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  • Confimation: We Are Safe To Use The "New" Resurrected Windows 3 File Manager

    The resurrected File Manager first appeared in the early 1990s in Windows 3. This is what the new File Manager version looks like - not very appare...
  • What I've Tried With the Resurrected and Downloadable File Manager (WinFile)

    The "new", downloadable File Explorer appears to work properly with our beloved PREMIER+™ 2. This version is a free-standing app brought back from the early 1990s.
  • Do NOT Install the New Downloadable File Explorer YET!

    Installing Might Break the Win10 Explorer Plugin of PREMIER+™ 2 Microsoft just made available a downloadable version of File Explorer. It installs...
  • Enroll NOW In The New PREMIER+™ 2 Courses Launching in March 2019!

    ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN! I am excited to announce new PREMIER+™ 2 courses starting in March 2019. Click on one to enroll: BASICS with the Embroide...
  • Interested in a Course on the Modify Module of PREMIER+™ 2?

    If you are interested in my course on the Modify Module of PREMIER+™ 2, please fill the Survey: Loading... 
  • A Note About Copyright of "FREE EMBROIDERY DESIGNS"

    PLEASE NOTE: EVEN **FREE** EMBROIDERY DESIGNS have an Owner, and a Copyright Owner!The following is from an online retailer. From a freebie I downl...
  • A Big Snowstorm Means Digitizing!

    With about 6 inches on the ground, we expect snow to keep falling most of the day. It looks gorgeous; so I will keep digitizing the  Claire Turpi...
  • On Copyright, and Purchased Quilt and Embroidery Designs

      I purchased the Hen House appliqué quilt pattern in downloadable electronic form (PDF files) from Claire Turpin Designs in Australia via Etsy. I...
  • On The Importance of Tracing and Sizing Appliqué Pieces Accurately

    Purchased embroidery designs which incorporate appliqué do not show the fabrics, and therefore require instructions to determine where the fabric p...
  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    I am thankful for your support, and for your participation in my courses, the Platinum Membership, Help Sessions, and Live Events. It is YOU, the M...
  • Electronic Cutters for (Machine) Appliqué

    Electronic cutters are terrific tools to use in the creation of embroidery appliqué. I also use a spray "stabilizer" to stiffen the fabric and to make cutting easier, without fraying.
  • I Wanted to Cut this Fabric, But the Clouds...

    The clouds were moving!