Eight years ago, I wrote a post called Why Does My Embroidery Pucker (find it linked at the end of this post) and during the recently wrapped 2017 Virtual Sewing, Quilt, and Embroidery Expo, I focused on pucker problems in my two-part class called Professional Pointers for Pucker Prevention.
If you’ve become the designated “baby quilt lady” who is expected to make a quilt for every new arrival on the planet within your extended family, friends, church, neighborhood, or community, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed!
How to choose the software of your dreams. I’m not sure why people keep asking me this. Yes, I’m a digitizer but I’m not out there comparing every digitizing program. And it turns out a lot of those asking already have software.
As many of you know, I’m a die-hard Mac lover and it takes something turly seriously cool for me to “do Windows.” For the past year or two or so, my good friend Gary Walker has been trying to persuade me to use yet another embroidery digitizing program that only runs on Windows. I […]
What’s the first thing you notice about embroidery on an item? Placement!
What’s the second thing you notice about embroidery on an item? That it’s smooth, wrinkle and ripple free, and that it has good registration (no gaps).
Have you ever needed a design for something but couldn’t find just the right one? What if you could make it yourself by using premade bits and just putting them together for the perfect fit?
Sometimes you just need a tote bag with a little more pizzaz than you can get by embellishing a premade one. Fortunately tote bags are easy to make with only basic sewing skillis and relatively fast with the added benefit that a flat piece of fabric is way easier to embroider than a tubular, ready made bag, especially when stitching on a domestic, flat bed machine.
Rescue Me is a collection of 20 simple designs targeted for raising awareness for pet adoption. If you’re a pet foster, make your critter even more adorable by stitching up a personalized bandana!
Early this year I started advising my subscribers that I’d be moving the newsletter to a new email provider and that the “from” would change from one of my personal email addresses (comcast) to one associated with the site, lindeegembroidery.com and that it was important to “whitelist” this new email address so as not to miss any new emails.
Since this website has been entirely rebuilt since I created the design and link for LInda McGehee’s article in the May/June issue of Creative Machine Embroidery, here’s an important update and where to find the design now.