Volume 60

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Elevate a Simple Tunic
Whip up a tunic but splash it in embroidery first! Learn one of Eileen Roche's favorite embroidery layout techniques.

Personalized Bookmarks
These oh-so-cute bookmarks lend themselves to endless creative possibilities. Learn how to personalize with an embroidered initial for a special touch.

Fat Cars Book
This in the hoop book can be personalized with baby's photo and name on the front cover. Plus, it's small enough for tiny hands. At last, the ideal gift for boys!

Read My Lips
Combine embroidery software, photo fabric, clipart and stamps to make a one of a kind jacket.

Alphabet Quilt
Baby's first ABC quilt features reverse applique in restful colors that are both soothing and comforting.

Just the Right Shade
Sometimes a room begs for just the right lampshade. Learn the simple steps for successfully embroidering a custom lampshade.

Embroider a Zipper? Yes, You Can!
Construct a faux leather checkbook cover complete with a zipper change purse and pen holder-all in the hoop!

Entice Your Baby with Bright Colors and Soft Textures
Diane Kron uses software to stitch a baby's touch and play toy.

Monogrammed Gift Bag
Use simple shapes to create a special embroidery motif - all finished in the hoop!

Old McDonald's Farm Tote and Play
Enchant little ones for hours on end with this in the hoop embroidered play set - complete with "paper dolls".

Quick and Easy Coasters
Make a statement with these fun in the hoop coasters. Mix and match fabrics or add monograms so that guests can easily identify their glass.

Scissor Chatelaine
For the sewer who misplaces her scissors, this handy pouch is a must-have accessory!

Columns & Departments

10-20-30 Minutes to Embroider
Nancy Zieman gives step-by-step instructions for creating delicate freestanding lace embroideries with a French twist.

Ask the Expert
Should you use rayon or polyester thread? Deborah Jones answers this age old question.

This Might Surprise You
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at Bernina? Well, they have a secret weapon - Jennifer Gigas.
Meet Jennifer and learn how she makes it all happen.

What's New in Designs
See the latest designs to hit the embroidery market!


FAQs in the Technical Support Department Part 3
Kendra Wilson explains common mishaps when resizing an embroidery design.

Don't Buy Grommets, Just Stitch Eyelets
Debbi Lashbrook shows how easy it is to create perfect eyelets using embroidery software.