Tag Archives: Machine Embroidery

Canada the Majestic Wall Quilt

My inspiration for “Canada the Majestic” came from the wonderful land formations in Canada, there are many that are truly unique and recognizable. From west to east, you can find many inspirational landmarks to make a landscape quilt. The west coast has magnificent mountains and breathtaking scenery. The autumn season in Canada has exquisite and […]

Words of Gratitude and Wisdom Tree Subway Art

When I learned of the theme for this issue was exploring Words of Gratitude and Wisdom, I immediately thought of how popular subway art is in machine embroidery. I also pictured a family tree but instead of using family names, I pictured words of gratitude and wisdom that reflect both how we felt during the […]

Modern Monogram Cushion

Some of my favourite ‘me made’ gifts are customized cushions. People love the personal touch that commemorates a name, date, or special occasion. This decorative cushion is one of my favourite embroidery designs. Download pattern. Read more in our Issue 56. Designed by Lynn Swanson Brother Educator www.brother.ca

Star Gazing Table Runner

While planning my project for the theme – Neutral with a Pop of Colour – modern quilting came to mind and to me nothing is more modern than quilting with embroidery! The 260 x 260mm, creativeTM Grand Quilters Hoop along with the free beautiful quilting designs that are available for it, made this theme easy […]

Faces in Line Art Portraits

I love incorporating technology into my sewing. While embroidery software has been around for years, many people shy away because they think the software is complicated and it can be. However, some features make creating your designs so easy, anything is possible. I used the mySewnetTM Embroidery software (Platinum) to create the samples in this […]

Life is a Beach Table Runner

In my travels of the world small houses have always spoken to me. Whether they are in Newfoundland, England or Oceanside California, these rows of small houses give each area a very distinctive look. I spent many holidays walking down the beach at Oceanside. I always think about how fun it would be to sit […]

Paris, here I come! Garment Bag Set

Paris, here I come! Garment Bag Set

Where will your travels take you? My all-time favourite travel destination is France, Paris in particular. I love the entire vibe of this spot and of course you need your classiest accessories for travel in France. To carry off that Parisian style, choose a beautiful print and coordinating solid, to stitch up a garment bag, […]

Second Hand Rose Table Runner

Thread and Fibre Art Pattern

When I do embroidery or longarm quilting, I’m always sad to see the scrap threads in the thread catcher. It seems a waste to throw away such beautiful fibers, so I started collecting them. I’m often asked what I’ll do with them and while I had some ideas, I didn’t really have a plan. When […]