In This Issue: Volume 75
Light Stitches, Big Impact
Light, airy designs transform a basic neckline.
Band-It: Adding Your Personal
Touch to a Thrift Store Find
Learn a fool-proof way to add embroidery to a garment without risk of ruining it.
Today's Masculine Monogram
Repetition spells creativity.
Sew, embroider and actually finish this DIY maxi-dress!
Whip up this dual purpose tote in time for your next
A Whale of a Time
How to make a towel, a pair of flip-flops and $.50
barrettes look like a million bucks!
Stretch your design stash and pull off an easy room redo.
Fun in the Sun: Monogrammed
Lounge Chair Towel
The ideal summer accessory, the monogrammed
lounge chair towel will ensure you always sit in style.
Modern Book Cover
E-readers have modernized how we read.
Now it's time to update the classic book cover!
Fun in the Sun Swimsuit Skirt
Scared of stitching on LYCRA®? Follow these easy
steps for flawless results.
The Little Lifeguard
What to do when purchased blanks are not quite
as "blank" as you had hoped!
These pot holders might actually inspire more help
around the kitchen!
Ordinary to Extraordinary
Summery colors, butterfly wings and ribbon streamers,
this is what little girls dream about. Free 3D butterfly courtesy of Oma's
Click here to download.
Garden Wall Sashiko & Embroidery Quilt
Use your embroidery machine as a die cutting tool.
Columns & Departments
Nancy Zieman's Pink Flamingo Weekend
Stitch this swimsuit cover-up for your next beach or poolside party!
Deborah Jones' Ask the Expert
Oooops... It Came Out of the Hoop!
Learn Deborah Jones' expert tips for rescuing projects that have
popped out of the hoop.
For Love & Money
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!
Tips and Techniques:
Everyday Tips for Better Embroidery
Before you take that first stitch, be sure you follow these 7 basic steps.
What's New in Designs
See the latest designs to hit the embroidery market!