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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Finger Pressing

Finger Pressing

Have you ever read about this term while working on small fabric sections in a book or pattern and wondered what Finger Pressing is? Goodness knows we’re not going to stick our fingers under a hot iron and flatten ‘em! ...

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New Book – Embroidery Basics

New Book – Embroidery Basics

My newest book, Embroidery Basics has been published by Stackpole Books and is now available. This is my 12th title – that makes a full dozen! Yep, I’ve been around a while… I started my design career back in the 1980’s ...

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Free Pattern – HOME Embroidery

Free Pattern – HOME Embroidery

Stitch this pretty sentiment for your home, or as a housewarming gift. The project can be finished as a pillow (shown) or framed as art. The finished size of the design area is 7×14 inches. Get the Free Pattern Here, ...

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Making Gesso Softies

Making Gesso Softies

I’ve been receiving some wonderful feedback from my new book Embroidery Basics and recently received a question regarding the photo props used in Project 11 – the Happy Halloween Redwork Project featured on page 76. The items are giant candy ...

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Free Pattern – Bernie & Louise

Free Pattern – Bernie & Louise

Stitch up a hen house of irreverent chickens from the Barnyard Bernie and Over-Easy Louise pattern series. Today’s free pattern is this clucky towel design titled Sunny Side Up. Basic embroidery stitches are used to create this project on a pre-made ...

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