Volume 67 | March/April 2011


In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:

  • Keep Your Embroidery Designs Safe
  • Experts' Tips on 14 Trendy Projects!
  • "She Never Hooped It!" She Appliquéd It

Table of Contents

Wearables
 
Blank Slate
No assembly-line monotony here.
Put your stamp, an embroidered stamp, on a purchased bag
50
Cool Summer Top
Pair a fun spring fabric with whimsical swirl designs to create a youthful top.
68
Flowers of Spring Denim Jacket
The classic combo of black and white denim gets a facelift with a splash of spring flowers.
54
Sales Rack to Custom Made
Readymade garments provide unexpected canvases to showcase embroidery.
24
Satin & Lace Dreamy Pajama Set
Silky, sumptuous and luxurious – spoil yourself with satin pajamas.
30
A Truly "Green" Vest
Evy Hawkins shows you how to combine a few 'found' items with tons of texture and monochromatic embroidery designs.
18
Two's a Pair
They'll jump with joy for these nifty reversible jumpers.
44
Decor
In-the-Hoop Faux Swiss Lace
Today's Swiss lace is colorful and – digital!
36
Tatted Flower Block
Create flawless freestanding lace without the hassle of handwork.
62
Crafts
The Stone Fleet Backpack
Draw inspiration for your next project from unexpected places.
70
Make the Mini-Kimmy Doll!
Every little girl will cherish her very own in-the-hoop doll.
40
Personalized & Custom
Computer Accessories

Surprise your tech savvy friend with a personalized laptop bag or mouse pad.
58
Quilts
Dragonfly Dreams Wall Hanging
Rotate, size and mirror image a fluttering array of dragonflies on a delightfully feminine wall hanging by Nancy Zieman.
12
Column
Ask the Expert
Embrace the unexpected–when it comes to embroidery placement - Deborah Jones shows you how!
78
Between Friends
6
Great Scott!
Scott Goodman gets right to the point with this often ignored, yet indispensible component in your embroidery machine.
74
Tips and Techniques:
Keep Your Designs in a Safe Place!

No more hunting for your misplaced folder of embroidery files! Katherine Artines gives a helpful primer (and reminder to the pros) on digital organization.
88
Departments
Buyer's Guide
86
Designs' Details
82
Embroidery Tip!
84
Letters to the Editor
8
Web Direct
85
What's New in Designs
10
 

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