• It’s Back! Fearless Free-Motion Stitching II

    Free-Motion Stitching with Eric Drexler In just six 15-45 minute segments, you can learn from Eric Drexler, the Master of Free-Motion, how to easily move beyond the basics of Free-Motion Stitching so you can enjoy more intricate Thread Painting, Quilting, Print Embellishment, Turned or Raw Edge Appliqué, and much, much more! Eric introduced you to the basics in “Fearless Free-Motion Stitching I – For Beginners”: It was an incredible success and we thank you.  He covers some of the basics again in this course (so you do not necessarily have to take the first course before this one); and we include a free, 26-page hand-out from the basic course to…

  • Screen Shot – New Free Pattern Download on Sulky.com

    I am giddy about this new pattern download on the Sulky website in our Free Projects section! The pattern is called Screen Shot. You can get it hereAren’t the colors amazing! Evelyn Byler who has created projects for Sulky for years designed this quilt. I love the details she added like these twisted tucks.  Evelyn’s attention to detail is incredible. The thread painting uses a variety of Sulky threads. If you haven’t tried thread painting yet, this is a great one to try because you are basically coloring with thread the way you would color in a coloring book. Just follow the lines and colors of the fabric and go!…

  • Some Inspiration!

    Sulky Certified Teacher and Quilt Artist Chris Eichner recently sent me these great pictures of a maple leaf that she thread painted. I was already impressed and then I asked her about how she made these two leaves. She answered, “Those aren’t two separate leaves, that is the front and back on one leaf that I thread painted onto an already quilted wall hanging.” How cool! She said she used Sulky Solvy® as her template. She drew the design onto the Solvy with a pen (I recommend using a FriXion pen), then she stuck the Solvy to the front of the quilted wall hanging with Sulky KK 2000 Temporary Spray Adhesive.…