Tag Archives: Outline alignment stitches

Design positioning accurately

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

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The final flourish of Winter Jewels and some unique ways to embroider them

I have now sadly come to the end of creating all the designs for the Winter Jewels collection, capturing the beauty of the hellebores in my garden, fondly known as Christmas roses. There are so many ways to use these … Continue reading

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A spontaneous stitch out with no planning whatsoever

As an avid digitiser I had to embroider my New Year’s message for you all! Rather than create something new I decided to take one of my favourite collection and create a new design with the elements. This is the … Continue reading

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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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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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Stitching out a machine embroidered smocked panel

Before releasing the final set in the Arabella Bullion collection for 12″ x 8″ I would like to take you through a stitch out of one of the panels, GFE-ARB-5-14, to explain what I did and why, as well as … Continue reading

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how to celebrate machine embroidery

To celebrate ten years of creating machine embroidery I combined elements from several of my more recent collections. This combination has several variations and I have created lots of options within this new set called Embroidery Celebration. I have recently … Continue reading

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creating an embroidered triptych

I love to display my favourite embroidery designs and the triptych, three canvases sometimes  hinged together, is one of the best ways to do this, especially if the embroidery is done on silk and has an oriental flavour.

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Combining designs

Viewing a full set of 12 large designs and seeing their potential is not always easy which is why I try to give as many hints as possible in my accompanying PDF’s. Make sure you always read any instructions which come … Continue reading

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combining the Georgiana mini designs for dolls and tiny baby clothes

There are countless possibilities with the 32 designs in Georgiana mini for 40mm x 40mm hoops. Most of the elements from the Georgiana collection are here, so if you look at the larger designs you will get an idea of how … Continue reading

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