Design – Winter

Winter Design #: 726035 Size (in): 2.60″(w) x 4.29″(h) Size (mm): 66 x 109 Stitches: 4200 Colors: 4 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Elephant

Free Embroidery Design – Elephant

Elephant Design #: 2038087 Size (in): 4.06″(w) x 4.57″(h) Size (mm): 103 x 116 Stitches: 10170 Colors: 11 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Dog

Free Embroidery Design – Dog

Dog Design #: 820953 Size (in): 5.16″(w) x 4.17″(h) Size (mm): 131 x 106 Stitches: 8130 Colors: 6 Color Chart: View | Print $3.00  FREE Free Today Only Download Now

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