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Gallery walls - a great way to display your finished embroidery

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Gallery walls - a great way to display your finished embroidery

A lot of people ask me what they can do with their finished embroidery. If they've got mad crafting skills, I generally tell them they can turn it into a zippered pouch, the front of a tote bag, or the back of a hip jacket. If they're sentimental, they could have it framed. If they're a whiz with the sewing machine, it could be the start of a quilt or a pillowcase.

But if they're none of those things (like me), then I tell them to make a gallery wall.

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Let's See Your Best Studio MME Kit Photos

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Let's See Your Best Studio MME Kit Photos

Sometimes I get a bit tired sharing all of MY pictures on Instagram so I thought it would be fun to start sharing some of yours. Maybe it's a picture of you stitching with your cat, or holding up the finished piece, or bragging about how pretty the back of your embroidery is. (Yeah, I'm talking about you, Shannon.) Whatever your photo is, so long as it has one of my kits in it, I'd love to see it because I'm having a monthly Instagram contest!

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Super Stitchers' Club Round Up - January

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Super Stitchers' Club Round Up - January

Each month more and more people are joining the club and that means each month I get to see more of your embroidery projects on Instagram. I absolutely love that part of my job. I thought I'd share a little peek at what club members have been sharing these past few months with me. 

If you haven't joined the club yet and would like to get a fun embroidery design in the mail each month, you can join HERE.

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A look at what you've been stitching lately

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A look at what you've been stitching lately

You guys keep amazing me with your work! Here's a look at what @cozylemay, @margery17cass, Melody Christa, and @beagletracy stitched up recently.

I love seeing which kits you're stitching up. Don't forget to tag me @studiomme on Instagram when you post so I can see them!

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A big question only you can answer.

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A big question only you can answer.



I started Studio MME six years ago with the belief that I was on a mission to help people spark their creativity. That turned out to be, well, a bit vague. Over the years, I've gotten more clear on what my work lets you do (relax!), embraced my style, and become more honest with myself about the BIG reason why I'm in this business. (When I started, I was only in this business to pay my rent and keep my husband and I fed.)

But there's one thing I haven't been able to hone in on yet because it's something only you know the answer to and I've been too shy to ask.

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