Volume 113 | November/December 2018


In this issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine:

  • Add Dimension with Stitches, Faux Fur, Paint, Paper & More!;
  • Pushing Boundaries Creating Texture with Stitches

Table of Contents

Create Texture with Stitches
Quilting + Applique + a Free handbag pattern = a Holiday Keeper! Download the FREE Sew Easy Rectangles Handbag pattern Click here
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Festive Pillows
Built-in designs have endless versatility as you’ll see with these pillows.
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My Christmas Angel
Adorned with 3-dimensional wings and gold braids, this Christmas angel is a heavenly holiday addition. Download the FREE Star.JPG Click here
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Plush Luxury Throw
A monogram without stitches? Well, kind of! Joanne Banko shows you how.
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Whimsical Whiskers
Digitize the season’s friendliest face.
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Snow, snow, snow...
Nifty tools let you felt with your embroidery machine.
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Sweater to Stocking Transformation
Don’t toss that old sweater yet.
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Textured Holiday Pillow
Colleen Bell mixes soft and cuddly with shiny and bright – a luxurious holiday combination.
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Cookies for Santa
Putting out cookies for Santa is a fun tradition rooted in nostalgia. Debbie Henry takes this tradition one step further with embroidery!
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Flock around the flamingo tree on this happy holiday!
Send a flock of holiday wishes with unconventional Christmas cards.
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Paper Bag Journals
An incredible, wildly artistic approach to repurposing paper bags.
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Create Textured Applique
Are you hoarding piles of scraps and leftover threads? This is the ideal project for you!
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Whimsical Kimberbell Christmas Table Runner
Every child will love gathering ‘round the table this holiday.
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Departments
Buyer’s Guide
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Designs’ Details
78
What’s New in Designs
8
Special Feature: Embroidery and the Art of Napkin Folds
Once you read this article you’ll never go back to paper napkins!
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Columns
Between Friends
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Does this Notion REALLY work?
Sue O’Very reviews Your Nest™ Organizer
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Great Scott! Apologies to Goldie
Scott Goodman gives new life to questionable and obsolete art.
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Multi-needle Know How: Stitching for Efficiency
Implement Marie Zinno’s steps to prepare for the busiest time of the year.
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The Nancy Zieman Humanitarian Award
Meet the first recipient of the Nancy Zieman Humanitarian Award.
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