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Classic Sewing
Spring 2015 Issue
BRAND NEW MAGAZINE!

Make a Bonbon purse for a little sweetie! This magazine includes the free 4x4 design for the purse flap and free pattern and instructions for the purse PLUS many, many more awesome projects, designs and patterns! Take the link below to view the full Bonbon purse pattern design set.

Click here for the Bonbon Purse Pattern Design Set

Spring issue of Stitch
2015 Holiday Issue
Baby Girl Fashions
Medallion Motifs Cutwork
Peeps & Posies

Three pretty things to sew up for a little girl with three free pattern downloads on the Sew Daily site! The designs shown on these projects are from the Baby Girl Fashions, Medallion Motifs and Peeps & Posies collections.

Designs in Machine Embroidery
Volume 91
"Medallion Motifs"

Follow along with me in this issue of
Designs in Machine Embroidery to make this cutwork vest!

Modern Holidays from the Editors of Stitch
2014 Holiday Issue

Make a quilted flower and wear it on your lapel!
Read all about it in the 2014 Holiday issue of Stitch magazine.
This issue includes a pull out pattern.

   

Designs in Machine Embroidery
Volume 85
"Spring Blooms"

Make luscious silk velvet flowers in the hoop!
Read more about it in the
March/April 2014 issue of
Designs in Machine Embroidery, volume 85.

Designs in Machine Embroidery
Volume 81

"Needle Felting Silks Tutorial"

"Flower Brooches"

Designs in Machine Embroidery, Volume 75
Learn how to use your embroidery machine to create "die-cut" and multi-dimensional motifs for quilting! This article excerpts techniques from the Garden Motifs Designs & Tutorial.

"Designer Details" Fairy Dress
Sew Beautiful
Issue No. 140, 2012
Volume 26, Number 1
Visit Evy's Inspiration Gallery to see more photos of this dress

Designs in Machine Embroidery

Really Green Vest
As seen in Volume 67
Designs in Machine Embroidery

Green in more ways than one, this vest project shows
you how to use needle felting to create "new" fabric
from silk fabric scraps!

To find out more about needle felting by machine,
visit Baby Lock, Inc.

Needle felting Silks Tutorial

Flair UK

Flair UK

This article illustrates one of Evy's favorite new Baby Lock machine Sashiko techniques, Sassy Pleats! Find out more about her Sashiko techniques here. (Include second link above). Find out more about Baby Lock's Sashiko machine by visiting their website, www.babylock.com

Click here to find out more about Evy's Sashiko Techniques

Cutwork Jacket
Sew Beautiful
Issue 113, October 2010

Medallion Cutwork Designs

This article illustrates the use of machine embroidery cutwork designs to create lacy borders on felted wool. The designs are from the Medallion Cutwork collection. The little scarf shown in the photo on the right is the piece of "felted cutwork" that the editor used a piece of to make the Christmas stocking on the cover of this issue.

Perfectly Patched!
Find out how to put embroidery designs
on projects that cannot be hooped the
Sept/Oct issue of Sew Beautiful Magazine.

Creative Machine Embroidery
September/October 2010
"Simply Sashiko"

To find the embroidery designs used in this project, click here

Please note!
On page 48 of this article the editors of Creative Machine Embroidery added a side bar of information regarding Sashiko. This portion of the article was not written by Evy, for any questions regarding the information included there, please contact Ellen March at EMarch@creativecraftsgroup.com

Evy does not recommend the use of temporary spray adhesive with Baby Lock’s Sashiko machine.

New 3D Needle felted blooms

Flair UK
"Ultra Violet"
Needle felting 3D blooms – click here to see the tutorial

Belle Armoire
March/April 2010
"Edgy and Elegant"

Needle Felting with Silk Tutorial

This project was made using Baby Lock's needle felting machine, the Embellisher. Visit www.babylock.com for more information about this fun machine! To see more photos of Evy's needle felted projects look in the Inspiration Photo gallery under "needle felting." To see Evy's needle felting tutorials, take the "shopping" link at the top right hand corner of this page.

 

Creative Machine Embroidery, March April 2010
"The March April 2010 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery magazine printed favorite tips from the current article authors on page 7. Unfortunately, due to editing and space, Evy's tip was not printed correctly. Please visit the "helpful hints" page to read more about Evy's advise for stabilizing."

To find the designs used in this project, click here

  
Creative Machine Embroidery
January/February 2010
"Felted Fanfare"

To find the designs used in this project, click here

Please note, this article includes information that was added by the editorial staff at CME that is incorrect. On page 45 under "Wool Roving & Ribbon" it suggests the use of temporary spray adhesive to hold the ribbon and roving in place before needle felting. Temporary spray adhesive should NEVER be used with needle felting machines. Evy did not know that this information was added to her article before the issue was printed, and apologies for any inconvenience this may cause the reader.

Creative Machine Embroidery
November, 2009

Sweater Sophisticate

To find the designs used in this project, click here

Flair
Needle Felting Know-How!
2009 issue of Flair UK

To find the designs used in this project, click here

Threads Magazine
Needle Felting Without Wool, Page 26
No need to sheer the sheep! Needle felting is not just for wool. Learn more about it in this article!

(Please note: The coral dress with the needle felted chiffon yoke was made by Norma Bucko.)

