Fashion

  • 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…

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  • Chateau Coat live stream rerun

    Chateau Coat Live Tutorial for Serger or Sewing Machine

    Chateau Coat Live Tutorial Create your own Chateau Coat, designed by The Sewing Workshop, on April 23, 2024 at 12pm ET. Ellen March will be LIVE to guide you through the pattern and answer questions, right on the Sulky Facebook Page! And on THIS DAY ONLY, April 23, 2024, you’ll get 40% OFF THE CHATEAU COAT KIT! THIS IS AN AMAZING DEAL! ABOUT THE CHATEAU COAT The Chateau Coat is a loose-fitting garment that is made of a no-fray fabric, so there is no need to add a lining or finish the seams, unless you want to! This garment is great for spring, when the temps fluctuate from cold to…

  • Embroidered Lounge Pants

    Embroidered Lounge Pants Sewing Session with Sulky

    Embroidered Lounge Pants Create & embroider a comfy, yet stylish, pair of lounge pants perfect for everyday wear, workout wear & sleepwear, too! This on-demand Session activates April 17, 2024. Reserve your spot today! In this extensive Session, you’ll learn how to create performance-weight embroidered lounge pants and retain the fabric stretch for a pucker-free fit. Side panel pockets are added as well as a comfortable gusset, making these your go-to pants for everyday wear. Throw them in your suitcase for a great travel-wear option! RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY! Pittsburgh Walking Pants Pattern by Amanda’s Bundles PDF & Sulky Celestial Zen Embroidery Designs (in 3 sizes) are included with Session purchase…

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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…

  • yarn embroidery on sweater

    Yarn Embroidery on Chunky Sweater

    Yarn Embroidery Yarn embroidery is the latest trend for chunky sweaters on children’s, kids’ and adult garments. Use Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch to transfer the name or phrase of your choice onto an open-weave sweater, and then stitch through all layers using chunky yarn. The result is boutique-worthy, soft and stylish. YARN EMBROIDERY SUPPLIES Open-weave sweater (featured sweater is made of 100% polyester yarn with metallic thread accents) Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch™ Stabilizer Sheets Chunky yarn, such as chenille (approx 100g weight) Large-eye plastic yarn needle The supply list above contains affiliate links. Sulky may receive a commission if you make a purchase through these links. DESIGN CHOICE & TRANSFER…

  • 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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  • off shoulder top tutorial

    Craft a One Shoulder Top for a Totally 80s Look

    One Shoulder Top We’re celebrating the 1980s with a one-shoulder top to wear for our New Year’s Eve Sew-Along with Sulky and Sallie Tomato. Get in the totally rad 80s spirit by crafting your own one-shoulder top, inspired by the movie Flashdance, and sport the look along with us! All you need is a T-shirt or sweatshirt in your size. Machine embroidery is optional. ONE SHOULDER TOP SUPPLIES T-shirt of choice (long or short-sleeved) Flexible tape measure Removable fabric marker or chalk OPTIONAL EMBORIDERY SUPPLIES Sulky Thread: 40 wt. Poly Deco™ & 60 wt. Bobbin Sulky Stabilizer:  Soft ‘n Sheer™ & Tender Touch™ KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Organ™ size…

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  • Fall Wearables with embroidery

    Fall Leaves Embroidery on Sweater

    Fall Leaves Embroidery for Fall Wearables Embroider a sweater knit or sweatshirt with pretty fall leaves as we head into autumn. Grab a pumpkin-spice latte and head to the embroidery machine! FALL LEAVES EMBROIDERED WEARABLE SUPPLIES Sweater knit top or sweatshirt Fall-themed embroidery design (such as Falling Autumn Leaves from Urban Threads) Sulky Poly Deco™ Threads (colors to coordinate with design) Sulky 60 wt. Bobbin Thread Organ® size 75/11 Embroidery Needle Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer™ Stabilizer Removable fabric marker or chalk Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Sulky Solvy® (optional; depending on fabric structure) Sulky Tender Touch™ (optional) FALL LEAVES PROJECT NOTES When choosing a design for an open-weave sweater…

  • Sewing Knits for summer

    Sewing Knits vs Woven Fabrics

    Sewing Knits vs Sewing Wovens Sewing knits is slightly more challenging than sewing woven fabrics. For one, knits have varying degrees of stretch. We need to tame the stretch to avoid wavy, and sometimes inaccurate, seams. As long as we aren’t stretching the fabric during sewing, knits can easily be tamed. The great thing is that you can use either a standard sewing machine or a serger when sewing knits. The latter allows for a nicer finish and helps tame the stretch factor, too. But a standard sewing machine also creates nice results. Typically, patterns designed for knit fabrics are not suitable for wovens and vice versa. However, there are…

  • festive apron for cinco de mayo

    Embroidered Apron for your Favorite Mixologist

    Embroidered Apron for Margarita Night An embroidered apron with colorful margarita motifs is just the ticket for Happy Hour mixology. Whether you’re mixing up the “virgin” variety or a full-strength cocktail, Taco Tuesday and/or Cinco de Mayo will be that much more festive with this colorful accessory. EMBROIDERED APRON SUPPLIES Apron blank (Or try your hand at making your own apron with our simple tutorial HERE.) Embroidery design (featured design is Margarita Clothesline by Embroidery Library, 6.85″ x 4.18″) Sulky Thread: Poly Deco™, Bobbin Sticky+™ Stabilizer Sticky+ Slitting Pen Curved Tip Squeezers Removable fabric marker Magnetic Hoop (optional) The above supply list contains affiliate links. We may receive a commission…