• Quiltcon 2024 - Morgan Street Food Hall

    Quiltcon 2024 Things to Do and See

    Quiltcon 2024 To-Dos Sulky is headed to Quiltcon 2024 in Raleigh, NC! From February 22-25, we’ll be there to take in all the Quilt shows, education and vendors! We’ve compiled a list of things to do and see if you plan to join us there. Be sure to stop by the Sulky booth and say hello! We’d love to connect with you! COFFEE TALK Lace up your walking shoes and grab a cup of coffee. Craft coffee is a Raleigh specialty, with over 14 shops in downtown alone. LOCAL LIFE Raleigh is a unique blend of historic sites and creative spaces, from museums to nightlife, enjoy your time outside of…

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    Pieced Tulip Wall Hanging to Welcome Spring

    Pieced Tulip Wall Hanging Designed by Cherry Guidry Stitch a pretty wall hanging to welcome spring with the promise of blooming buds. The pieced background helps anchor the embroidered sign, accented with scalloped-edge Felty for texture and embellishment. PIECED TULIP WALL HANGING SUPPLIES Pieced Tulip Wall Hanging Pattern (it’s free!) Welcome Spring or Remember to Smile Machine Embroidery Design Sulky Thread 40 wt. Rayon:  942-1171, 942-1249, 942-1307, 942-1101, 942-0569, 942-1124, 942-1025 60 wt. Bobbin: 882-0010 Sulky PolyLite™: 972-1001 Sulky Soft ’n Sheer™ Stabilizer Organ Needles: size 70/10 Quilting (piecing) size 75/11 Embroidery Fabric & Misc. Sulky Felty (Aqua) Quilting cottons, according to fabric cutting guide Sulky Embroidery Tape Sulky KK…

  • Puffy Heart Sweatshirt

    Puffy Heart Applique Sweatshirt

    Puffy Heart Applique Try the Puffy heart Applique technique on a sweatshirt (as shown), tote bag or zip pouch. This applique technique is so quick and easy, and you’ll achieve great results especially on curved edges. PUFFY HEART SWEATSHIRT SUPPLIES Purchased sweatshirt Puffy Heart Appliqué Template Removable fabric marker or chalk Sulky Fabri-Solvy™ Stabilizer 50 wt. Cotton Thread Organ® size 70/10 Universal Needles Quilting cotton print fabric (amount determined by number of hearts desired) Fiberfill Sewing pins Sulky Multipurpose Turning Tool Pinking shears (optional) PUFFY HEART APPLIQUE Print the Puffy Heart Applique template and cut out at least one heart. Three hearts are included if you want to streamline your…

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    Freestanding Lace Zipper Pulls from Earring Designs

    Freestanding Lace Zipper Pulls Freestanding lace zipper pulls are a fun finishing touch to add to a bag or pouch, especially when gifting it to a special someone. Plus, zipper pulls are easy to create using fun earring designs, like the featured pair from Designs by Babymoon. Find these, and eight more, styles of freestanding lace heart earrings files in our Freestanding Lace Earrings Kit. And watch how they come together as earrings in our Love-ly Earrings Webcast, with Sheila Ryan, the mastermind behind Designs by Babymoon. ZIPPER PULL SUPPLIES FSL Earrings Designs (featured are from our Freestanding Lace Earrings Kit) Sulky Fabri-Solvy™ Stabilizer Sulky Poly Deco™ Thread (featured design…

  • Embroidery Resources

    5 Embroidery Resources to Spark Creativity

    Embroidery Resources for your Stitching Journey February is National Embroidery Month, so we’re bringing you five embroidery resources, recommended by Sulky staff, to spark inspiration. With a mix of hand embroidery and machine embroidery, you’re sure to find a project, product and event that speaks to your embroidery love! STOCK YOUR EMBROIDERY SPACE ENTER TO WIN OUR NATIONAL EMBROIDERY MONTH GIVEAWAY! Entry opens Feb 1, 2024 and closes Feb 29, 2024. YOU COULD WIN 40 Wt. Rayon Embroidery Thread Starter Collection & Stabilizer Starter Kit – valued at $327.29! There’s no better way to start your machine embroidery journey than with the highest quality products at hand. Machine Embroidery Basics & Beyond…

