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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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Pink Inspired Projects at the Expo

Pink Inspired Projects at the Expo

I had a few minutes to zip around and meet other vendors at the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo this past weekend. I was looking for way to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month...I hope you're inspired.

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How to Make a Stuffed Buche de Noel (Part 2)

How to Make a Stuffed Buche de Noel (Part 2)

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Last week we made the Buche; this week we make it Noel with fun felt mushrooms and holly berries!

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How to Frame Your Own Embroidered Masterpiece

How to Frame Your Own Embroidered Masterpiece

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Some embroidery designs beg to be framed, and some frames really need a face lift. Make a $10 donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation and get the floral embroidery design that I used...now that's a real win-win!

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Show Your Breast Cancer Awareness Every Time You Wind a Bobbin!

Show Your Breast Cancer Awareness Every Time You Wind a Bobbin!

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If your craft involves a sewing machine, show your support by winding your bobbins on the Pink SideWinder. The best part is you'll never have to unthread your machine to fill a bobbin again!

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How to Machine-Embroider a 3-D Flower

How to Machine-Embroider a 3-D Flower

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The Confederate Rose is just one of the many beautiful three-dimensional flowers that you can embroider from Pam's 3D flower. They're so fun to make, you'll want to stitch up enough for a whole bouquet!

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How to Use One Pattern, Three Ways!

How to Use One Pattern, Three Ways!

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This free downloadable pattern looks great whether you stitch it as a simple outline, use illustration-like shading, or go with a full-blown fill.

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How to Embroider the Back Pocket of Your Favorite Pair of Jeans

How to Embroider the Back Pocket of Your Favorite Pair of Jeans

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Got pocket envy? Here's how to transform your plain back pockets into mini works of art!

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Traveling with Your Embroidery

Traveling with Your Embroidery

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Like knitting and crochet, embroidery is the perfect travel companion. Here's how to pack it up and go.

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Organize Your Embroidery Floss

Organize Your Embroidery Floss

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Once you start embroidering, your floss stash will multiply faster than gremlins in water. Here's how to keep it in control.

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Hello, Craft Stylistas!

Hello, Craft Stylistas!

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Just wanted to pop in and say "Hi!" now that I'm so CraftStylish.

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Meet Your Rotary Cutters New Best Friend--WD-40!

Meet Your Rotary Cutter's New Best Friend--WD-40!

Embroidery is hard on your equipment, especially if you use spray adhesive to hold your fabric in the hoop. Here's a great tip to keep your rotary cutter working great.

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Lost Your Embroidery Foot? The Free-Motion Quilting Foot Works Great for Embroidery, Too

Lost Your Embroidery Foot? The Free-Motion Quilting Foot Works Great for Embroidery, Too

Here's a great back-up option to keep the embroidery going if you can't find your embroidery foot.

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How to Keep Your Embroidery Machine in Tip-Top Shape

How to Keep Your Embroidery Machine in Tip-Top Shape

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Here are a few things you can do to keep your embroidery machine from unnecessary visits to the repair shop!

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Meet Cal

Meet Cal

Hello! I am very excited to be a new sewing contributor to CraftStylish!

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How to Cross-Stitch on Single Crochet

How to Cross-Stitch on Single Crochet

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Create a unique monogram or other design using crossed embroidery stitches and a canvas made of single crochet.

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