Volume 75 | July/Aug 2012
In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:
- DO IT! 7 Steps to Improve Your Embroidery!
- Stitch 18 Summertime Projects! Skirts! From a mini to a maxi, Towels! From totes to tunics
- Today's Masculine Monogram
- Free Embroidery Designs and more
Table of Contents
Touch to a Thrift Store Find
Learn a fool-proof way to add embroidery to a garment without risk of ruining it.
Sew, embroider and actually finish this DIY maxi-dress!
Lounge Chair Towel
The ideal summer accessory, the monogrammed lounge chair towel will ensure you always sit in style.
Scared of stitching on LYCRA®? Follow these easy steps for flawless results.
Light, airy designs transform a basic neckline.
What to do when purchased blanks are not quite as "blank" as you had hoped!
Repetition spells creativity.
Summery colors, butterfly wings and ribbon streamers, this is what little girls dream about.
Stitch this swimsuit cover-up for your next beach or poolside party!
How to make a towel, a pair of flip-flops and $.50 barrettes look like a million bucks!
E-readers have modernized how we read. Now it's time to update the classic book cover!
Whip up this dual purpose tote in time for your next beach vacation.
These pot holders might actually inspire more help around the kitchen!
Stretch your design stash and pull off an easy room redo.
Use your embroidery machine as a die cutting tool.
Oooops… It Came Out of the Hoop!
Learn Deborah Jones' expert tips for rescuing projects that have popped out of the hoop.
Surprise! You're an Embroidery Consultant!
As an embroiderer you have more experience than you think.
Scott Goodman tests new software that will bedazzle you, your clothing and anything else in sight!
Everyday Tips for Better Embroidery
Before you take that first stitch, be sure you follow these 7 basic steps.
Extras - Free Embroidery Designs
› All About Blanks
› Embroider This!
› Embroidery Library
› Five Star Fonts
› Katelyn's Kreative Stitches
› Kreations by Kara
› Molly Mine
› Oma's Place
› Oregon PatchWorks
› Pickle Pie Designs
› Planet Appliqué
› Seams Sew Special
› The Itch 2 Stitch
› Urban Threads