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    Sewing Machine Applique for Quilts, Wall Hangings, Pouches & More

    Sewing Machine Appliqué FREE Appliqué Template for Quilts & Quilty Projects Use a free Sewing Machine Appliqué template to create a fun project that celebrates your love of sewing. Today is national Sewing Machine Day, so it’s time to give your BFF some love and attention and make something! APPLIQUÉ TEMPLATE PARTICULARS Let me begin by saying that the project I ended up with here, the Hemingway Pouch, was not the project I originally began making with this sewing machine appliqué template. But the beautiful thing about this template is that it is useful for a variety of projects! So when I had to pivot (more on this below), there…

  • Sailboat Quilt Table Runner

    Sailing Quilt, Table Runner, Mug Rug and More – Free Pattern!

    Sailing Quilt by Susan Marth SuznQuilts.com Create a pieced Sailing Quilt table runner featuring fun fabrics for summer. Choose patriotic-themed fabrics for a nice addition to your July 4 décor. Or choose hues of blue, gray and white for a nautical theme. This pattern was designed and made by Susan Marth, of SuznQuilts.com. Susan is an accomplished quilter, patternmaker and loves using Sulky Cotton Threads in her creations. Her Tiny Tree Template Set is recommended for this project, to create the sails on the sailboat blocks. The acrylic templates allow for accurate cutting. Plus, you can use them to create all sorts of trees and tree-shaped designs for future makes!…

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    Comicpalooza – a Cosplayer’s Paradise!

    Comicpalooza – Cosplay Recap Curious about Comicpalooza? We were there to experience the cosplayers in action, take in the sights and sounds and enjoy the Houston heat! Read on for a recap of this exciting weekend of festivities! COMICPALOOZA – WHAT TO EXPECT If you’ve never been to a Comic Con of any sort, I’m sure you’re curious about what to expect. I sure was! Does everyone attend in costume? Or are there only a select few cosplayers out there who make their way around the “cosplay” circuit? Does everyone sew their own costumes? What types of vending can one expect at Comicpalooza? How many classes and what kinds do…

  • Embroider a Sunhat

    Embroider a Sunhat for Summer

    How to Embroider a Sunhat Embroider a sunhat for wearing on summer days, taking on vacation and gifting to a bride-to-be, bachelorette party, friend group. The hat brim is easily personalized with a name or phrase, such as “Miss to Mrs,” “Beach, Please,” or the featured “Vacay Vibes.” Read on to learn how to embroider a sunhat easily using Sulky Cotton Petites Thread and Stick ‘n Stitch Stabilizer. If you’re headed to Bali with us this October, make yourself an embroidered sunhat and bring it along! (DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING FOR THIS FABULOUS BALI SULKY TRIP IS QUICKLY APPROACHING! FIND OUT MORE HERE>.) SUNHAT SUPPLIES Wide-brim sunhat (like this, this or…

  • Business Card Keeper

    Business Card Keeper for Dad’s Day Gifting

    Business Card Keeper a Great Father’s Day Gift to Sew! Stitch a quick business card keeper for dad this year for Father’s Day. This handy project comes together quickly, and incorporates a handy D-ring connector. The featured pattern is for cork fabric, but you can use any no-fray fabric, such as printed vinyl or microsuede. Read on for tips for working with these other fabrics so you can make several to give to all the dads in your life! BUSINESS CARD KEEPER IN VINYL Cork Fabric Card Wallet Pattern (find this free at SewCanShe.com) Clear/printed vinyl (find this at SallieTomato.com) Sulky Invisible Thread (clear) Organ™ size 90/14 Jeans or Top…

  • How to Embroider Towels Session

    How to Embroider Towels with Videos + Designs

    Learn How to Embroider Towels with comprehensive videos + five different designs! HOW TO EMBROIDER TOWELS – SULKY SESSION Embroider all the towels with confidence! Learn how to embroider different towel types with extensive video tutorials, written instructions and downloadable designs that are perfect for gift giving, memorable dinner parties and kitchen and bath décor. REGISTER NOW>> You’ll learn the recommended thread, needle and stabilizer to use to embellish a variety of towels, from lightweight linen to plush velour, with tips for using different design types, such as appliqué, embossed and lace. This Session will help you embroider BATH TOWELS, BEACH TOWELS, LINEN TOWELS, WAFFLE WEAVE TOWELS, TEA TOWELS, GOLF TOWELS,…

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    Daypack Pattern in Faux Waxed Canvas

    Daypack Pattern Faux Waxed Canvas vs Waxed Canvas This Daypack pattern is a great carryall for every day, sports activities, hiking and more. With its magnetic bar closure and adjustable backpack straps, it’s easy to wear and plenty roomy, too. The interior is lined with laminated cotton fabric, making it a great bag to tote damp swim towels, pet items and athletic shoes. The recommended fabric for the exterior is heavyweight, such as canvas, waxed canvas, faux leather or cork. The featured daypack pattern is made from waxed canvas. Can you tell by the image above which bag is made from waxed canvas and which is made of faux waxed…

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    Fly a Kite Banner to Embroider & Sew

    Fly a Kite Banner Stitch a “Fly a Kite” banner to hang on your front door, pin to a message board or display on a garden flag stake. Add a fun machine embroidery design to celebrate the changing seasons and celebrate the beautiful days ahead! FLY A KITE BANNER SUPPLIES Sulky Hot Cocoa Wall Hanging Pattern (it’s free!) Fat quarter of fabric (front & back) or (2) 10″ x 16″ coordinating fabrics (front & back) Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread (construction) Hello Summer Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread and six summer-themed machine embroidery designs in 3 sizes; featured design: Hello Summer Kite) Sulky Stabilizers: Soft…

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  • In-the-hoop Eye Mask

    Spa Day Eye Mask In the Hoop

    Spa Day Eye Mask an in-the-hoop project from Sulky Create a luxurious spa day eye mask, made of Luxe Cuddle and Satin fabrics, to help calm your mind, body and spirit. This eye mask pattern is done entirely in the hoop of your embroidery machine. The spa day eye mask is adjustable for different head sizes, simply by shortening or lengthening the elastic. Choose a glittery elastic to add some glam and get to sleep in style. The Luxe Cuddle is a very plush fabric. By sandwiching it between two stabilizer layers, the nap is controlled so even super dense embroidery pops off the surface to add fun embellishment. If…

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  • Stars and Stripes Quilt

    Stars and Stripes Quilt Pattern

    Stars and Stripes – a Patriotic Quilt Pattern This Stars and Stripes patriotic quilt pattern is designed by Ashley Hough. The quilt features the ALL NEW American Beauty fabric stacker by Riley Blake, Sulky Patriotic Quilting Thread Sampler and 30 wt. Cotton Blendables Thread in color “America”. Grab the pattern for free during the month of May 2024 and use it for a variety of patriotic projects. STARS AND STRIPES QUILT PATTERN SUPPLIES Stars & Stripes Quilt Pattern (free for a limited time!) American Beauty Fabric Stacker – NEW! Background & backing fabric (featured: White Kona Cotton) Patriotic Quilting Thread Assortment 30 wt. Cotton Blendables® Thread Sulky Tender Touch Stabilizer…

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