Volume 88 | September/October 2014


In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:

  • 15 years of inspiration
  • Copy Our Cover!
  • 15 How-Tos
  • 20 Expert Tips
  • Studio Upgrade: Mini Makeover You Can Do in 60 Minutes!
  • Embroidering On CONFETTI DOT

Table of Contents

Clothing
Copy Our Cover
Soft, luxurious lace cap sleeves elevate a t-shirt.
18
Not a Perfect Set? It Is Now.
Learn how embroidery can tie two garments together for a perfect match.
12
Wrap Someone in Prayer
Embellish a prayer shawl and send positive thoughts to someone in need.
44
Secrets to Successful Stitching on Satin
Tame satin's tricky texture and make a one-of-a-kind purse.
48
Tattoo Jeans
Discover a not-so-permanent approach to wearing tattoos!
22
Tote Fleece Prayer Shawl
Stitch a prayer shawl to provide warmth and comfort.
30
Quilts
Hummingbird Wall Hanging
Diane Kron shows how a project becomes meaningful with time and attention to detail.
72
It's a Frame Up!
Are you ready to try a project that's a bit edgy? This unique wall hanging is simply made by turning designs from your embroidery stash into raw-edge quilt blocks with these FREE reverse appliqué frame designs.
64
Accessories
Beyond Elegance Handbags
No, these aren't purchased handbags! Your new favorite go-to clutch benefits not only you but also the Be the Difference Foundation.
40
Make a Difference Charity Bundle
Marie Zinno shows you how to get involved in your community by creating charity bundles!
26
One Last Look
Reen Wilcoxson wows with this clever cosmetic mirror and pouch in-the-hoop set.
54
Home Décor
Pretty in Teal Cushion Cover
Learn embroidery placement techniques to create a designer pillow.
68
Columns
4" x 4" and Fabulous! It's a Wrap!
The humble 4" x 4" hoop tackles embellishing lush terrycloth.
34
Ask the Expert: Programming for Knits
Deborah Jones explains density and underlay types appropriate for knits.
82
Between Friends
6
Great Scott!
Scott Goodman extolls the virtues of Husqvarna Viking.
78
Let's Organize It! Machine Embroidery Tools!
Marie Zinno shares some clever storage techniques to keep your workspace running efficiently.
80
Looking Forward - Disruption
Scott Goodman previews what is coming up from the machine embroidery industry in 2015.
60
Monogram of the Month
Classic, timeless monograms plus a coupon for you!!
88
Fabrics 101: Embroidering on Confetti Dot
Add some sparkle to your next embroidery project!
76
Departments
Buyer's Guide
86
Designs' Details
87
Free Designs Online
85
Web Direct
85
What's New in Designs
8

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