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Find Your Favorite Things With 11 New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking |

Bright buttercream cakes and delicious doughnuts... these are a few of our favorite things! We've just released 11 amazing new online Craftsy classes, ready for your enjoyment. Plus, we're offering them at a limited time new class discount, so you get a brand new class all tied up with a sweet savings string!

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Embellish & Adorn: A Guide to Decorative Embroidery Stitches

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Embroidery | Comments

By themselves, fabrics and embroidery stitches are nothing spectacular, but combining decorative embroidery stitches adds a whole other dimension to both hand and machine embroidery. Read on to learn about different types of decorative stitches along with fun pattern inspiration!

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Free Pattern Friday: Get Nerdy With 7 Geek-Loving Patterns!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Hey there all you free pattern lovers — it's hip to be square! From Star Wars to science, get geeky with these FREE nebulously nerdy patterns.

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Elegant & Intricate Cutwork Embroidery Designs

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Embroidery |

The idea of cutting fabric makes most embroiderers nervous. We dread the thought and try to avoid it at all costs, but to cut fabric on purpose? That is exactly what you do when you use cutwork embroidery designs. Read more

Uniquely You: How to Sew and Embroider a Wrap Skirt

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Embroidery, Sewing | Comments

Combining a free skirt pattern along with crewel embroidery techniques, I made a skirt that showcases my unique style and creative flair. See how I did it and be inspired to create your own unique embroidered skirt design!

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Merry Christmas Ornament: AccuQuilt & Sizzix Meet Machine Embroidery

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Embroidery |

You have stitched out a lovely holiday sentiment on felt, but how do you make a Christmas tree ornament even more spectacular? Cut it out in the shape of a Christmas tree. And there is no easier way than by using a die cutting machine. Read on to celebrate Christmas in July with this fun embroidery project!

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