• Love to Stitch | Machine Quilting Webinar

    Love to Stitch: Machine Quilting Tips & Tricks with Lori Kennedy In case you haven’t heard, we’ve got another FREE webinar for you guys!  Join us for Love to Stitch: Machine Quilting Tips and Tricks.  The best part?  Lori Kennedy, author of Free Motion Machine Quilting 1-2-3 and the voice behind the popular quilting blog, The Inbox Jaunt, will be our special guest! Here is a link to a book review of Free-Motion: Machine Quilting 1-2-3. In this webinar you will create a whimsical sewing machine wall hanging, while learning tips and tricks for better machine quilting as Lori guides you through her own unique process.  Discover Lori’s secrets for…

  • Kraft-Tex Paper Fabric

    This series is written by guest blogger, Pamela Cox. Pamela is an expert embroiderer, designer, digitizer and all around wonderful girl! We are so happy to have her contributing to the Sulky Blog!   Kraft-Tex™ Paper All artists relish finding new methods in expressing individual creativity. Machine embroidery is not exempt from craving new inspirational materials. Welcome, Kraft-Tex™, an exciting product certain to stimulate the imagination. What it is Kraft-Tex is a paper product that performs like fabric on many levels.  Seriously! At least take the time to read about it, because it is amazing! Available in several colors, Kraft-Tex can be purchased by the roll, bolt, or in sample…

  • Get Scrappin’ with Free Webinar: Scrap Quilting Made Better with Stabilizers

    Scrap Quilting Made Better with Stabilizers  For all you scrap lovers! Have piles of scraps around your sewing room, and need a little inspiration for what to DO with all those wonderful scrap pieces? Then our newest, FREE Webinar: Scrap Quilting Made Better with Stabilizers is perfect for you! Our Special Guest, Judy Gauthier is the author of “Quilts for Scrap Lovers” and “Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers”. Judy will amaze you with her beautiful scrap fabric quilts, as she demonstrates how easy (and fun!) it is to delve into your scrap bins so you, too, can make gorgeous quilts from all those leftover pieces. Not only that, but you will…

  • Not Your Typical Table Topper Courses 50% off Month of July

    Who doesn’t love table toppers? They can match your décor, make a statement, or celebrate a holiday, birthday, anniversary, and more!  Not to mention, they’re SO much fun to make!  And guess what?  This month only, you can get 50% off all of our “Not Your Typical Table Topper” Courses with coupon code: SULKY50 The inspiration for these projects came from my own desire to have some new items to decorate my home that were different and a little more modern. I started by making this set of 3-dimensional pieces. These guys are perfect for holding coffee filters, fabric, rotary cutters and the big one is perfect for a wine…

  • Christmas in July Sale 2017 + Projects and Inspiration

    Christmas in July 2017 Projects and Inspiration   To kick off Christmas in July 2017 we put together some great projects and ideas to get those creative juices flowing! We’ve got some amazing deals on the Sulky website this year that we can not wait to share with you! 40% off Webinar Kits, NEW bundles and kits over 20% off, Deck the Walls Christmas Panel kit – only $14.99, 15% off Embroider Buddies, 25% off all Christmas Thread, and so much more! A few new and exciting things we’ve added to the site for Christmas in July are all new Amy Barickman Crossroads Thread and Fabric Bundles!  The inspiration for Crossroads…

  • Why You’ll Love This Cotton+Steel Webinar

    Cotton + Steel Webinar Sunshine Pillow Want to add a little extra cheer to your home or office? Maybe you’re looking for a neat gift for a baby shower, wedding, or birthday! Whatever the occasion, the Sunshine Pillow project by Cotton+Steel is your winner. Here’s why… You get to watch how it’s made in a FREE webinar! You get to hang out with Devon Iott, Captain of Creative Communications at Cotton+Steel! (And we all know how cool those gals are!) If this fabric is too bright for you or doesn’t fit the occasion, you can change it out with whatever fabric suits your style! (Like these other fun Cotton+Steel Fabric Collections) You’ll…

  • DIY 4th of July Place-Mats in a Serger

    This series is written by guest blogger, Pamela Cox.  4th of July Napkins and Place-Mats The 4th of July is all about outdoor gatherings, fireworks, and celebrating our country’s independence! These explosions of color are sure to inspire creativity!  So, this is the perfect time to explore the wide variety of Sulky® Threads and using them in applications other than our regular intentions.   Sulky Cotton Blendables Thread in a Serger Let’s look at Sulky Cotton Blendables Thread .  These exciting, multicolor threads are a masterful blend of different colors within the same range of tone and intensity, with random, subtle color changes every 2-1/2 to 5 inches, which come…

  • Sulky’s 30th Anniversary: The History of Sulky Solvy

    Sulky’s 30th Anniversary: The History of Sulky Solvy It’s the 30th of the month again, which means we’ve got another 30% off sale for you to celebrate Sulky’s 30th Anniversary! Every 30th of every month through September, we are having a 30% off sale on select items. Today’s sale is all about Sulky Solvy Stabilizers. So, today only, all of our Wash-Away Stabilizers are 30% off!  Also to celebrate today, we spoke with Fred and Joyce Drexler, the co-founders of Sulky of America, to learn how Solvy got its start here at Sulky… The History of Solvy® in the United States really began 34 years ago at the Bobbin Show in…

  • Machine Embroidery Series: Sulky Specialty Threads

    Sulky Specialty Threads This series is written by guest blogger, Pamela Cox. Pamela is an expert embroiderer, designer, digitizer and all around wonderful girl! We are so happy to have her contributing to the Sulky Blog! We have been exploring all types of Sulky Thread in our last few blog segments and have learned about individual properties and potential usage for 40 wt. Rayon, 60 wt. PolyLite™, 40 wt. PolyDeco™, and 12 wt. and 30 wt. Cotton Thread  (including Sulky Cotton Blendables® Thread) !  We have also been exposed to the creative possibilities of stitching, or accenting, an embroidery design in one of the many threads from the Sulky Metallic Family:  Original,…

  • Rod Art with Sulky Threads

    Did you know you can even glam up your fishing rod with Sulky Threads?  Rod art is a great DIY gift idea for the fisherman in your life!  We talked with John, who has been building rods to help make fishing easier for people with disabilities since becoming disabled himself. He uses Sulky Threads to turn his rods into beautiful works of art. Here are a few of his tips and tricks to making Rod Art: How did you get started with rod building? After I became disabled my hands became very weak and the pain in my body made fishing very difficult. My wife gave me the idea that…