Digitizing Made Easy Announces Digitizers Dream Contest

John Deer at Digitizing Made Easy has announced the Digitizers Dream Contest. It’s intended for home embroiderers who have personally digitized an original design. Entries must be submitted by September 24, 2017.

For more information, visit https://digitizingmadeeasy.com/the-digitizers-dream-contest/

Lisa Archer Offers Modern Machine Embroidery Project Book

Lisa Archer has written Modern Machine Embroidery, offering 11 of her Pickle Pie designs as well as 24 embroidery motifs. In addition to the detailed instruction you will find essential information about stabilizer, thread, fabric, hooping, and more. Learn how to create fashionable appliques and custom monograms. A DVD with 25 embroidery designs and a complete alphabet are included.

For more information, visit https://www.amazon.com/Modern-Machine-Embroidery-Projects-Must-Have/dp/1440245800/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1492742890&sr=8-3&keywords=machine+embroidery+books

The Sewing Loft Offers Summertime Embroidery Design Project

Heather at The Sewing Loft blog has provided a Summertime Embroidery Design project, suitable for use on pillows, cushions, hangings, etc.  She walks you through the steps and provides options and suggestions to customize this project to suit your particular needs.

HTC Sheer D’Light Light Weight, 2102-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid17.html , is a fusible 100% polyester stabilizer designed for fabrics such as Lycra, rayon, tricot, and silk and machine washable and dry cleanable, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit http://thesewingloftblog.com/summertime-embroidery-design/

Embroidery Library Offers Embroidering On Terrycloth Towels Project

Embroidery Library offers a guidebook entitled “Fabric 101: Embroidering On Terrycloth Towels.”  This project includes valuable tips for embroidering on terrycloth and how-to information on stabilizing, hooping and topping for a beautiful project.

HTC H2O Gone, 3150-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid32.html , is a water-dissolvable stabilizer that is stronger than traditional films and can be gently machine washed for removal, making it perfect for towel embroidery.

For more information, visit http://www.emblibrary.com/EL/ELProjects/Projects.aspx?productid=PR1256

Anita Goodesign Announces Embroidery Party In October

Anita Goodesign has announced an Embroidery Party for October 19-20, 2017. Using a team sewing environment, party goers will learn from specially trained educators as well as each other. Full-color tutorial books will be provided, which include the designs taught in class as well as additional designs to make at home.

For more information, visit https://www.heirloomcreations.net/class/anita-goodesign-embroidery-party-2017/

Worldwide Embroidery Traditions Exhibit Announced In San Francisco

The de Young Museum in San Francisco has announced an exhibit “Beyond The Surface: Worldwide Embroidery Traditions.” Running until August 31, 2017, this display presents a selection of embroidered costumes and accessories from around the world, exploring craftsmanship and cultural connotations.

For more information, visit https://deyoung.famsf.org/beyond-surface-worldwide-embroidery-traditions

The Sewing Directory Offers Applique Cushion Project

Karen Robinson has created an Applique Cushion project for The Sewing Directory. This project starts with a full list of supplies and provides illustrated steps to walk you through the process of making this cushion.

HTC Tearaway, 3190-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid35.html , is a stabilizer made of rayon and polyester, which is ideal for stable fabrics and can be machine washed and dry-cleaned, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit http://www.thesewingdirectory.co.uk/applique-cushion-project/