Volume 87 | July/August 2014
In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:
- 15 years of inspiration
- 12+ Fresh Ideas for Summer
- 3D Flowers
- Barefoot Sandals
- Heirloom Christening Gown
- Yes! Embroidered Birdhouses
- Keys to Flawless Digitizing
- PLUS! Monogram of the Month
Table of Contents
Learn the secret to flexible and bendable 3D flowers.
It's not only a beautiful heirloom - it features a 2 in 1 purpose!
Add detail to plain retail with Marie Zinno's casual wear makeover.
Today's technology updates an Old World needlework technique.
Pick some prints, mix some colors and stitch up a sweet yet practical apron for your little kitchen assistant.
Enhance the charm of these popular flea market finds and put them to good use.
Create a pair of these 'virtual' sandals to feel feminine and flirty!
Skip the applique and add color with crayons!
Stitch a cozy pair of jeans for your e-reader!
The envy of the neighborhood - machine embroidered birdhouses take creativity to a new level.
On a budget and pressed for time? Stitch a burlap wedding keepsake!
Stitch a bold beach bag with bright and beautiful Lycra blossoms
Ever wonder why artwork looks great on-screen but once embroidered the result is less than perfect? Deborah Jones explains how to plan for digitizing success.
Scott Goodman extolls the virtues of Baby Lock!
Feeling hopeless about storing your hoops? Marie Zinno shares great ideas to safely store your hoops.
Need a reason to smile? Read about the HQ monogram!
Puzzled about using homespun in your projects? Deb Mundinger and Kenny Christopher offer valuable tips.
Click here for the Downloadable Pattern for the "Denim goes Digital" project
Click here for the Toe and Strap Rings designs from "With or Without Shoes".