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my latest design

I have just finished the last set in the Plume de elegance collection. The final design is a mega classic for you all….

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using a border design

My new Plume de Elegance 3 designs contains some superb designs including a special border design and I would like to show you how to create a rich border with this design and how easy it is to change its appearance by … Continue reading

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digitising Celtic embroidery

My very first attempt at digitising was a Celtic design. This type of embroidery fascinates me. It has its own unique demands, which are that the satin ribbon work that interweave under and over throughout the whole or most of the … Continue reading

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combining more designs and discussing their use

When I create a collection of embroidery designs I usually create at least four sets for several sizes of hoops. In doing so I am trying to create lots of designs that contain the elements of the collection so you … Continue reading

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a special Elegant Christmas Message design (part 2)

In all my collections I always try to introduce something new as well as a challenge to improve my digitising and your embroidery skills. One of the challenges that I have started to include in some larger sets, is an extra … Continue reading

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a special Elegant Christmas Message design (part 1)

This week I am finishing off the final designs in the Elegant Christmas Messages collection. There are 10 designs in this last set which can be stitched out in 12″ by 8″ hoops. However one of the designs requires two … Continue reading

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Creating a Graceful Sampler

The many antique and vintage samplers that can be found on the internet fascinate me. I view and collect those I like on Pinterest, which is a great source of inspiration!  It is hard to have a favourite as there … Continue reading

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A beautiful Valentines heart full of roses!

I was determined to finish the Folk roses collection in time for Valentines Day this year. The last set has designs for extra large hoops that are at least 12″ by 8″ and will be released on February 10th, 2015. … Continue reading

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Outline alignment stitches (OAS)

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and have managed to do some embroidery for Christmas this year. If not and most of us never manage to do everything we intend to do, make a note to do it … Continue reading

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