Tag Archives: Machine Embroidery

John Deer’s Embroidery Legacy

By | 11/03/2021

(Originally published in SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW #91, July, 2021. Written by Rita Farro.)   In June 2021, SCHMETZ Inspired to Sew, #90 focused on machine embroidery. While doing research for that issue, we interviewed John Deer. John Deer is to machine embroidery what Bill Gates is to computers. But maybe the most amazing thing is that his… Read More »

Machine Embroidery – Lisa Shaw

By | 09/08/2021

(Originally published in SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW #90, June 2021. Written by Rita Farro.) Lisa Shaw We cannot talk about machine embroidery and not talk about software, that digital link between the computer and the embroidery machine. The software proved to be a difficult learning curve, especially in the beginning. It would be impossible to discuss or evaluate… Read More »

Machine Embroidery – Reen Wilcoxson

By | 09/01/2021

(Originally published in SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW #90, June 2021. Written by Rita Farro.) Reen Wilcoxson Reen Wilcoxson was featured in Issue #40 of SCHMETZ Inspired To Sew magazine. That issue was all about In The Hoop (ITH) embroidery designs, and Reen is considered THE EXPERT in this exciting machine embroidery specialty. ITH designs are ones where you… Read More »

Machine Embroidery – Oklahoma Embroidery Supply & Design

By | 08/25/2021

(Originally published in SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW #90, June 2021. Written by Rita Farro.) The evolution of machine embroidery for the home sewer has been mind-boggling. In the 1980s, some sewing machine companies added lettering to their decorative stitches. The machine companies started to attach hoops to their machines in the 1990s, and in the early 2000s, sewing… Read More »