When "pucker up" is not a good thing!
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.
Have you ever wondered if it's easy to create free-standing lace on your embroidery machine? Have you tried stitching lace and been disappointed in the results?
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.
Once you're done stitching, pop it out of the hoop, trim off the excess and turn right side out and Voila! Your bag is ready to use!
Digitizing an embossed monogram is so easy in Embrilliance StitchArtist. You can truly whip one up in minutes with these simple steps.
Whether you prefer to watch a YouTube video or read a blog post, I've got you covered here! Watch here or continue reading.
Since I've started converting my fonts to BX files for use with Embrilliance and EmbroideryWorks programs, I've gotten quite a few questions so I thought I'd take some time to answer them here.
If you're the kind of person who likes to see things done rather than read about them, then watch this video on how to make the Winter Jewels Mock Crochet Snowflakes
Have you seen Embrilliance Essentials yet?
In this video, I just have a little fun creating a simple design just using the built in fonts. You'll see how easy it is to select font styles, see how they look, and resize, mirror and rotate them.
Foundation piecing, also known as paper piecing, is a popular technique used by quilters to easily piece blocks quickly and perfectly.
Cabin Fever is a collection of 20 designs that recreates this process with your embroidery machine.
I remember early on in my embroidery career when I got a call from a new embroiderer who excitedly proclaimed, "Your new collection arrived today!" The next words out of her mouth were, "What do I do with them?"
Machine embroidered what? In case you're not up on traditional hand embroidery techniques, hardanger is a type of drawn-thread work done on even weave fabric, often linen or cotton, and traditionally in white. It gets it's name from a region in Norway although the technique itself can be traced back to more ancient cultures.
Today I want to show you a cool new embroidery utility from my friends over at Briton Leap. For years, Brian and his team of gurus have been producing amazing products for embroiderers.
My friend Brian Bailie (OK, with help from programmer David) has added another cool feature to Convert It Mac—cover flow!