Category Archives: Discussing machine embroidery

How Outline alignment stitches can enable even larger embroidery

I think I am quite sad to be completing the work on the Royal Heirloom collection. It has been quite exciting seeing the designs coming into shape in my embroidery software and then I have been completely fascinated watching them … Continue reading

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Developing heirloom designs for larger hoops

This week I finished digitising and testing out the 12 designs in Royal Heirloom 4 for mega hoops that are 360mm by 150mm. As well as creating designs which can be used individually I like to make sure that the … Continue reading

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Gilded Treasures collection – re-blog from 2017

I would like to share this blog from last year as these designs are the collection of the month during August, which means they are only $35. Over the last few weeks I have been working on the new Christmas … Continue reading

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Scalloped edged machine embroidery

My heirloom collections have all had particular themes, like eyelets, special stitches like those created with wing needles and candle wicking. For my latest collection I have focused on creating delicate narrow ribbons of lace motif fills, that not only … Continue reading

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Preparing fabric for an heirloom project

Careful planning is required for an heirloom project and most times it will be necessary to test out how design combinations will look. May I encourage you to try anything that comes to mind, especially if it almost sounds too … Continue reading

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Creating another heirloom collection

When Prince Louis was born I was asked whether I would create another heirloom collection, as I did for Prince George (Le Bebe Royale) and Princess Charlotte (Une Petite Princesse).  I adore designing heirloom embroidery so I needed little more … Continue reading

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Embroidering an elegant bride

It is easy to just pick colours at random, stitch them out and then be unhappy with the result, just as it is commonplace to add too many colours to an embroidery design and spoil its beauty. I have been … Continue reading

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Benefits of Owning an Entire Collection of Designs by Pamela Cox

          One might think that if part of a design collection is purchased, considering the “theme” of the collection is the same, that a single set will suffice.  And, I must say, from some digitizers, that axiom is true because … Continue reading

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how to embroider all over fabric

When I enter a fabric store I always head for the silk and the embroidered fabrics. Usually I am disappointed about the lack of choices, so I have always loved the idea of creating my own embroidered fabric, as is … Continue reading

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What to do with an imperfect embroidery stitch out

I have to admit that it is a frequent occurrence for me not to be completely happy with my stitch outs, so I have to ask if it possible to have a perfectly stitched out embroidery design. The larger the … Continue reading

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