Tag Archives: machine embroidery
Over the last few months I have been discovering how easy it is to create my own lace. Obviously there are many types of lace, and many of them are known by the name of the region in which they … Continue reading
As I have been testing out the final designs in the Rachel Kathryn collection I have been reminded again how important the choice of thread colour is, and how dramatically that choice can effect the finished embroidery.
Take a few pieces of gorgeous richly coloured dupion silk, along with some pretty shades of thread and some lace, that blend well and see how they turn out when stitched and embroidered as the new Romantic Crazy quilt with a vintage sewing … Continue reading
Although well into winter, warm days are not far away! Now is an ideal time to make that “special” garment especially if you incorporate a few time-saving tips. Those of you who have read any of my articles know … Continue reading
Designs in the Vintage Grace collection probably have more colours in them than any other collection at Graceful Embroidery. I would encourage you not to let that daunt you. These designs like the Antique Sewing machine are for embroidering works … Continue reading
This is the first of a series of guest blogs at Graceful Threads of Inspiration. Over the years I have seen some outstanding embroidered projects that have been carefully created using my designs. Unable to actually see these beautiful works … Continue reading
Whatever size of hoops we have, I think it safe to say that we will always dream of bigger ones!! At the moment my favourite hoop is my 200 mm x 200 mm (8″ x 8″) hoop but and I … Continue reading
During this month all 7 sets in the Georgiana collection are available for just $35! Have you considered getting these designs and creating something very special with them? Let me share some of the possibilities.
I enjoy every collection of machine embroidery designs that I create, believing that taking pleasure in the process of creation is necessary for the end results to be beautiful and inspiring. Last week I shut myself away for several hours … Continue reading
This January I am giving you all a beautiful design. You see it here with my Japanese ikebana with some of the first small daffodils of the year. These are so pretty and I cannot resist them when they appear … Continue reading