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Design Muse - Heraldic Crest
Encircle a favorite symbolic creature in a frame of golden swirls. Here's how to arrange your crest designs!
Choosing an Embroidery Machine
So you want to get an embroidery machine? Awesome! Here are some things to consider.
Lace Accent Necklace
Craft a dramatic asymmetrical necklace using freestanding lace. Makes a beautifully dramatic statement, day or night!
Design Muse - 13 Design Trends
Discover lots of ways to make your embroidery more awesome! Create amazing new effects with your favorite designs
Design Muse - Making a Scene
Stitch a bold scene with uniquely extendable embroidery! Learn how to overlap and arrange elements to make a big splash.
Craft a big statement with flashy embroidery spelling out any word you please on a long pillow! Plus, lots more ideas for letters.
Design Muse - Freestanding Lace Applique
Dress up any project with lacy accents! Stitch lace separately, then hand-sew onto fabric to accent garments and more.
Stitch an army of plush friends with these in-the-hoop designs! Stitch and turn appendages separately for a smooth, polished look.
Design Muse - Pattern Repeat Hoodie
A light, repeatable embroidery design interlocks to form an endless field of kitties. Here's how to use it!
Rose & Bone Multi-Piece Cutwork Skull
Stitch a big skull with open, lacy areas, one piece at a time. Here's how to align and embroider this stunning design!
Design Muse - Stitching on Sleeves
Give yourself a thread tattoo with embroidery down a sleeve! Here's how to open up the seam and arrange your designs.
Design Muse - Any Design as Applique
Turn any light-stitching embroidery design into applique! Just stitch on top of a contrast fabric, then snip away the extra.
Lace Snowflake Lantern
Set a little LED candle inside this freestanding lace lantern, and make your winter decor a little warmer and prettier!
Pretty lace covers a cut-out shape in your fabric, surrounded by stitched details. Lovely on tops, dresses, and even decor!
Know what winter calls for? Fluffy yetis. Stitch up your own plush yeti ornament or toy in-the-hoop, complete with faux fur fabric!
Clockwork Snowflake Ornament
It's beginning to look a lot like ... steampunk! Freestanding lace and extra bling mingle to create a pretty mechanical snowflake.
Lace Christmas Angel
Top your Christmas tree with a freestanding lace angel, or make a heavenly ornament to hang from its branches.
Hot Air Balloon Ornament
Christmas is in the air! Craft a very Victorian Christmas with this hot air balloon ornament cover, stitched in freestanding lace.
Give your handmade gifts the perfect finishing touch with pretty, personalized labels! Here are several ways to use these designs.
Drawstring Wine Bag
Stitch up a gorgeous embroidered drawsting bag, then tuck a bottle of wine inside for the perfect holiday hostess gift!
Patching with Embroidery
Give an old garment new life with stylish embroidery designs strategically placed over holes or other trouble spots!
Keep your hands nice and toasty on chilly autumn walks with these simple embroidered pocket warmers!
Lace-Up Bottle Label
Dress up a bottle of wine for a spooky soiree with this apothecary-style bottle label that laces up like a corset!
Spooky Fabric Pumpkins
Happy Halloween! Stitch a perfectly elegant fabric pumpkin, decorated with spooky embroidery repeated on each panel.
Craft a dramatic look with this corset choker design! Stitch two pieces on water-soluble stabilizer, then lace them together with ribbon.
Doodle Pencil Case
Craft a fresh start to the school year with a zippered pencil case, stitched like notebook paper and decorated with doodles!
The right match between designs, fabric, and stabilizer can help prevent shifting, gapping, puckering, and poor registration.
An array of dimensional designs stitched on sheer organza makes a dramatic feature for the back of a purchased cardigan.
The Giving Bunny Project
Stitch up a sweet, simple in-the-hoop bunny, then leave it in a public space to bring joy to a perfect stranger. Join the fluffy revolution!
Barefoot Lace Sandals
Craft a bit of summery style with these barefoot samples, assembled out of freestanding lace and jewelry parts!
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