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How to Make Appliqued Undies for Your Sweetie

How to Make Appliqued Undies for Your Sweetie

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Simple embroidery and fabric appliqués on a pair of boxers are the perfect gift for the special man on your list.

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How to Monogram a Sweater

How to Monogram a Sweater

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A simple chain-stitched letter turns a store-bought sweater into a great personal statement for the little fashionista in your life!

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Decorative Stitched Gift Card Holders

Decorative Stitched Gift Card Holders

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My search for machine embroidered gift card holders ended (for the moment) with the discovery of a cute decorative stitched version.

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How to Make a Satin-Smooth Satin Stitch

How to Make a Satin-Smooth Satin Stitch

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The satin stitch intimidates many a beginning embroiderer, but it's really quite simple and all about tension.

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How to Embroider a Festive Polarfleece Stocking

How to Embroider a Festive Polarfleece Stocking

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Polarfleece is really easy to work with, especially when you're machine embroidering. This is the first of a few quick fleece holiday projects I have dreamed up for you—perfect for decorating your home or gift giving!

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How to Make a Felt Holiday-Mix CD Case

How to Make a Felt Holiday-Mix CD Case

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One of my favorite things about the holidays is the music. I have tons of it and love to share it with my friends. Here's an easy and clever way to package all your merry music for all your festive friends.

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How to Embroider a Leather and Ribbon Belt

How to Embroider a Leather and Ribbon Belt

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Belts are an essential to any wardrobe, and this one is a treat to behold, crafted in rich leather and hand-dyed silk ribbon! It's perfect for gift giving or to add a designer touch to your holiday wardrobe.

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How to Make Felt Napkin Rings for Your Holiday Table

How to Make Felt Napkin Rings for Your Holiday Table

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Stitch up a group of felt napkin rings in autumnal colors. Add a decorative button for vintage flair.

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How to Machine-Embroider Freestanding Lace Napkin Rings

How to Machine-Embroider Freestanding Lace Napkin Rings

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Here's an easy way to add some elegance to your next dinner party this holiday season. Choose embroidery thread that either coordinates or contrasts with your napkins and stitch these fancy napkin rings with little effort!

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How to Make an Easy Needlepoint Gift Box

How to Make an Easy Needlepoint Gift Box

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If you're giving wonderful little gifts for the holidays, why not whip up some equally wonderful little boxes? No wrapping needed!

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Hand-Embroidered Redwork Angel Ornaments or Gift Tags

Hand-Embroidered Redwork Angel Ornaments or Gift Tags

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This hand-stitching project is perfect for beginners.

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Turn Photos into Embroidered Portraits

Turn Photos into Embroidered Portraits

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Last week I showed you how to make your family portraits into embroidery patterns. This week I'll show you how with a little fabric paint, embroidery floss, and imagination you can turn those patterns into lovely works of art.

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Where Industry and Craft Collide

Where Industry and Craft Collide

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Inspired by embroidery, Dutch design house Demakersvan weaves beauty into a fence.

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How to Embroider on a Baseball Hat�When You Dont Have a Cap Hoop!

How to Embroider on a Baseball Hat�When You Don't Have a Cap Hoop!

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Personalize a soft baseball cap (without a stiff front panel) using this simple technique. Whether you want to make a statement while participating in a walk for the cure or while you're at the grocery store, it's easy to machine-embroider your message on a soft-sided baseball cap. If you have a favorite sports team, you can proclaim your "No. 1 Fan" status, too!

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Practice Machine-Stitched Trapunto

Practice Machine-Stitched Trapunto

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This traditional hand-sewing technique is like creating sculpture on a flat surface, and it’s just as effective–if not more so–when done by machine.

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How to Turn Your Portraits into Patterns

How to Turn Your Portraits into Patterns

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What a great gift idea! Family portraits become beautiful embroidery patterns with just a few simple steps. No artistic ability? No problem! It's all about tracing!

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How to Make an Embroidered Water Bottle Carrier

How to Make an Embroidered Water Bottle Carrier

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it's full of active events to raise money for the cure. The weather is also cooler—this little tote will keep your hands from getting cold holding your water bottle!

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How to Make a Custom Photo Album

How to Make a Custom Photo Album

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Use recycled T-shirt fabric to make an embellished cover for a photo album gift, and use this extra time to fill it with special photos, captions, and more!

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Use These Halloween-Inspired Machine-Embroidery Designs to Patch a Hole in an Old Pair of Jeans�Instant Festive!

Use These Halloween-Inspired Machine-Embroidery Designs to Patch a Hole in an Old Pair of Jeans�Instant Festive!

Got kids??? These embroidery designs will really come in handy! Cute pumpkins, candy corn, and more, use these designs to patch a hole or cover a stain in your child's pants...better yet, patch one for yourself, too! Plus there is a cool calculator at the bottom of the page that converts inches to millimeters in a snap—no more guessing!

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How to Make an Embellished Blanket with Recycled Sweaters

How to Make an Embellished Blanket with Recycled Sweaters

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Holiday gift countdown: 11 weeks. Make this personalized wool blanket from pieces of felted sweaters, covered with embroidery, appliqué, and whatever else you want to do!

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