Volume 101 | November/December 2016


In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:

  • 8+ Stockings Full of Personalities From Miniature to Mermaid
  • SECRET Santas Inside!
  • Turning Watercolors into Embroidery
  • Free Embroidery Designs and more

Table of Contents

In this issue
No Hand Needle Required!
A classic stocking with innovative details! Cross-stitch embroidery and texturizing stabilizer make this stocking a special family heirloom. Download the free toe, heel and cuff design. Click here
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Good Things Come in Small Packages
Elegant details and luscious fabrics make this mini-stocking the perfect place to tuck tiny treasures.
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Santa’s Secret
Katherine Artines makes sitting at the kids’ table a fun treat!
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Embellish with Digital Decorative Stitches
It’s all about the novelty stitches in this stocking!. Download the Stocking Toe and the Stocking Top Template. Click here
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Santa’s Special Delivery Stocking
Stitch this multi-purpose stocking for a special delivery!. Download the free stocking pattern available. Click here
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Frosty Friend
Build a snowman with your embroidery machine!
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One Technique, Three Versions
Your mantel will be the best dressed with these coordinating quilted stockings. Download the free stocking pattern. Click here
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A Stocking Full of Possibilities
Nancy Zieman reminds us even expert embroiderers experience challenges in executing their creative vision. Download the free Novelty Christmas Stocking pattern and instructions. Click here
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T-Shirt Remakes
Not a fan of ¾ length sleeves? Here’s the solution!
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Mermaid Tail Christmas Stocking
Enjoy a splash of whimsy with this mermaid tail stocking! Free Mermaid tail design and cone pattern download available. Click here
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Departments
Buyer’s Guide
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Designs’ Details
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Free Designs Online
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What’s New in Designs
8
Industry News
Wilcom partners with Adorable Ideas to launch Hatch Embroidery Software.
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Columns
#embroiderytrends
Explore watercolor designs with Embroidery Library!
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Between Friends
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A Closer Look
Jacques and Sophia are enjoying the scenery at Christmas Stocking Square.
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Great Scott! You take the high road and I’ll take the low road.
A tour of embroidery machines from entry level to high-end.
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Subtle Tees
Add these ‘somewhat snarky’ t-shirts to your gift giving list!
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