Volume 71 | Nov/Dec 2011


In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:

  • ZIP IT UP! An Embroiderer's Approach to Zippers
  • Stitch: Trinket Boxes, Change Purses, Zipper Bags In the Hoop!
  • Just For Boys Racetrack Pillow Sham
  • Make This Icicle Tree Stocking
  • Free Embroidery Designs and more

Table of Contents

Wearables
 
Continuous Embroidery
A 'tacky' solution to seamless embroidery.
22
Flower Power Sweatshirt
Mary Mulari continues to innovate with this creative sweatshirt revamp.
16
Leaf Bag
Create this flawless handbag without a pattern? Yes you can!
54
Wetland Ducks Denim
Embroider a denim shirt for your favorite nature lover.
12
Crafts
iSnap Bag for iPad
Never lose your electronics accessories again!
26
Key Fob Change Purse
No one can stitch just one of these change purses!
46
Quick & Easy Holiday Gift Holders
Stash some cash, gift cards or candy in this sweet, felt mitten.
64
Trinket Boxes
These clever little boxes are embroidered in the hoop!
50
Decor
At the Track Pillow Sham
He'll be mesmerized for hours with this charming 'just for boys' project
66
Icicle Tree Stocking
Combine luxurious silk dupioni and organza to make an icy blue stocking.
30
Keep It Warm Casserole Carrier
'Tis the season for family gatherings - keep those casseroles warm and travel in style!
40
Layered Flowers for Every Season
This smartly designed pillow will last season after season.
58
Poinsettia Wall Hanging
Use software to design this 3-dimensional poinsettia wall hanging.
44
Precious Pink Petals
Stitch this charmingly romantic pillow to grace that special side chair.
72
Santa & Snowman
Need a quick hostess gift? Stitch these whimsical hand towels that are sure to delight.
34
Vintage Stitches
A modern twist on an old favorite.
Best of all - you don't need to know how to crochet by hand!
38
Column
Ask the Expert
Deborah Jones shares her tips for stitching with metallic threads.
82
Between Friends
6
For Love & Money, Part 4 of 6,
Software for Your Business

Have you considered these factors when selecting embroidery software?
76
Great Scott!
Scott Goodman answers some of life's most perplexing problems….
78
Tips and Techniques:
Everyday Tips for Better Embroidery
Use your embroidery machine to insert a zipper into your next project.
88
Departments
Buyer's Guide
86
Designs' Details
80
Web Direct
85
What's New in Designs
10
 

Extras - Free Embroidery Designs

 
 

Download the Trinket Box Designs from Katherine Artines's Trinket Boxes article.

Download the Star Design from Lucy Holguin's Icicle Tree Stocking article.

Download the Outer Flap Pattern from Paula Harmon's Keep It Warm Casserole Carrier article

 

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