Posts by Debbie Henry

Debbie Henry is a published writer, photographer, editor and artisan. She also writes the Sew Easy column at

Lost & Found: Top Tips for Organizing Embroidery Designs

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If you spend way too much time searching for embroidery designs, you aren’t alone. There is so much more you can be doing with your time! We’ll show you how to organize your embroidery designs so you can avoid the pitfalls of the dreaded design vortex.

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How to Make Embroidered Christmas Stockings [FREE Pattern + Tutorial]

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Introduce new traditions this holiday season with these beautiful embroidered Christmas stockings. Here you'll find a free pattern for the stocking, and the accompanying tutorial for how to personalize it with machine or hand embroidery for a quick gift that is sure to become a family heirloom.

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Celebrate the 12 Days of Craftsy With 12 FREE Christmas Embroidery Patterns

Free Craftsy Patterns

On the fourth day of our 12 Days of Craftsy celebration, we're bringing you a Super-Sized #FreePatternFriday with 12 FREE embroidery Christmas patterns! Download one or download them all — the best part about these patterns is they all stitch up so fast and add an elegant look to handmade from the heart.

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