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Alice Archer's Machine Embroidered Fashion
Alice Archer Elevates Machine Embroidery

Embroidery and embellishment are all over Fall 2016 fashion — see: Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Dolce…

Threadsteading – The Sewing Strategy Game Played on an Embroidery Machine

Threadsteading is a unique fusion of machine embroidery and tabletop gaming, turning embroidery into a territory-control…

Parker Snowe's Machine Embroidered Art
Parker Snowe’s Haunting Textile Art

She’s been quilting for 40 years, but textile artist Linda Parker of Parker Snowe Textile…

Alison Holt – Machine Embroidery on the Runway

Machine embroidery artist Alison Holt has long been creating amazing work using freestyle machine embroidery.…

Google’s Project Jacquard

  We’re stepping a bit outside of the usual Gear Threads box this month to…