Tag Archives: Placement of designs

Alphabets come, Alphabets go…… But some Alphabets are here forever! by Pamela Cox

          Graceful Embroidery’s anniversary celebration is our Christmas in September/October!!!!  Seriously!!!   I just downloaded some 32 (?) beautiful elements and when I went back to Graceful Embroidery’s website to make sure that I had downloaded all the gifts…….gifts were still … Continue reading

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creating an embroidered triptych

I love to display my favourite embroidery designs and the triptych, three canvases sometimes  hinged together, is one of the best ways to do this, especially if the embroidery is done on silk and has an oriental flavour.

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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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