Discussing machine embroidery · New Designs

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 result and you can purchase the designs in January 2019 for just $7.50. What a… Continue reading A spontaneous stitch out with no planning whatsoever

Discussing machine embroidery · New Designs

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 stitching out, testing out various colour schemes. In this final set of designs for 12"… Continue reading How Outline alignment stitches can enable even larger embroidery

Discussing machine embroidery · New Designs

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 the observations I made and the lessons I made from the mistakes that occurred. This… Continue reading Stitching out a machine embroidered smocked panel

Discussing machine embroidery · New Designs

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 invested in some new colours from Sulky and I have used quite a few for… Continue reading how to celebrate machine embroidery

Discussing machine embroidery

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. The Japanese Blossoms collection has 38 designs which will allow you to create a stunning embroidery. These… Continue reading creating an embroidered triptych

Discussing machine embroidery · New Designs

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 they can be combined. As with all my recent designs you get the designs with… Continue reading combining the Georgiana mini designs for dolls and tiny baby clothes