Deborah Schlegel of Art Threads shows us how to make a pretty thread-sketched basket from a fat quarter of fabric. See her tute.…

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Gerwyn Davies’ embroidered assemblages are unexpected, sometimes frightening, and absolutely original. Start looking at her his works and you won’t be able to stop. Check out this project on Behance: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying.

And many …

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I’m always amazed by the detail Cathy Cullis achieves with free-motion machine stitching. Go take a look at her latest works. And click the images so you can enlarge them. You’ll be glad you did.…

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Carmel of Solomon Sewing made these adorable felt finger puppets using an in-the-hoop design set from Embroidery Library. Benefit from her experience: See her tips for how to get the best results from this commercial pattern.…

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Holy mackeroly! Sewforless.com is having another awesome giveaway–this time for US$1495 of machine-embroidery designs from Amazing Designs. “Like” the giveaway’s Facebook page to enter.…

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Here’s a treat from Urban Threads. The UT e-newsletter says,

This adorable maraca-shakin’, sombrero-wearin’ kitty is FREE! This design is available in machine embroidery, hand embroidery, and digital stock art formats, free though May 13. Get your design here!

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Oh, my. Don’t you wish you were on K. Sperino‘s mailing list! See more views of her gorgeous painted and stitched postcards at her Finishing Lines post.…

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I love the look of free-motion machine-stitched writing, but I haven’t been brave enough yet to try it. A new video demo by Dale Ann Potter shows us her technique using a conventional sewing machine. I can do this! And …

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Some Mother’s Day charmers from All About the World of Kittyeden. See more at the blog post.…

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So many pretty new brooches by Cathy Cullis in her signature, improvisational, machine-embroidery style. Go to her blog post to find out how to make them your own.

Ed. note: No, no, no. She didn’t ask me. She didn’t

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Inspired by Alisa Burke’s Sew Wild, Gina of Fan My Flame has been doodle stitching on her sewing machine. She says,

I’ve been doodling flowers and leaves on fabric and paper. Cutting them out and putting them all together to

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Monika of My Sweet Prairie shows her technique for machine-couching this beautiful crochet-weight thread. Her bobbin-case tip is brilliant! See her post.…

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Bascom Hogue‘s needle art never fails to amaze me. We’ve seen lots of Bascom’s intense hand embroidery. Here is an example of his take on free-motion machine embroidery. Wow. See more at his Corndogs for the Devil blog.…

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My feet are bare because my socks have been knocked off! Yours will be, too, when you see the new feature of Urban Threads: their online Lookbook. Here’s what the e-newsletter says about it:

We’ve collected a variety

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This lovable monster design is available free from Urban Threads, but you have to act fast. The offer is good only through Monday. It’s available in machine-embroidery, hand-embroidery, and digital stock art formats. Get the design.…

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