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    Stitched Card with Embroidery and Decorative Stitching

    Stitched Card for Valentine’s Day Add machine embroidery to a stitched card along with decorative stitches for a personalized Valentine for a sweet friend. STITCHED CARD SUPPLIES Sulky Felty™ Organ® size 75/11 Embroidery Needle Conver”sew”tion Heart Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 20 designs & 10 Rayon Thread spools) 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ fabric rectangle Sulky Tear-Easy™ Stabilizer 60 wt. Bobbin Thread 5×7 Card & Envelope (or 5″ x 10″ piece of cardstock folded in half) KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Magnetic Hoop (optional) MACHINE EMBROIDERY Load the chosen design into the machine. The featured “QT Quilter” design is from our Conver”sew”tion Heart Machine Embroidery Collection. Wind a bobbin with 60…

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  • 3D Spring Wall Hanging Session (1)

    Designs by Juju 3D Wall Hanging Session

    3D Wall Hanging from Designs by Juju – Watch & Learn! Create a new, exclusive 3D Wall Hanging with Designs by Juju! This on-demand Session activates February 13, 2024. Reserve your spot today! Welcome spring and renew, refresh and rejuvenate your home with a 3D Wall Hanging that includes a special sign you can customize and swap out for different designs, motifs and occasions. This project comes together in five hoopings to create the freestanding elements, which are all created in the hoop of your embroidery machine. The entire project is constructed with decorative buttons and ribbons, allowing you to swap, change or omit elements to create different looks. The featured 3D Spring Wall Hanging Design is FREE for…

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  • Valentine Mug Rug

    Valentine Mug Rug with Machine Embroidery

    Valentine Mug Rug A Valentine Mug Rug makes a great gift for “gal-entine’s” day, and also makes for cute décor during the month of February and beyond. Choose from one of our Cup of Tea Machine Embroidery designs, and grab a thread palette to have all the threads needed for this cute project. Valentine Mug Rug Supplies Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer™ Stabilizer Cup of Tea Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread and six machine embroidery designs in 3 sizes; featured design: Love You More) Sulky Thread 50 wt. Cotton Thread (construction) 30 wt. Cotton Blendables® (quilting) 60 wt. Bobbin Thread (embroidery) Organ® Needles size 90/14 Embroidery…

  • Winter Draft Stopper

    Free Draft Stopper Pattern for Designer Decor

    Free Draft Stopper Pattern designed by Chelsea Briner, Sew Simple Home Keep cold drafts away with a weighted draft stopper that sits against a door lower edge. Add snowflake appliqués for a wintery accent. And use a pretty velvet fabric for a high-end look. Finished dimensions: 5” x 30”, 10 ½” circumference DRAFT STOPPER SUPPLIES ½ yard of 44”-wide or 1/3 yard of 60”-wide velvet upholstery fabric Snowflake appliqué pattern Roll of Sulky Felty™ (white) 12” length of ½”-wide bias piping tape (to match velvet fabric) 1-yard pack of Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web Sulky Thread: 30 wt. Poly Sparkle™ Thread – White with Silver Sparkle 40 wt. Poly Deco™…

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  • Fuzzy Heart Pillow

    Fuzzy Heart Pillow with Reverse Applique Techniques

    Fuzzy Heart Pillow Create a textured, fuzzy heart pillow using reversed appliqué methods and sparkly thread. This fuzzy pillow is a great accent to your Valentine’s Day décor and makes a sweet addition to a kid’s room. Finished size: 15” square FUZZY HEART PILLOW SUPPLIES Sulky Thread 30 wt. Poly Sparkle™ 50 wt. Cotton Organ® Needles size 90/14 Top Stitch size 70/10 Universal (2) 15½” squares of main fabric (quilting cotton or cotton sateen) 15½” square of lining fabric, such as muslin 9” square of plush fabric, such as Luxe Cuddle™, minkee, faux fur or high-pile fleece 9” square of Sulky Solvy® Stabilizer Spray starch Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray…