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.
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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 learned about this terrible tragedy on Facebook. Since the news is filled with too much sensationalized trauma and drama, I no longer read the newspaper, listen to the radio, and I avoid the news on TV. I do not need this negative energy filling my mind, my consciousness, and the cells of my entire being.
These two darling baby bonnets are quick and easy to construct. You can easily whip one out in less than an hour (minus embellishing time) and more than likely with supplies you already have in your stash!
I've been asked this question rather frequently lately. This question is generally followed by, "it's just a digital file. It can't take that long to digitize and besides, digital files don't cost anything." Huh?
For a limited time, you can get an entire design collection for free simply by subscribing to our newsletter!
Just fill in the form in the sidebar, confirm your email, and use the coupon code in the follow-up thank you message to get the Candlewick Medallions collection valued at $39.95 for free!
Please check this list before contacting me—it might answer your question much more quickly!
Wow! I sure hope I never have to switch email systems again! Here I thought I was being a good guy and offering you a free collection for moving over with me but it has turned into a nightmare!
Looking for some interesting and well-digitized free embroidery designs? How about an entire collection of coordinated designs that:
- sew well on a wide range of fabrics
- are relatively low stitch count
- require few color changes
- adapt well to many color schemes
- are large enough to make an impact
- have interesting textural effects?
For this month's free design, I thought I'd give you a taste from the hardanger collection plus use it in a sample project to give you an idea how it might be used.
New free decorative floral design to download!
This floral design is the epitome of simple elegance. Perfect for a Mother's Day project, garment, or home dec item, such as a pillow. It fits a 4" x 4" or 100mm x 100mm hoop.