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Embroidered Teardrop Tote

Embroidered Teardrop Tote

Generous in size and style thanks to a perfect combination of bold fabric and striking embroidery. Use our free embroidery design download or the printable template for hand embroidery or decorative stitching ...
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Embroidered Peace Pillow Set

Embroidered Peace Pillow Set

Create a square pillow with an embroidered peace symbol and a coordinating rectangular pillow with the word PEACE embroidered in a gorgeous floral flourish. Our custom embroidery designs are offered as free file downloads ...
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Patchwork Napkin Set

Patchwork Napkin Set

Cloth napkins are more beautiful, more absorbent, and more green. These nifty napkins use a technique for building patchwork strips called a strata. So colorful, it will make breakfast, lunch or dinner feel like a party ...
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Forest Friends Embroidered Kitchen Towel Set

Forest Friends Embroidered Kitchen Towel Set

Fox, squirrel, and hedgehog machine embroidery designs are ready to apply to our towel pattern, other kitchen linens, the front of a tote bag, even a cozy sweatshirt or a child’s overall bib. Exclusively in our Etsy shop ...
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Appliquéd Owls Playful Placemat Set

Appliquéd Owls Playful Placemat Set

As they tumble through the trees, our playful owls make mealtime fun for kids... or kids at heart! We provide complete templates for all four owl designs along with detailed step-by-step instructions for how to layer and stitch ...
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No-Sew DIY Face Masks

No-Sew DIY Face Masks

Here’s an easy way to expand your face mask wardrobe in no time, using fabric scraps or a bandana. If you or someone you know does not sew or you simply need a super fast (5 minutes) alternative, this easy, no-sew project is for you ...
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Decorator Pillows with English Paper Piecing Accents

Decorator Pillows with English Paper Piecing Accents

English paper piecing is handwork not machine stitching. Most people associate it with beautifully intricate quilt tops, but the precise, perfectly shaped pieces were just as wonderful for our pair of graphic pillows ...
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Sew Soft Cuddle® Strip Blankets

Sew Soft Cuddle® Strip Blankets

Strip piecing is a fast and easy mainstay in quilting; we’ve borrowed the technique for a bundle-y Cuddle® blanket. And, rather than using only one-directional strips, we mixed horizontal insets within the main vertical strips ...
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Machine Cross Stitch Placemats + Napkins

Machine Cross Stitch Placemats + Napkins

Download free embroidery designs to add delicate autumn leaves to table linens (and more). Learn two hemming techniques: narrow double-fold hem with diagonal point corners plus a wider hem with full mitered corners ...
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There’s a Story Behind Your Janome Sewing Machine

There’s a Story Behind Your Janome Sewing Machine

There are 100 years of history behind that trusty Janome on your work surface. Learn a bit about all that’s gone into making your Janome such a trusted sewing companion: reliable, intuitive, precise, powerful, and easy to use ...
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Guitar Strap

Guitar Strap

The name is due to its similarity to the wide, ornate straps musicians use to hold their guitars. By changing how the ends attach, they're also a fun way to update any bag that uses a removable strap. We added die cuts! ...
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Faux Leather Shopper

Faux Leather Shopper

This tote is designed in a shopper style, which means it's a generous size that opens wide at the top and can be slung over your shoulder or carried by hand. We recommend easy-to-sew faux leather and vinyl for the sleek look ...
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Scandinavian Style Apron

Scandinavian Style Apron

Like whipped cream on a plain piece of pie, decorative stitches can turn an ordinary project into something special. We started with a basic bib and skirt design in natural colors of cotton duck, then added multiple rows of stitching ...
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How to Make Tiny Tucks with a Quarter Inch Seam Foot

How to Make Tiny Tucks with a Quarter Inch Seam Foot

Narrow tucks, called pintucks when they are super narrow, are often used in heirloom sewing, but they can add a lovely detail to many projects. Did you know you can create the look quickly and easily with your Quarter Inch foot? ...
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Zippered Wide Base Wristlet Pouch

Zippered Wide Base Wristlet Pouch

Darts in the bottom give this pouch a roomy base, and the zippered top opens wide so you can easily load up everything you need. Use it by itself or drop into your favorite handbag or tote. Download the custom monogram alphabet ...
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How to Turn Corners with a Decorative Stitch

How to Turn Corners with a Decorative Stitch

Ah - decorative stitching… as long as you're going straight, all is well. Then the corner approaches. If making a turn with a decorative stitch has you puzzled, we're here to help with several ways to make a turn for the better ...
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Pleated Pillow with Belted Bow

Pleated Pillow with Belted Bow

The pleated front is embellished with thin belted accents and a sweet bow. With no intricate angles or curves, a pillow is a great project to practice pleating. Master the fold-and-tuck method and you can use it again and again ...
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Fitted Sewing Machine Cover

Fitted Sewing Machine Cover

This full-coverage protective cover is one of our most popular sewing room solutions thanks to striking decorative stitching and button embellishment. We show you how to measure your machine to adjust the fit ...
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Decorative Stitch Designer Pillow

Decorative Stitch Designer Pillow

Truly the Art of Thread; this pillow combines dense decorative stitching with machine embroidery accents and cool corner tassels. A décor or upholstery weight fabric gives the proper stability – a dark, solid makes the stitching pop ...
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Eggy Pop Stuffable Baby Chick

Eggy Pop Stuffable Baby Chick

Eggy’s the cutest chick in the nest! Nubby chenille combines with smooth, retro-inspired cotton for a sweet and soft vintage look. He’s irresistibly squeezable for Easter or any time you need an “egg-ceptionally” sweet stuffable ...
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