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  • 3 scissor cases for your favorite shears

    Scissor Storage for Your Best Shears

    Scissor Storage Your best shears deserve the royal treatment! Make scissor cases to house your favorite sharp tools and keep them away from sticky fingers! For National Sewing Month, we want to treat our best tools with tender loving care, so here are three in-the-hoop scissor cases to create, with kits to make things easy. SCISSOR STORAGE #1 The Candy Corn Clutch, from Sookie Sews for Sulky, is the perfect shape to hold a pair of large scissors. The largest size measures about 5 3/4″ x 9 1/4″, so easily holds a pair of scissors slightly smaller than that. Grab a Candy Corn Clutch Kit to create yours out of…

  • Teacher Tote Gift

    Teacher Tote – a Great Back-to-School Gift

    Teacher Tote Create a Teacher Tote for a back-to-school gift, using a tote bag blank. Or create a quick tote bag using two fabric squares and self-made handles. This tote isn’t lined, so it couldn’t be easier to embroider and construct! Alternatively, create this “Teacher” Tote for a student and replace the embroidery design with one of your choosing that’s more appropriate for the recipient. TEACHER TOTE SUPPLIES Tote Blank (or create your own tote!) Sulky Sticky+™ Stabilizer Sticky+ Slitting Pen Sulky Thread: Poly Deco™ (colors according to chosen embroidery design) & 60 wt. Bobbin Large-scale embroidery design (Featured design is Teaching is my Thing in the 6×10 hoop size…

  • make a bike bag for a patriotic parade

    Bike Bucket Bag for a Patriotic Parade

    Bike Bucket Bag A bike bucket bag is a great accessory if you’re headed to a patriotic bike parade to celebrate July 4. Start with the free Bike Bucket pattern by Noodlehead and add a machine embroidery motif! Try our Ride with Pride design. Further customize the bike bucket bag with a name, monogram or fun saying and make one for everyone in the family. BIKE BUCKET BAG SUPPLIES Bike Bucket Pattern Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer Extra™ Stabilizer Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 7 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread, 4 spools of Sulky Poly Sparkle™ Thread and 6 patriotic-themed designs in 3 sizes) Sulky Thread: Poly Deco™ (construction) &…

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  • drawstring bag

    Nylon Drawstring Bag with Machine Embroidery

    Nylon Drawstring Bag how to sew the perfect summer accessory Create a simple drawstring bag with a few designer details and personalize it with machine embroidery. This is the go-to summer accessory to fit swimwear, flipflops and sunnies for a day at the beach. DRAWSTRING BAG SUPPLIES Sulky Stabilizer: Soft ’n Sheer™ KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Hello Summer Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread & 6 machine embroidery designs in 3 sizes) Sulky Thread: Poly Deco™ Thread (construction) & Bobbin (machine embroidery) Organ® Needles: size 70/10 Microtex or 75/11 Embroidery ½ yard of 60”-wide ripstop nylon fabric 2¼” x 9” rectangle of heavy-duty vinyl or…

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  • roller skate charm

    Roller Skate Charm In the Hoop

    Roller Skate Charm A roller skate charm is a cute addition to any summery bag or backpack. Whether you are a roller skater or know a roller skater, you’ll love a retro roller skate charm that acts as a decorative bag accent, key ring or luggage tag. A roller skate charm is nostalgic and fun, plus it makes a great quick gift. There are lots of roller skate charm in-the-hoop designs to choose from, available from different sellers online. Do a quick search and browse the offerings to locate one that’s perfect for your bag pattern, premade or homemade tassel, or gift recipient. For even more fun, add a tassel…

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  • waxed canvas daypack

    Explore More Daypack with Waxed Canvas & Machine Embroidery

    Explore More Daypack Create a waxed canvas daypack with a zippered front pocket that’s water-resistant and durable. This bag is great for a day on the boat, at the beach or taking a hike. Waxed canvas has a few challenges to overcome when sewing, but nothing that isn’t fixed with the right thread, needles and notions. Plus, it’s easily embellished with machine embroidery, adding fun personalization and a pop of color to the project. DAYPACK SUPPLIES Sulky Explore More Daypack Pattern 60”-wide waxed canvas (outer fabric; amount according to pattern guidesheet) 54”-wide laminated cotton or oilcloth (lining; amount according to pattern guidesheet) 44”-wide sew-in fleece interlining (amount according to pattern…

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  • Easter basket blanks

    Easter Basket Blanks to Personalize with Machine Embroidery

    Easter Basket Blanks Personalize an Easter Basket Blank with machine embroidery to add a special handmade touch. The basket is sure to be a treasured keepsake in any child’s life for years to come. ABOUT THE EASTER BASKET BLANKS These baskets are made from a sweet seersucker fabric and lined with a sturdy polyester to withstand lots of use. The polyester lining wipes clean with a damp rag. The handles are made of canvas and may need a good pressing after unpacking and embroidery. Fill the Easter basket blanks with loads of candy-filled eggs and gifts to surprise the littles. The baskets come in pink, blue and green. (Note: purple…

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  • Casey Videocast Information

    Casey Duffle Videocast & Chance to WIN!

    Casey Duffle Videocast & Chance to WIN Join us to make the Casey Duffle, designed by Sallie Tomato on Feb 8, 2022 at 2pm ET. The Casey Duffle, designed by Sallie Tomato, is a large carryall bag featuring high-end bag finishes, including faux leather handles and base, faux-metal zipper and embellished pockets. With foam interlining for structure and two handle options, this carryall doubles as a travel duffle and is durable enough to withstand heavy use. With purchase of the event, you’ll receive the Floral Foraging embroidery collection by Sulky, valued at $25.94! Plus, there are FOUR DOOR PRIZES to win during the videocast – all registrants are eligible to win, whether you watch…

  • smart packing sewing tips

    Smart Packing – Sewing Projects that Make it Easier

    Smart Packing Ideas Smart packing is more and more necessary as airlines charge heftier fees for luggage and car space is increasingly limited. Thankfully, we can use our sewing talents to whip up some pouches, totes and bags that help us stay organized and pack like a pro. Whether you’re actually going on a trip (coming to Europe with us, anyone?) or simply trying to tidy up your storage space or sewing room, these smart packing tips and projects are for YOU! PACKING SOLUTIONS FOR SMALL ITEMS Zippered pouches are the obvious choice for corralling small items, such as toiletries, makeup and the like. But clear zippered pockets are game…

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  • 2021 Sew Along for NYE

    2021 Sew Along for New Year’s Eve with Sulky & Sallie Tomato

    2021 Sew Along for NYE & Celebrate the New Year with Aurora a new slouch bag style from Sallie Tomato! We’re joining together with Sallie Tomato again this year to bring you the event of the year! Count down to the New Year with Jessica Barrera and Ellen March, as they walk you through the NEW Aurora bag, complete with fun sewing-themed patches. Sign up before 11/15/21 to get $4 off your registration fee! 2021 NEW YEAR’S EVE DETAILS Last year, we worked through the Zelda bag in our first-ever New Year’s Eve Sew-Along. (That event is now available on-demand to watch at any time & you get the pattern…

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