Related links:
Baby Lock
Needle Felting Silks Tutorial

  

Sew Beautiful
Issue No. 124, 2009

Make a fairy garden frock for your special little one.
Find out how in issue No. 124, 2009 of Sew Beautiful magazine

Garden Tutorial, click here

Petite Applied Flowers, click here

Flair

Discover needle felting with silks!

Needle Felting with Silks Tutorial, click here

Little Bird Scrolls embroidery designs, click here

Designs in Machine Embroidery, Volume 53
Make three fun Christmas Stockings with this new sewing pattern from A Bit of Stitch!
Click here to find the pattern

Designs in Machine Embroidery, July/August 2008, Volume 51
Cover a tissue box and photo frame; decorate a sweet candle holder and guest towel with free-standing lace Pansy Lace designs...read all about it in this issue!

To find the designs used in this project, click here

Creative Machine Embroidery, September/October 2008
Learn how to use your embroidery machine and needle felting to create a beautiful fall jacket!
To find the designs used in this project, click here
Sew Beautiful, Issue No. 120, 2008
Make a dear little baby vest using your embroidery machine and needle felting techniques! FREE pull-out pattern included as an insert in this issue!
To find the designs used in this project, click here

Creative Machine Embroidery
May/June 2008
www.cmemag.com

This article illustrates how to use simple digitizing techniques to create beautiful blooms applied to a garment with straight stitching and additional embroidery.

To find the designs and tutorial used for this project, click here

Designs in Machine Embroidery
March/April 2008

To find the designs used for this project click the links below:

Sprites

Spring Blooms

Flair Magazine Issue 6, Winter 2008

Learn how to add an embroidered inset!

To find the designs used in this article, click here.

Designs in Machine Embroidery November/December 2007
Hester's knitting instructions are included in the article!

Creative Machine Embroidery
Nov/Dec 07
www.cmemag.com

Make 3D silk velvet flowers!

To find the design used for this project click here

To find the tassel design used for this project please visit www.myfairladydesigns.com

Designs in Machine Embroidery
Sept/Oct 07
www.dzgns.com

Halloween Appliqués

Baby’s Christmas

Belles in Boots

Creative Machine Embroidery
Fall 2007
www.cmemag.com

To find the designs used in this project click here

Creative Machine Embroidery Magazine, 2007

www.cmemag.com

Baby Girl Fashions

Baby Boy Fashions

Oriental Button Covers

Designs in Machine Embroidery
May/June 07
www.dzgns.com

Spring Fling

Cowboy Boots

Belles in Boots

Seasonal Coaster Collection

Creative Machine Embroidery
Spring 2007
www.cmemag.com

Lightly Lacy

Flair UK
Flair Machine Embroidery
2006

LaModa Appliques

 

Flair UK
Flair Machine Embroidery
2006

Collectible Santas

  

Creative Machine Embroidery
January/February 2007
www.cmemag.com

Embroidery Journal
Summer 2006

Designs in Machine Embroidery
Volume 38 May/June 2006

Fashionetta Fashions

Designs in Machine Embroidery
January/February 2006 Volume 36

Pretty Petals
Crochet cardigan using applied flower and flower brooch designs

Flower Brooches

Embroidery Journal
Holiday 2005

Winter Blooms

Collectible Santas

Baby’s Christmas

Designs in Machine Embroidery
September/October 2005 Volume 34

“Countdown to Christmas Tree” using Tiny Holiday Ornaments; Baby’s Christmas and Holiday Button Cover designs
Also in this issue:
“Holiday Ornament Extravaganza” using Winter Frames made with Michael Miller fabric paper

Embroidery Journal
Summer 2005

Flower Brooches

Embroidery Journal
Spring 2005

Cover Feature “Spring Fling”
Flower brooches using Flower Brooch designs
Designs in Machine Embroidery
May/June 2004 Volume 26
Designs in Machine Embroidery
July/August 2003 Volume 21
   

Articles in print using A Bit of Stitch designs by other writers:

New Book!
Machine Embroidery Wild & Wacky by Linda Turner Griepentrog and Rebecca Kemp Brent featuring Bunny Covered Button Brooch and Butterfly Flipflops from A Bit of Stitch.
Buy the book at: www.krause.com

Clotilde's Sewing Savvy
January 2007
"Valentine Card Tricks"
By Linda Turner Griepentrog
( www.sewingsavvy.com)
Quilting & Embroidery
Spring 2007
"Egg-cellent Idea"
By Rebecca Kemp Brent
   
Sew News
July 2005

“Machine Embroidery Dimensional Applique”
by Rebecca Kemp Brent
Applied Bug designs
Designs in Machine Embroidery
September/October 2003 Volume 22

“Quick Gifts”
by Judy Wilson
Christmas Finger Puppet designs
        
Creative Machine Embroidery
May/June 2004

“Singular Style”
by Rebecca Kemp Brent
Spring Button Covers
Creative Machine Embroidery
January/February 2005
“Made in the Hoop: Make It Simple”
by Rebecca Kemp Brent
Football and Fireman Finger Puppets
   
Holiday Embroidery 2005 (CME special issue)
“Grab Bags”
by Rebecca Kemp Brent
Retro Purse Fronts
Creative Machine Embroidery
January/February 2006
“Angelina Unraveled”
by Jane Clark
(sample projects provided by Rebecca Kemp Brent)
Applied Bugs
       
Back issues of Creative Machine Embroidery and Sew News can be purchased through www.sewnshop.com

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