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Taking another machine embroidery design and give it the "special" treatment

As I work on any set of machine embroidery designs I like to experiment with different ways of embroidering them out, finding new levels of creativity and pushing the boundaries. There is so much satisfaction in creating something unique!

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The Graceful Embroidery free gift to start the year

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

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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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making a small scalloped coaster

Whilst digitising the Morning Grunge collection I had noticed that with some editing the wings of the hummingbird would make a lovely scalloped edge. For the third set which has been created for 6″ wide hoops,  I have used this … Continue reading

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two embroidered Christmas angels

I have taken the Celtic angel and created two new angels for you, one with a red and white theme with butterfly wings and another with a snow theme and feathered wings. Both wings come in two sizes and as … Continue reading

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my Celtic Angel

During the last few days my Celtic Angel has started to take flight and will soon be released. I have been working on her to give you as many possible options and choices as you create the perfect angel to match … Continue reading

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Making a scalloped edge mat

Those gorgeous embroidered bonnets that I saw at the Jane Austen’s House museum inspired me to digitise a circular design within the Jane’s White Work collection and to surround it with delicate little scallops. 

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