http://www.emblibrary.com = The Embroidery Library has great patterns that embroidery out very good and are at a very very reasonable price. The have immediate download and they keep your history so if you delete your pattern by mistake you can always go back and retrieve another.
http://www.embroiderylibraryprojects.com = My very favorite site.� This has tons of projects and how toos.� Great advise and amazing videos all for free. This site is a real must for everyone from beginner to the pro.� There is so much to be learned on this site.
http://www.atimetostitch.com = Another Great Site with extremely good how-to projects.Sherry also gets her patterns to you very quickly.The How-to pages are free for you to download.There is so much to be learned on this site also.
http://www.thebobbinbuzz.com = This is a great newsletter that is free.This site has a lot to offer. Its a couple who are traveling around the country in a motorhome (with the dogs) and fully running their business from there now.� Newsletter is free but you can also join their club which offers how-tos, videos, free designs to members and a whole lot more. If they ever come to WNY I am going to ask them to see us.� They want to do Niagara Falls in 2008.The other part of this business is ATW ( www.ArtisticThreadWorks.com) listed on this page.
www.elsasdesigns.com = Elsa Goussard from South Africa elegant embroidery and often used by pgsspecialties.com on they cards. Elsa was a mentor to Donna Turner of pgs.
www.pgsspecialties.com = Donna Turner is the lady we were trying to get to come in and demonstrate her cards. She also has an Inn that is catering to retreats for sewing.
www.annthegran.com= Ann Cobb is a digitizer, designer, embroiderer and teacher. You can learn a lot from her site as well as grab hundreds of free designs in the exchange section of her site. The design exchange is listed in category order.This is a great site.
http://www.embroiderydesigns.com/Under Embroidery tools you will find a thread conversion chart. This is great to use with designs that you don't really know what the color is. If the thread is Sulky 101 on the color sheet of your design, but you are not sure what that color is just type in the number and it will show you a color swatch and conversion numbers for a few other thread companies.