Mother's Day

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    Linen Apron with Embroidery for Mother’s Day Gifting

    Linen Apron with Machine Embroidery A linen apron makes a great gift for Mother’s Day, Grandparent’s Day or any day of the year. Aprons are almost always one-size-fits-all, so they’re easy to gift to anyone of any size. However, the featured free apron pattern by Hey June Handmade is a multi-size apron that requires a couple of measurements to ensure a good fit. Choose a linen fabric for this to elevate the gift and make it super comfy to wear. A medium- to heavyweight linen fabric is best to support the embroidery stitching and last through multiple washings and wearings. Linen is typically a rather open-weave fabric, so the right…

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    Quilted Coasters – Scrap Buster Project

    Quilted Coasters Make Great Quick Gifts Quilted coasters are great scrap-buster projects. If you have leftover quilt blocks from a larger project, those are easily transformed into coasters, too. Stitch a set of four to gift for Mother’s Day or any holiday. These finished coasters measure 4 1/2″ square. QUILTED COASTER SUPPLIES Supplies listed are enough to make one coaster. Matching 50 wt. Cotton Thread (piecing) (Featured colors from the Plums & Purples Thread Palette) Coordinating 30 wt. Cotton Blendables® Thread (quilting) Organ® Needles: size 70/10 Universal & 90/14 Quilting Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive 3 coordinating fabric prints (each measuring approximately 1″ x 10″) 4 3/8″ square of…

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    Shelf Pillow for Mom to Celebrate Mother’s Day

    Shelf Pillow How-Tos celebrate Mom with reverse appliqué & pretty piecing! Celebrate a special mom by gifting her a small shelf pillow, a perfect addition to her spring décor. Swap the “name” to create pillows for anyone in need of a quick gift. The reverse appliqué technique is fun and easy, especially when working with a no-fray fabric, such as Sulky Felty™. SHELF PILLOW SUPPLIES Shelf Pillow Pattern Thread Sulky Cotton + Steel 50 wt. Cotton Thread Organ® Needles 80/12 Top Stitch Fabrics 6” x 9” felt rectangle (such as Sulky Felty™) 4” x 81/2” floral quilting cotton fabric  (8) 21/2” fabric squares 8” x 81/2” backing fabric 9” length…

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  • Bloom Free Pattern – Hand Embroidered Mini Quilt

    Bloom (free pattern) into Spring a hand embroidered Mini Quilt designed by Aimee Davis of Daisyeyes Handmade This Bloom free pattern combines hand appliqué, hand embroidery and basic quilting techniques to create a mini quilt perfect for your spring wall décor. Download the pattern for hand embroidery and appliqué for free! Or, if desired, purchase the machine embroidery design and create your appliqué in the hoop. (Note: The design colors shown below were altered from the machine embroidery color sequence chart to match the chosen fabrics.) Bloom Free Pattern Requirements Hand Embroidery Supplies  Embroidery hoop (10″ or larger is best)  Hand embroidery needle  Small scissors  Water-soluble pen  Sulky Stick ‘n…

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    Cup of Tea Catchall – Free Pattern & New Design Collection Debut

    Cup of Tea Catchall Package gift items neatly in a personalized felt box. Add fun machine embroidery to the inside of the box that complements the gift and/or the recipient’s interests. The featured Best-Teas Forever design is from the Cup of Tea Machine Embroidery Collection, available individually; as part of the collection of 6 designs in 3 sizes; or packaged with the Cup of Tea Thread Palette, which includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread. CUP OF TEA CATCHALL PATTERN DETAILS The Cup of Tea Catchall Pattern is a digital pattern, delivered to your sulky.com account. Add it to your cart and go through the checkout process (it will say…

  • Mother's Day Table Runner

    Mother’s Day Table Runner to Embroider, Sew & Quilt

    Mother’s Day Table Runner by Ellen March Create a floral embroidered table runner that’s perfect for a Mother’s Day brunch or spring baby shower. Choose a collection of spring colors for each fabric paired with shiny Sulky Rayon Thread for an impactful, pretty piece. Customize the Mother’s Day Table Runner by adding more blocks to make it as long as you wish. Or create a larger quilt or wall hanging using the same methods. SUPPLIES Sulky 40 wt. Rayon Thread (colors as determined by chosen embroidery design) Sulky 60 wt. Bobbin Thread Organ® Needles: 75/11 Embroidery & 70/10 Microtex Sulky Sticky+™ Stabilizer Sticky+ Slitting Pen (optional) KK 2000™ Temporary Spray…

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    Makeup Brush Roll – Quick Mother’s Day Gift

    MAKEUP BRUSH ROLL Quick Mother’s Day Gift Dive into your stash and grab a fat quarter of cute fabric to make this makeup brush roll. This gift makes a great Mother’s Day present that fits not only makeup brushes, but also pencils, paint brushes, sewing notions and more. Fill it with trinkets to add to the gift, or leave it as-is and let the recipient decide what to tote inside. The addition of vinyl is completely optional, but protects the inside of the roll from makeup or art-supply debris, making it easily washable with a damp cloth. Alternatively, use laminated cotton for the interior and exterior. However, if using quilting…

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    Embroidered Umbrellas with Sulky Stitch ‘n Seal™

    Embroidered Umbrellas for Moms, Dads & Grads Yes, you can create embroidered umbrellas! Chelsea Briner of Sew Simple Home created this tutorial for Sulky using Poly Deco™ thread (to withstand sun exposure and outdoor elements) and Sticky Fabri-Solvy™ stabilizer. Also included in Sulky Stitch ‘n Seal™, which keeps waterproofed items waterproofed after stitching! The stabilizer seals any needle holes produced by embellishment to ensure a water-tight hold. SUPPLIES NEEDED Look for an umbrella that has two layers of material that you can separate for embroidery. This allows you to embroider through only the outer layer, remove the Sticky Fabri-Solvy stabilizer, and then apply Sulky Stitch ‘n Seal to maintain the…

  • Embroidered Apron, Free Design & Free Pattern

    Embroidered apron patterns are fun and functional, plus they remind us of our moms, grandmas and other influential women in our lives (I’m sure aprons remind some people of certain men in their lives, too). On the week before Mother’s Day, we invite you to make a new embroidered apron pattern using fun fabrics and a cute spring-inspired embroidery, courtesy of Chelsea Briner of Sew Simple Home. We hope it gives you the warm fuzzies! This embroidered apron pattern is a great gardening apron, as it gathers up to hold your fruits and veggies as you pick them! Fun and functional at its best. About Chelsea Chelsea Briner is a…

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    Quick Gift for Moms, Mimis & Grandmas for Kids to Make

    Teach Kids to Sew with a Quick Gift for Mom! We can’t get enough quick gift ideas for Mother’s Day. Moms deserve this special day so much after all they do each and every day! Earlier this month we posted five great gift ideas, including projects and no-sew gifties, but we wanted to provide something that the kids could make themselves. Our good friend Stephanie of Swoodson Says has some wonderful project ideas that make great quick gift for moms, mimis, grandmas, aunties and best friends. Here is one to get your creative juices flowing. Hand Embroidered Quick Gift Not only does this make a great quick gift, but this…

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