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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…

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    Comicpalooza Here We Come!

    Comicpalooza 2024 Cosplay sewists flock to Comicpalooza, and we are HERE for it! This year, Sulky will be at Comicpalooza and will share all the fun with YOU. Ellen March, Sulky Director of Content, will share her expertise in sewing difficult costume fabrics, using Sulky products to make the process easier, faster and MORE FUN. Read on to experience her fun freebie for all guests of Comicpalooza and try your hand at making a decorative patch that showcases your favorite superhero, villain or comic book character. About Comicpalooza 2024 Comicpalooza takes place during Memorial day weekend, May 24-26, 2024, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Avid collectors,…

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  • Treasured Threadz Faux Patchwork

    Treasured Threadz Faux Patchwork Free Webcast with Sulky

    Treasured Threadz Faux Patchwork Free Webcast LIVE with Amy Barickman Learn how to use quilt panel fabrics to create faux patchwork garments, accessories and more. Amy Barickman, of Treasured Threadz, shows you how to create an embellished denim jacket and add Amy’s Crossroads Sulky Threads for additional embellishment. Plus, she’ll share tons of inspiration for using fabric panels to create myriad projects you’re sure to love. REGISTER NOW! Live-streaming on April 9, 2024 at 2pm ET. The quilt-inspired jean jacket trend isn’t going away any time soon. And Amy’s fabric panels make it super simple get the look in a fraction of the time! Add a bit of handwork stitching to complement the style, or…

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    Sewing Supply Rollup Sew Along

    Sewing Supply Rollup featuring the “Sew Good” Fabric Line by Windham Fabrics This Sew Good Sewing Supply Rollup project features a foldover flap with magnetic closure; fabric ties with finished cord ends in an antique finish; and elastic-trimmed pockets to house your favorite sewing tools. It’s a great project to make in the spirit of National Sewing Month, to protect your most precious tools and keep them handy while you sew. Keep the Rollup nearby your sewing machine or cutting table. And easily take it on the go when traveling to classes or sewing retreats. It also makes a great organizer for makeup brushes, art supplies and more! The quilting…

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    Sewing & Quilting Guild Events for You

    Sewing & Quilting Guild Virtual Events Lounge & Learn with Us in 2023! NEW Interactive Workshops Exclusively for Guilds How fun would it be to attend a guild event with thousands of other guild members? Well, that possibility just got real! Guilds will join together to learn and laugh at Sulky’s Spectacular Virtual Lounge & Learn Guild Events. There will be workshops with instructions for exclusive fun projects with live chats during the events and an online community for members to ask questions. Each guild registers for the event and receives an exclusive code for its membership. All registrants are eligible for door prizes from Sulky and our exciting sponsors,…

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  • Next Level Serger Success

    Serger Sewing Session: Next Level Serger Success

    Serger Sewing Session with Katrina Walker Are you ready to take your serger education to the next level? Whether you joined us for our first Serger Sewing Session (Basics & Beyond) or are just now dipping your toe into the serger waters, this Session will allow you to explore your serger and get the most out of your investment. Katrina Walker includes valuable tips, tricks and instruction for using your serger – and using it more often! Next Level Serger Success In this Session (Next Level Serger Success), sewing star Katrina Walker will teach you intermediate serger techniques and take you through a table runner and BONUS coaster project that showcases those…

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  • 2022 New Year’s Eve Sew Along with Sallie Tomato

    New Year’s Eve Sew Along Dec 31, 2022 12pm-4pm ET The New Year’s Eve Sew Along is back! This year, Sulky and Sallie Tomato team up with Embroidery Library/Urban Threads to bring you more freebies and fun on New Year’s Eve! NEW YEAR’S EVE SEW ALONG DETAILS Ring in the New Year by making a brand-new Smith organizer clutch by Sallie Tomato with sewists from around the world. We’ll join each other virtually to learn new techniques, make a fabulous bag from start to finish, and celebrate the start of 2023 together! Once you pay the cover charge, you’ll have access to the Viewing Room, where you’ll watch the event on New…

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    Free-Motion Quilting FAQs with Eric Drexler

    Free-Motion Quilting FAQs Eric Drexler takes the fear out of free-motion quilting! Free-motion quilting may seem intimidating, but Sulky educator Eric Drexler makes it easy to attempt and even easier to enjoy with his “Fearless Free-Motion” Sulky courses. We asked Eric to answer the FAQs of FMQ (free-motion quilting) to inspire you to try it for yourself. Read on and kick off National Quilting Month with us. TAKE ME TO ERIC’S COURSES> THREAD FOR FREE-MOTION QUILTING Q: Do I have to use the same thread in the top and bobbin for FMQ? A: Not at all. You are “allowed” to use different types of thread in the needle and bobbin,…

  • Machine Embroidery FAQs with Patti Lee

      Machine Embroidery FAQs from Patti Lee & Sue Hausmann The machine embroidery topic is the consistent winner for most questions asked at Sulky. Patti Lee, Sulky VP of Consumer Relations, answers most of these FAQs, via and through our Ask the Expert portal at Patti compiled the FAQs from her years at the computer screen and on the phone, helping folks like you navigate Sulky products and projects. Read on to discover answers to questions you might have, too, and start off National Embroidery Month with lots of troubleshooting tips! STABILIZER What’s the Right Stabilizer to Use? The “right” stabilizer depends on the fabric and the quality…

  • Zippered Organizer FREE Webcast

    Zippered Organizer with Vinyl Pockets – FREE Webcast!

    How to Make a Zippered Organizer with Vinyl Pockets FREE Webcast with SewCanShe & Sulky! The Twice as Nice Zippered Organizer designed by SewCanShe is a roomy zippered organizer that holds makeup, toiletries, sewing supplies, knitting & crochet tools, and more. Learn how to make it, and add quilting, decorative stitching, machine embroidery or handwork to make one that’s unique to YOU. This project features transparent vinyl pockets to easily view the contents you store inside. Plus, it’s easily customizable with quilting, topstitching and optional machine embroidery. Easy enough for a beginner but fun enough for an expert, this is a great instant-gratification project you can complete in an afternoon’s…