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LOOKBOOK FRESH IDEAS IN MACHINE EMBROIDERY

GET FIT!

All About Lace TONS OF WAYS TO USE LACE DESIGNS AS HOT ACCESSORIES

WHIP UP A YOGA MAT HOLDER AND NEW WORKOUT TEE IN A WEEKEND

+ NEW GOLD DIPPED LACE TUTORIAL!

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WEDDING INSPIRATION BRINGING THE COLORING TREND INTO EMBROIDERY DESIGNS TO INSPIRE ADVENTURES A QUILT WITH A STORY

Hot & New Embroidery WINE WEDDING LACE ACCENTS DELICATE BUTTERFLIES DARK FANTASY VOL 2

ISSUE 3


This Month’s Edition

Get started on inspiring new ideas for the season! Catch up on the latest embroidery collections, find totally new ways to wear, transform and use lace designs, get inspired for activities and adventure with your projects, and try out the new hot coloring trend!

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This edition features an amazing hand-embroidered quilt with an even more amazing story behind it.

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Nine different ways you can use 3D lace to easily accessorize your look.

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WEDDING DIY

Don’t miss customer inspiration and a link to a newly updated wedding lookbook! PG

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Transform your lace into a luxe metal look with this simple metallic paint trick.

Check out three simple DIY projects to get you in gear for the active season ahead.

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Take care of that spring fever with some designs sure to inspire your adventerous side.

Hop onto the hot coloring book trend, but using your embroidery machine!


Candlelight Tales Alice in Wonderland

Vintage Chic

Delicate stitches and painterly fills come together in this dreamy chalkboard-style dress form design. Sassy Tidings Don’t Stop Believin’


Spread Your Wings Let your imagination take flight with this 3D articulated lace owl. These four simple pieces can all be made in a “4x4� hoop and easily come together with small butterfly brad clips.


Wine & Dine Treat yourself to a bit of everyday luxury with the new Uncorked embroidery collection! Delicious phrases are decorated with pretty swirls, grapes, and other details in a new crop of designs perfect for tea towels and other kitchen decor, wine totes and presentation bags, and all sorts of gifts for your favorite wine-lover. Turn your home into a vineyard escape with these fine designs, in a rich blend of your favorite wine hues ... then break out a couple bottles and have a party!

NEW COLLECTION

Uncorked


Dark Flight Painterly stitches wrap this mysterious bird in shadow and light. Stitch onto jackets, decor, and more.


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The Hippie

Love Quilt

According to stitcher Andrea, to say this is one of her most prized quilts is an understatement. The journey of creating the quilt was one of change and healing, representing 7 tough years of struggle. All of the blocks are hand-embroidered, and represent moments from her childhood and dreams for the future. According to Andrea, there was no pattern for this quilt. “It, much like life, happened organically.� What a beautiful testament to living life and overcoming obstacles with creativity!


NEW COLLECTION

Luxe Accents


Luxe Lace For Everyday Style Bring a bit of dramatic flair to your everyday wardrobe with a new collection of freestanding lace Luxe Accents! Take your fashion to the next level with a variety of versatile lace shapes -- perfect for necklines, pockets, elbow patches, and more textured flourishes. Stitch these designs in cotton thread, adding a touch of a second color to make their intricate details pop!


T Design rend Lace Accessories

Craft an asymmetrical necklace that makes a beautifully dramatic statement, day or night.

Craft some tiny freestanding This bold lace cuff fashion lace charms, then string them statement is so simple to make together into a fashionable stack and wear! of bracelets.

Accent casual and dressy outfits Soft, wearable cotton Battenburg Stitch and assmble these alike with a big flourish of lace, lace makes up a delightfully elegant cuffs from the Dark worn as a headband. dark lace necklace. Adornments collection.

Craft an enchanting look with this lace up corset choker.

Dress up any project or outfit with lacy accents!

Craft a bit of summery style with these barefoot sandals.


Gold Dipped Lace Give your freestanding lace projects a shimmering metallic look with this quick and easy tutorial. It instantly transforms any lace piece into a glittering 3D sculpture!

Metallic Dipped Lace

See how we transformed a piece of lace from the new Luxe Accents collection into a chic gold cuff.


Dark Magic Out of the darkness, a glimmer of light and color springs to life! Discover a hidden world full of extraordinary beings in this new Midnight Magick embroidery collection. Stitched in light thread on dark fabric, these designs are specially drawn and digitized to craft a luminous look on all sorts of projects -- bags, journal covers, apparel, and lots more. If you liked the darkly beautiful natural elements of Nocturnus, you’ll love these!

NEW COLLECTION

Midnight Magick


Spring Fever Get Set for Adventure Find your inner wanderlust and seek adventure! As spring blooms, set your sights on the great outdoors and your heart to wander. Get inspired with these adventerous designs!


1 Make yourself a chic embroidered carrying case for your yoga mat so you can take it anywhere in style! Get fit in style with this cut-and-tie racerback tank made out of an oversized tee, complete with energetic embroidery.

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Creative Ways To Get Moving

Ready to shake off the cold weather blues and get moving? Kick off your spring activities with these three easy DIY fitness ideas.

The foldover part of yoga pants is a super easy place to add a small touch of stylish embroidery!

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NEW COLLECTION

Chrysalis

Fluttering Lace Invite brighter days full of joy and beauty! The new Chrysalis collection of freestanding lace butterflies is just the thing to help usher in summer. Delicate, artful swirls and shapes make up the distinctive patterns of each species. Stitch these stunning lace designs in any thread color you like, and craft them into ornaments, mobiles, accessories, and lots more!


Add A Little Color Have you gotten into the hot new coloring trend yet? It’s relaxing and fun... and it’s also super easy to mix with your embroidery! We’ve got a brand new linework design that’s just perfect for adding a little color. It’s like coloring books but even craftier! Get your “Craft Is Art” coloring design here!


Stitch your design, grab your fabric markers, and add a little color! When you’re done you can simply display it, or transform it into a fun project and really show off your crafty skills.


Wedding Bells Know an engaged couple who’s counting down the minutes to their big day? Make their event a little more magical with festive decor and accessories, personalized to their colors and style, and crafted with lots of love!

You So Punny Sometimes you just gotta get silly! Craft a few chuckles wherever you go with the playful new Punimals collection. Quick and simple to stitch, these cute creatures are the ultimate in instant gratification. Their sassy style makes them perfect on tees and sweatshirts for kids and adults alike -- and they’ll also look great on quirky totes, unique bibs, and more!


NEW COLLECTION

Betrothed

Includes same-sex versions so all couples can celebrate the big day in style!

The new Betrothed collection features beautiful script accented by intricate floral details -- stitch it in the couple’s favorite colors to make charming signs, pillows, guestbooks, and more. They’ll make sweet memories for years to come!


by Felix Eddy

Customer Roundup

DIY Weddings

by JBGmax by Maris Wolff

by Lori Fisher

by Nichole Wilkins

Click here to see the Wedding Lookbook!

Want more wedding inspiration? Don’t miss the new updated Wedding Lookbook! Packed with new project ideas and lots of fun customer photos full of magical crafted moments.


So Many Possibilities Craft your freestanding lace Wildflower into an amazing array of projects for the home or special events. Click here to see the tutorial!

Hair Clip

Boutonniere

Hat Accessory

Bouquet


Get inspired by the weekly Color Inspiration series on the blog!

Craft a little magic and cozy up with your very own stuffed dragon! He’s easy to stitch and assemble. Just click here for instructions!

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Urban Threads Lookbook - Vol 2 Issue 3