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
A new use for two old tablecloths! Look to your stash of linens for clothing inspiration!
Finally! Trendy t-shirts for him or her.
Sketchy embroidery sings the blues.
Stitch a back yoke to perfection? No problem!
Crown the birthday girl!
Start with a tee, finish with a vest!
Stunning effects with peek-a-boo appliqué
Add texture with embroidery to a screen printed tee.
A casual new twist to an old wardrobe favorite.
Transform a neckline – right at your machine.
Discover how eliminating stitches stretches your design collection.
Create the look of a traditional wedding ring quilt in a fraction of the time!
Use home décor fabrics as your jump start for designer pillows
Planning on a business? Deborah Jones explains efficient and economic buying strategies
What to do when the machine stops working...
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."
Everyday Tips for Better Embroidery
Read Eileen's top tips for stitching on knits.
Extras - Free Embroidery Designs
› Baby Lock
› Designer's Gallery
› Embroider This!
› Embroidery Library
› Five Star Fonts
› The Itch 2 Stitch
› Katelyn's Kreative Stitches
› Kreations by Kara
› Molly Mine
› Oma's Place
› Oregon PatchWorks
› Pickle Pie Designs
› Planet Applique
› Seams Sew Special
› Urban Threads