Category Archives: Announcements

Happy embroidering in 2018

Firstly let me wish you all a very Happy New Year. With a whole twelve months ahead we can dream about all the machine embroidered projects we would like to complete in 2018. To start you off on this journey … Continue reading

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a “naughty”embroidered fairy for your tree

 A naughty fairy you ask? Let me explain. Back in 2017 I created the “Christmas” and “Snow” Angels with the promise of an update. Well in digitising and finishing off the update, a new angel with fairy wings I discovered … Continue reading

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creating a collection for silk thread

I fell in love with silk a long time ago when I worked in a fabric shop. Most of my embroidery is done on silk dupion, my all time favourite fabric, because it comes in so many beautiful shades. A … Continue reading

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using a border design

My new Plume de Elegance 3 designs contains some superb designs including a special border design and I would like to show you how to create a rich border with this design and how easy it is to change its appearance by … Continue reading

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my first evening with a machine of epic proportions

“You are the sewing lady aren’t you?” said the UPS  courier when he called this week. That was a surprise.

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Happy New Year from Graceful Embroidery

Since releasing my Celtic Angel I have been looking at her on the top of my Christmas tree and it has been become very obvious to me that she needs the option of another set of larger upright wings! I … Continue reading

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my Celtic Angel (part 2)

My Celtic Angel is finished and here is one of my angels sitting on the embroidery unit of my machine.

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working with your ideas!

I was putting the finishing touches to my latest embroidery designs for Sweet Innocence 3 when I received an interesting email regarding one of the designs! In creating the last few designs in this set I was keen to create a … Continue reading

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Another Romantic Crazy Quilt

With Christmas packed in boxes and stored away for next year I wanted to look at a different colour scheme for my new crazy quilt. It didn’t need to be red and green!

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My biggest digitising challenge for Christmas

One of my most exciting decisions I have to make around the end of the summer is about my Christmas collection. This year I couldn’t decide between Elegant Messages that was started the year before and the images for Poinsettia … Continue reading

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