Move from snowy motifs to pastel colors and pretty florals with Creative Machine Embroidery Spring 2021. Play with 11 fabulous spring motifs to add to your wardrobe — including the freebies below!
Take a look at the free embroidery designs and patterns from the issue below. The freebie period expired on April 30, 2021. You can find the embroidery designs in the Sew Daily shop.
Embroidery designs are available in embroidery formats: CSD, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCS, PES, SEW, SHV, VIP, VP3 and XXX.
Creative Machine Embroidery Spring 2021 Stitch-Along: Pins & Petals Pincushion
Stitch a pretty pincushion featuring an appliqué flower and covered button — we’ll walk you through it, step by step.
This stitch-along started January 1, 2021. Get instructions for the Pins & Petals Pincushion here! The free period to download the design ended on April 30, 2021, and the design is now available in the Sew Daily shop.
Check out the other freebies from the issue:
The Cat’s Pajamas
Pattern: Caroline Hulse | Embroidery Design: Mollie Johanson
These simple linen shorts are as simple to wear as they are to sew. Easily stitched up in an afternoon, these can double as PJ shorts.
Create a high-contrast purse featuring a color-blocked honeycomb embroidery design and adjustable strap.
The free period for the Honeycomb embroidery design ended April 30, 2021. The design is now available from goldenneedledesigns.com.
Light in Flight
Upcycle a worn-out lamp and shade found at a thrift store or update an existing lamp with chic embroidery perfect for any room in your house.
The free period for the Light in Flight embroidery designs ended April 30, 2021. The design is now available from machineembroiderygeek.com.
Create a custom ottoman with appliqué flower embroidery for a statement piece at a fraction of the cost.
The free period for the Peony Pouf embroidery design ended April 30, 2021. The design is now available from machineembroiderygeek.com.
Posy Pockets Smock
Milinda Jay Stephenson
Add cute embroidered pockets to a readymade apron for a custom kitchen look. Plus, learn how to stitch an apron without a pattern.
The free period for the Posy Pocket embroidery design ended April 30, 2021. The design is now available from Milinda Jay.
Find the instructions for all these projects in Creative Machine Embroidery Spring 2021, on newsstands or for purchase online in print and digital formats. Check out the great articles, expert how-tos and fun projects in this issue:
- Learn techniques for organizing embroidery designs
- Fabric Foray: Vinyl + vinyl FSL bag project
- Update favorite garment patterns with florals
- Behind the Design: Janet Hayes of Golden Needle Design
- Refashion ready-to-wear tees with three tutorials
- And so much more in the Spring 2021 issue!
Learn more in the editor’s letter!
All photography by Molly Stevenson.