Volume 89 | November/December 2014


In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:

  • 15 years of inspiration
  • Santa's Helpers: Make one, two or a whole workshop full!
  • Classic Techniques with a Modern Twist
  • Free Embroidery Designs and more

Table of Contents

Clothing
Edgy Petal Poinsettia Purse
No simple shapes on this purse! Katherine Artines adds her signature style to a vampy clutch.
56
Snow Princess Embroidered PJs
See what the new Baby Lock Destiny can do for a simple PJ pattern.
52
Crafts
Extraordinary Ornaments
Adorn your tree with these sparkly 3-Dimensional Ornaments
42
Santa's Helpers Christmas Elves
Elfis and Elfira add Christmas charm to any home. Make one, two or a whole workshop full!
18
A Stocking for Everyone
Stockings with Personality!
34
Home Décor
Bendable, Shapeable Threads –
Today's Stumpwork

Stitch over wire? Yes you can with today's digital stumpwork.
72
Holiday Hoopla Card Holder
Hand embroidery hoops make crafty frames for colorful machine embroidery designs.
30
Holiday Lace Transformations
Holiday lace goes from a flat border to a 3-D basket – see the transformation!
12
Holiday Sparkle Placemat
Learn the tricks and tips of Viking's 6D software.
62
Never-ending Snowflake
Stitched in the hoop and dressed with sparkle, a flurry of snowflakes sets the mood on your holiday table.
46
Shadows of Autumn
The Old Work technique of shadow work gets modernized – same appeal in a fraction of the time.
24
Vintage Redwork Runner
Learn how to ‘fill in the blanks’ with embroidery!
66
Columns
4" x 4" and Fabulous! Countdown to Christmas!
The humble 4" x 4" hoop tackles embellishing lush terrycloth.
38
Ask the Expert: Editing for Special Effects
Make it sparkle; make it growl!
82
Between Friends
6
Fabrics 101: Embroidering on Sweater Knits
No need to get unraveled! You'll be confidently stitching on knits once you read this article.
78
Great Scott!
How Do I Love Thee...BROTHER
Find out what a fax machine and embroidery machine have in common...
80
Monogram of the Month
88
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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Update to the Holiday Sparkle Placemat (page 63)
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