Tag Archives: Placement of designs

planting wild flowers in embroidery

So many times whilst I have been developing the Summer meadow collection it has occurred to me how much like gardening it has been, but without the dirty hands…

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Combining designs

Viewing a full set of 12 large designs and seeing their potential is not always easy which is why I try to give as many hints as possible in my accompanying PDF’s. Make sure you always read any instructions which come … Continue reading

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the second part of the Dresden quilt block

Well we all know that disasters happen in the sewing room and I discovered my big mistake yesterday when I completed the second half of my Dresden style “Epic” crazy quilt. The secret is how to put it all right … Continue reading

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combining the Georgiana mini designs for dolls and tiny baby clothes

There are countless possibilities with the 32 designs in Georgiana mini for 40mm x 40mm hoops. Most of the elements from the Georgiana collection are here, so if you look at the larger designs you will get an idea of how … Continue reading

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my latest design

I have just finished the last set in the Plume de elegance collection. The final design is a mega classic for you all….

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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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a special Elegant Christmas Message design (part 2)

In all my collections I always try to introduce something new as well as a challenge to improve my digitising and your embroidery skills. One of the challenges that I have started to include in some larger sets, is an extra … Continue reading

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a special Elegant Christmas Message design (part 1)

This week I am finishing off the final designs in the Elegant Christmas Messages collection. There are 10 designs in this last set which can be stitched out in 12″ by 8″ hoops. However one of the designs requires two … Continue reading

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Embroidering a Wreath (part 2)

In my last post I shared how I created the embroidered wreath with a segment from the Anastasia’s Spring collection. Today I finished stitching it out and I am delighted to say that it all aligned perfectly. But lets go … Continue reading

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Embroidering a Wreath (part 1)

There is nothing more delightful than a perfectly embroidered wreath in the centre of a table with an ornament or vase standing in the middle, but many of us may find the prospect rather daunting unless it is embroidered out … Continue reading

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