Volume 70 | Sept/Oct 2011


In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:

  • OOPS! Hoop mishaps and how to fix them
  • Less Is More Your Bobbin Can Do This!
  • Fast Fix-Up! Transform a Tee in 30-Minutes
  • 4 Quick Gifts to Stitch & Give
  • Free Embroidery Designs and more

Table of Contents

Wearables
 
Pretty as a Peacock
Elegant silk scarves feature off the edge embroidery that won't break the budget.
60
Bobbin Work Jean Jacket
A toned-down take on western wear using bobbin work.
30
Color Me Fun
Add a splash of color to black and white embroidery and prints.
54
Proud to Carry Tote
Let your embroidery machine quilt your fabric and stitch a continuous scalloped edge.
74
Stretch Your Design Stash
Learn how Alba Fekete adapted quilted designs into fashion embroidery.
50
T-shirt Revamp
Editor Eileen Roche shares a new technique for adding texture and a layered effect on t-shirts.
42
Variations on the T-shirt Revamp
Expanded techniques for creating layers and texture on a t-shirt.
48
Crafts
Blankie & Block in a weekend!
These blocks are not only quick to stitch, they are soft, stackable and educational for baby!
36
Decor
Framed Keepsake Treasure Box
Create a nautical lighthouse scene in a framed keepsake box.
12
On-Point Tablescape
An out of the box approach to the traditional table runner
68
September Memories
Stitch this timeless, reusable calendar that will be enjoyed for years to come.
18
This, That, and The other thing.
Make organizing fun with stitch-quick in-the-hoop organizers
26
Column
Ask the Expert
Deborah Jones shares her stabilizer tips for embroidering on woven materials.
82
Between Friends
6
Eileen's Tip: Perfect Alignment
Eileen Roche demonstrates an easy solution to creating flawless, continuous embroidery.
78
For Love & Money Part 3 of 6,
Sourcing the Good Stuff

Deborah Jones shares her expert tips for sourcing wholesale goods for your small business
64
Great Scott!
Just when you think embroidery machines couldn't get more exciting… Scott Goodman discusses the latest innovative features on the newest machine models.
80
Tips and Techniques:
If your fabric has ever unexpectedly "popped" out of the hoop - you'll want to read Lisa Shaw's quick fix.
88
Departments
Buyer's Guide
86
Designs' Details
81
Web Direct
85
What's New in Designs
10
 

Extras - Free Embroidery Designs


Download the Table Scape Designs from Katherine Artines's On-Point Tablescape article.

Download the Table Scape Designs from Eileen Roche's T-shirt Revamp article.

$7.00

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