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Creative machine embroidery magazine
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Date: 2/11/14 5:49 PM

Received an offer in the mail today from Creative Machine Embroidery. I'm mega new to embroidery, so always looking for tips / help / ideas.
Appreciate updates if anyone enjoys this publication.
thanks!

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Date: 2/11/14 7:14 PM

I subscribed to this magazine and Designs In Machine Embroidery magazine several years ago. I found them mostly an avenue for selling rather than learning.

Visit their websites to see what is available free, or visit Sewing With Nancy for tutorials.

I taught myself using the Jeanine Twgg books. If interested, the best prices are usually on Amazon. You might want to start with this one.




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Date: 2/11/14 9:05 PM

They are pricey, and it is mostly adds, might be a few projects, but you usually have to purchase the designs. buy them if I like the projects once in a while, but never suscribe

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Date: 2/11/14 9:05 PM

check out emblibrary for tips and tutorials, lots of good information

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Date: 2/11/14 9:43 PM

Thanks everyone. Will not subscribe at this time

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Date: 2/12/14 9:21 AM

I didn't get anything out of it and so let my subscription lapse.

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Date: 2/12/14 6:52 PM

Thanks for the advice. I'm currently overwhelmed with all the information online.

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Date: 2/12/14 8:42 PM

I subscribed for a year and dropped. Same with Designs in Machine Emb. Emblibrary is good for techniques and books from the library, too.
I found the projects in the magazines tacky and I was mostly interested in techniques.
It is overwhelming when you begin. Don't get discouraged. Seek local classes when you can.

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Date: 2/13/14 7:01 AM

I subscribed for the first year I was learning machine embroidery and enjoyed it. There are some informative articles and lots of projects in which I had no interest. I read the instructions, though, to glean knowledge about stabilizers and such.

It was worth it to me for that first year, but after that, I let the subscription go and purchased the occasional copy at our local JoAnn's. After a while, I felt I did not need it any more.

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Date: 2/13/14 3:39 PM

Here are some links to books that I have and like:

Nancy Zieman embroidery book

Deborah Jones embroidery book

Wild and Wacky embroidery

Embroidery Room by Room

I have purchased all of these books and find them to be of good value to me. I have been embroidering for 10+ years now and used these books to help me learn.

Also the RNK website has good information on stabilizers and hooping. Yes, they are a commercial website, but their tips can apply to any stabilizer, though I do recommend Floriani stabilizer. Not affiliated, just like their stuff. Anyway:

Floriani stabilizer info

PattiH

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