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    Patriotic Pinnacle Crafty Gemini Table Runner

    Learn how to create Vanessa Wilson’s (aka Crafty Gemini) Pinnacle Table Runner – Patriotic style in our free webinar. Vanessa’s past webinar showcasing her fun, colorful crafty gemini table runner was a huge hit – so much so that we decided to re-create that same project into a festive patriotic piece that can be used for Independence Day celebrations. Ellen March, Sulky’s Director of Content, even added some fun patriotic embroidery designs!   This is a super fun, easy-to-make project that you can use year after year. Join us live or on-demand The live date is May 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT, but you can watch it any time…

  • Visible Mending Webinar

    Visible Mending Free Webinar with Jenny Wilding Cardon   Welcome to the world of visible mending – where holes, rips, tears, and even stains provide opportunities for one-of-a-kind creativity.  In this free, 1-hour webinar, Jenny Wilding Cardon will demonstrate step-by-step how to mend and repair damaged or worn clothing.   April 9, 2019 2:00 pm EDT Can’t make it? You can still sign up and watch it on-demand following the initial broadcast!   What you’ll learn: The concept of Visible Mending Two easy hand-sewing techniques to mend clothing, linens, and other fabric items Boro stitching, a traditional Japanese mending technique A fun technique for turning unsightly holes into cool conversation…

  • Wild-Motion Quilting

    Wild-Motion Quilting Free Webinar With MJ Kinman – Textile Artist Learn the step-by-step process of wild-motion quilting with MJ Kinman, Nationally Know Artist, Quilting, and Designer in our Free Webinar. Wild-Motion quilting is a technique that MJ has perfected and features on her award-winning gem-stone quilts. In this free, 1-hour webcast you will learn the concepts behind Wild-Motion Quilting, while MJ teaches you step-by-step her entire process. Plus, you’ll learn how to apply these concepts to any quilt, including MJ’s amazing gem-stone quilts.   March 12, 2019 2:00 pm EDT Can’t make it? You can still sign up and watch it on-demand following the initial broadcast! What you’ll learn: The…

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    Learn How to Make an In-the-Hoop Scissor Case

    In-the-Hoop Scissor Case Join Sulky and Allison Nash of Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery for a FREE 1-hour webcast teaching you how to create an In-the-Hoop Scissor Case. This in-the-hoop embroidered scissor zipper case is the perfect size to keep any pair of scissors safe and sound in your sewing room. The design comes in two sizes and only requires one hooping. The case is lined with no raw seams and a thick tip to prevent the scissors from cutting through the bottom of the case. It is a quick, easy project to make – and the perfect gift! Join Us Live: Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Time: 9:00 pm EST…

  • Featured Artist: Stephanie Kendron of Modern Sewciety

    Featured Artist: Stephanie Kendron of Modern Sewciety Podcast Learn about Stephanie Kendron and how she uses Sulky products to make her projects shine. We’re thrilled to introduce our newest Featured Artist, Stephanie Kendron. Stephanie is a fantastic sewist and the host of the Modern Sewciety podcast. If you haven’t given her podcast a listen, you REALLY should! She chats with creatives in the sewing industry, getting all the latest trends, tips, and information to inspire sewists from beginners to experts. Stephanie has been featured in magazines such as Love Patchwork & Quilting, Sew News, Modern Quilts, and Sewing World, to name a few. We had HER sit in the guest…

  • Holiday Mini Hoop Ornaments – FREE Hand Embroidery Patterns and PDF

    Aimee Davis of daisyeyes handmade created these adorably festive Holiday Mini Hoop Ornaments and honestly, we’re obsessed with them! The best part? The pattern is designed for all levels of embroiderers and is perfect for beginners, so even the little ones can join in! These would make a great addition to the Christmas tree or even to hang around the house.   Supply List Fat quarter of white cotton fabric Sulky® Stick ‘n Stitch™ Stabilizer + a printer (if desired for printing your patterns) Thread Heaven (suggested for using with sewing Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch) Embroidery needle Small embroidery scissors Mini wooden hoops (holes are 1″) Red/white cotton bakers twine for…

  • 2018 Houston Quilt Festival Winners

    The 2018 Houston Quilt Festival is underway and the winners of the quilt show were just announced! Drum roll, please…. Best of Show Sponsored by Handi Quilter Winner: Sherry Reynolds – “Eternal Beauty” Abstract, Large Sponsored by Elna First Place: Eunjoo An – “A Self-Portrait in an Ancient Bronze Mirror” Abstract, Small Sponsored by Benartex First Place: Shirley Gisi – “Cool Jazz” Alternative Techniques Sponsored by Madeira Thread First Place: Aki Sakai – “Small Happy Crazy Quilt” We’d like to give a special congratulations to one of our Sulky Designers, Karlee Porter, who won 3rd place in this category with her incredible quilt titled “The Royal Huntress”. The quilt took…

  • Sunflower Wallet – Make One in an Afternoon!

    Pam Damour, The Decorating Diva, will show us how to make this fantastic sunflower wallet. Made of Cuddle Suede, the wallet features a metal frame closure and an exclusive wrap around embroidery design that hasn’t been released yet. Co-author of the book Hold Everything: Purses, Totes and More, Pam will share her professional wallet construction techniques and inspire you to customize your wallets. After learning how to make the Sunflower Wallet, you will be able to make one in an afternoon! Learn: How to embroider on specialty fabrics with Sulky 12 wt. Cotton Thread How to Topstitch with Sulky Holoshimmer™ Metallic Thread Tips for using stabilizers for purposes other than machine…

  • DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Pillow

    Create your own Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Pillow! Halloween will be here before you know it! I don’t know about you, but we’ve already started decorating for the festivities and sewing spooky projects. Guest blogger Pamela Cox stitched up this amazing Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Pillow for us and you’ve got to check it out! It would make a fantastic addition to your Halloween decor that you can use year after year. Isn’t it great?! This pillow is available as a FREE Project on the Sulky website, equipped with free design downloads, free instructions, a supply list, and free tips and tricks. Check out these details! And it really glows! You can find the…

  • Beaver Pencil Case: Back to School Sewing Series

    Beaver Pencil Case Back to School Sewing Series The Beaver Pencil Case is the final project for our Back-to-School Sewing Series. Wendi Gratz of Shiny Happy World made this ADORABLE Beaver Pencil Case. We love how it turned out and hope you all enjoy making it! If you make any of the projects from our Back-to-School Sewing Series, be sure to share them on social media with #SewBetterWithSulky or #SulkyBackToSchoolSewingSeries. Beaver Pencil Case Supplies: one fat quarter of the main fabric scraps of lining fabric Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy Sulky Petites 12 wt. embroidery thread #8 embroidery needle tiny scrap of black felt 9″ zipper Read the full tutorial here. Tips for…