Author Archives: Natalie Nettles

silk ribbon angel

Project Tutorial: Stitch a Beautiful Silk Ribbon Angel

This beautiful silk ribbon angel project designed by Margaret Land would make a wonderful Christmas gift for someone special! Featured in our Nov/Dec 2012 issue of Sew Beautiful, it’s easy to make even if you’ve never worked with silk ribbon before. What You Need: • One 2-yard packet each of silk...

Little Flowers (December 2015 Monthly Designs)

Embroider a beautiful garden of little flowers with our December 2015 Internet Embroidery Club designs. This machine embroidery collection includes 12 miniature floral designs ideal for any project that calls for small, sweet accents. These designs would be lovely stitched on both table and bed linens. They would also be great...

smocked christmas dress

Smocking Tutorial: Cute Picture Smocked Snowmen

I love seeing little ones wearing sweet picture smocked garments! This time of year there are so many cute seasonal designs you can smock: Christmas trees, reindeer, gingerbread men and of course snowmen! I have a free smocking plate to share with you today as a little pre-Christmas treat – this...

December IEC: Little Flower Embroidery Designs

2015 Internet Embroidery Club members, your new December designs are ready to download! This month’s collection includes 12 miniature floral designs ideal for any project that calls for small, sweet accents. These flower embroidery designs would be lovely stitched on both table and bed linens. They would also be great for embellishing...

Free Project: Create an Embroidered Christmas Tree Skirt

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! As we look forward to the holiday season ahead, I know many of you are gathering up your decorations to get ready to display. Perhaps you’re even working on some new pieces to add to your decor this year! This cute retro-inspired Christmas...

Heritage Doll Clothes

Book Preview: Heritage Doll Clothes by Joan Hinds

Have you heard? Joan Hinds, one of our favorite doll clothes designers, has a brand new book! Heritage Doll Clothes includes 20 outfits to make for 18-inch dolls, all inspired by America’s signature fashions from decades past. The book also includes a number of accessories, so you’ll have everything you need to take...

Martha Pullen table runner

Online Licensing + Over 30 Projects = Sew Much Fun!

What a wonderful time we have had these last couple of weeks during our in-person licensing events in Costa Mesa, CA. Thank you to all of you who joined us – we loved sewing, laughing and having an absolute blast with you all! The licensing fun will continue tomorrow when we...

Create Special Projects with our New 2016 IEC

It’s here! I am so excited to share with you our brand new 2016 Internet Embroidery Club designs. Our wonderful IEC design team did such a marvelous job creating these new machine embroidery designs. There’s an heirloom collection, doll dress designs, frames, sewing labels and more. Let’s take a closer look...

Cutwork Designs and FSL Snowflakes (November 2015 Monthly Designs)

Deck the halls this holiday season with our November Internet Embroidery Club designs! This month’s collection includes two elegant cutwork designs as well as two free-standing lace snowflakes. The cutwork motifs include both border and corner designs and feature tiny red blooms on a green vine with a scalloped gold border....

Our 2016 Internet Embroidery Club Has Arrived

We’re so excited to introduce our 2016 Internet Embroidery Club! Collections this year include a beautiful heirloom set, four wonderful alphabets, frames, sewing labels and more. In addition to the hundreds of designs included in the initial package, you will receive monthly designs throughout the 2016 calendar year! These machine embroidery...