I’m often asked two questions about creating embroidery designs: “Can you teach me to digitize?” “Is it hard?” The answer to #1 is maybe. The answer to #2 is it depends. I probably can’t teach you to digitize by email, which is where I often see that question. I can teach digitizing bit-by-bit through blog […]
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.
Ask most any novice embroiderer and they’ll tell you they love color sorting. Bernina thought it was so wonderful that they built it into one of their machines as a “feature” for when you combine multiple designs. Ask any embroidery software developer and they’ll sing it’s praises too. Me? It makes me want to sing […]