Volume 74 | May/June 2012


In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:

  • Knits! Stretch no more! Stitch with confidence!
  • Cut to Fit Take a Tee from Boxy to Beautiful
  • Reverse Appliqué Fix Up Tired Tees
  • Rethink Embroidery for Men
  • Free Embroidery Designs and more

Table of Contents

Wearables
 
Vintage Linens - Modern Threads
A new use for two old tablecloths! Look to your stash of linens for clothing inspiration!
16
Beauty, Brains & Brawn
Finally! Trendy t-shirts for him or her.
40
Birth of the Cool
Sketchy embroidery sings the blues.
50
A Crowning Achievement
Stitch a back yoke to perfection? No problem!
60
Diva for the Day!
Crown the birthday girl!
64
I Can't Believe It's a T-Shirt!
Start with a tee, finish with a vest!
30
Reverse Applique
Stunning effects with peek-a-boo appliqué
34
Rock 'n Roll Rebel
Add texture with embroidery to a screen printed tee.
58
A Summery Twin Set
A casual new twist to an old wardrobe favorite.
10
White Tank Transformation
Transform a neckline – right at your machine.
14
Decor
Life's a Beach
Discover how eliminating stitches stretches your design collection.
46
Patriotic Table Runner
Create the look of a traditional wedding ring quilt in a fraction of the time!
20
Moroccan Sun Room
Use home décor fabrics as your jump start for designer pillows
70
Column
Ask the Expert
Planning on a business? Deborah Jones explains efficient and economic buying strategies
80
Between Friends
6
For Love & Money
What to do when the machine stops working...
76
Great Scott!
Scott Goodman uncovers some interesting details about what we are doing while our machines embroider. As Chaucer correctly stated, "Idle hands are the devil's tools."
78
Tips and Techniques:
Everyday Tips for Better Embroidery
Read Eileen's top tips for stitching on knits.
88
Departments
Buyer's Guide
86
Designs' Details
83
Web Direct
87
What's New in Designs
8
 

Extras - Free Embroidery Designs


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