Through the years, Laura's work has been featured in various national and international magazines. She has been a guest on sewing and DIY TV shows.


Creative Living
With Sheryl Borden

Laura taped 4 episodes demonstrating her:

  • Hardangish Machine Embroidery
  • Molas Machine Embroidery
  • Textured Applique’Machine Embroidery  Techniques & Designs from her book “Touch of Nature” (sold out)
  • Lace Dreams - Machine Embroidery Lace + Patterns (sold out)

These episodes are on VHS tape so they are old recordings. I have not and probably will not be able to link them to videos you can watch - BH!




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Insertion Lace


Hoop N’ Quilt

Creative Living
With Sheryl Borden

Laura taped 4 episodes demonstrating her:



Fringe Flowers

America Quilts Creatively
With Sue Hausmann

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Episode 404


Quilt 200

Laura Demonstrates accurate placement of multiple hooping machine embroidery designs to create larger designs.

Features the Fantasy Applique’ Quilt



Quiltmaker’s Quilting & Embroidery
“Everything From the Heart”
Made It’s Debut at International Quilt Festival Houston 2006
Designs used to make the floral center are
Floral Embellishments I, Floral Embellishments II,
Carnations, and Purple Fancies

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Fragrant Delights
with Jenny & Simon Haskins

Check your local newstand or sewing boutique for this issue Published December 2007

This issue has a gorgeous pink and green quilt made by Jenny and Simon Haskins.
It also includes “10 Glorious Pillows From the Top Embroidery Designers and Distributors”

Please note: Due to circumstances beyond my control my contact email address in the article is no longer valid. You may contact me directly at

Pillow Project by Laura

This project was made using Silk Ribbon Impressions (sold out) for the flowers and vase.

The frame is from Beautiful Frames sewn the multiple hoop method.

The fringe border is 2 layers of Kinky Fringe


Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine
Volume 48
January/February 2008

Coneflower Impressions Pillow Project made with designs from Coneflower Impressions  Collection (sold out)

See the magazine for instructions on how to make this project. Download the free text design - the words for this project.

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See the Jan/Feb 06 Edition of
Designs in Machine Embroidery


See the Nov/Dec 05 issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery to learn how to do Cutwork on knit fabrics


Sew Beautiful Magazine
has written an article on Laura in their new column
 “Sew What’s Happening”
(Issue #102)

Aptly named, Sew Beautiful magazine has many beautiful projects pictured throughout including instructions and patterns


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See the Holiday 05  issue of
Creative Machine Embroidery Magazine
for instructions on how to make this bellpull and much more

It is made with our Hardangish Rainbows and Hardangish Alphabet designs


See the Sep/Oct 05 issue of
Designs in Machine Embroidery
 to see a stunning new project made by Rose Skelly using Hardangish Squared Designs
and a Jacket


45 inches across

See the July/Aug 05 issue of
Designs in Machine Embroidery
 to see this Hoop and Quilt project

This quilt layout is only available
in this magazine issue.


See the March/April 05 issue of
Creative Machine Embroidery
to see projects made with our Molas and Hmong’s The Way designs.

Rebecca created some really cool projects with these collections. We have been hearing from folks all over the country how much they like her ideas.
Way to go Rebecca!


See the Jan/Feb 05 issue of
Designs in Machine Embroidery
 to see a project made with our
Applique Elegance designs.

Eileen created  a lovely project using these designs with an unusual variation and in an unusual location. What a great idea!





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