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Laundry Instructions for GlitterFlex

Laundry instructions for GlitterFlex vinyl

Can you wash and dry GlitterFlex? . . . 

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Planning for Holiday Sewing

Planning for Holiday Sewing with
It's that time of year! Can you believe we have less than three months until Christmas? Are you ready for holiday sewing? I'll share some tips for making your holiday gift sewing more . . .

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Fusing Instructions for GlitterFlex

How to Fuse GlitterFlex Vinyl

Need a quick refresher on how to fuse GlitterFlex vinyl? No problem!

Most of the time, GlitterFlex will be fused right in the hoop. Move the hoop to a flat, hard ironing surface. You can use a thin . . .

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How to Make Wonky Blocks

I've been asked many times for the pattern for my Jungle Buddies wonky block quilt. Would you believe there is no pattern? It was started with just idea in my head and tools I had on hand. I’ll show you just how easy it is to create your own wonky blocks and make them look balanced, even if you . . .

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Shopping for Software


What software should I purchase for embroidery? Digitizing? Editing? What's the difference?

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Great Uses for Test Sew Samples

Test sews are an essential part of embroidery. But then, what do you do with them? I will show you several design test sews that turned into fabulous projects!

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Five Reasons Test Sews Are So Important

I mention “test sews” quite bit. Do you know what they are and why they are important?

When planning an embroidery project, like Tabby (above), the first installment in the new Purr-fect Buddies series, it is always a good idea . . . 

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Spooky Buddies Canister Wrap

Halloween will be here before we know it! I wanted a way to decorate in the house without taking up a lot of storage space when the decorations come down. It also had to be . . . 

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Using Your GlitterFlex Scraps

Looking to save money and boost creativity? This tip, using GlitterFlex vinyl in applique, shows you  how to do both!

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A Few of My Favorite Things--Notions

Here are a few of my favorite things, as in notions, for embroidery.

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