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!
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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.
I saw a little quick video on Facebook the other day where a candy wrapper was turned into a small zip bag and thought it would be fun to do with an in-the-hoop (ITH) project.
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HOW TO USE INKTENSE ON FABRIC WITH EMBROIDERY
If you’ve been reluctant to try inks or using media that requires a brush, then I’ve found something that gives you the look of inks with the ease of colored pencils and it’s called InkTense Colored pencils.
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HOW TO EMBROIDER A BASIC IN-THE-HOOP ZIPPERED BAG VIDEO TUTORIAL
Watch how to make a lined, zippered bag in your embroidery machine! The finished bag has no exposed seams or exposed zipper on the inside. See different fabric options and various embellishment choices in a range of sizes.
A plain design can often provide more opportunities for creativity than a more decorative version. Really?
Looking for a bag to organize your essentials for running around on quick trips? Or how about a small bag to carry your passport, a bit of money, a tube of lip gloss and your cell phone? Then here it is!
After creating the ITH Snappy Eyeglasses case, I had many requests for a simpler version that could be completed in one hooping with no additional sewing.
I love having a small bag to run around town with. Yes, there are times when I want to tote along a bottle of water, my iPad, some kind of handwork project, and/or a few other bulky items in a large bag, but for a quick shopping trip, who needs all that extra stuff?
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How to Customize A Basic In-the-Hoop Project to Make Your Own Designer Bag
Lately I’ve been on an ITH bag binge, as you might guess from the recent series of blog posts. First it was the ITH Snappy Glasses cases, a project collection with 6 panels for mixing and matching.
Only have a 4×4″ sewing field? No problem! You can make this in-the-hoop mini zip using the same technique as its larger siblings. These minis are perfect for change, small notions, treats, or little trinkets. Only have a 4×4″ sewing field? No problem! You can make this in-the-hoop mini zip using the same technique as […]
Ever wish you could press a button on your sewing machine and it would sew a zipper for you? Or better yet, how about insert a zipper, line a small accessory bag in just one hooping, and stitch the whole thing together? Well, you can! You will have to do a little finishing work but […]