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  • Fuzzy Heart Pillow

    Fuzzy Heart Pillow with Reverse Applique Techniques

    Fuzzy Heart Pillow Create a textured, fuzzy heart pillow using reversed appliqué methods and sparkly thread. This fuzzy pillow is a great accent to your Valentine’s Day décor and makes a sweet addition to a kid’s room. Finished size: 15” square FUZZY HEART PILLOW SUPPLIES Sulky Thread 30 wt. Poly Sparkle™ 50 wt. Cotton Organ® Needles size 90/14 Top Stitch size 70/10 Universal (2) 15½” squares of main fabric (quilting cotton or cotton sateen) 15½” square of lining fabric, such as muslin 9” square of plush fabric, such as Luxe Cuddle™, minkee, faux fur or high-pile fleece 9” square of Sulky Solvy® Stabilizer Spray starch Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray…

  • Embroidered Rope Tray

    Embroidered Rope Tray for Fall

    Embroidered Rope Tray An embroidered rope tray makes a stunning centerpiece for your fall table. Place a scented candle in the center of the embroidered rope tray, or add a fall-themed floral arrangement and a few pumpkins, gourds and decorative grasses. No one will believe you made it yourself! HOW TO SEW A ROPE TRAY Create a rope tray using 7/32″ clothesline rope (and this Embroidery Session as your guide), or purchase a readymade rope tray. The featured rope tray was purchased at Target in the dollar bin section (for only $3). However, it was difficult to find and is now seemingly discontinued! The good news is that it’s pretty…

  • Christmas Gift Tags

    Christmas Gift Tags in the Hoop

    Christmas Gift Tags Free Webcast JOIN US November 7, 2023 at 2PM ET FOR THIS FREE CLASS WITH ELLEN MARCH! Join us live or on-demand and learn how to create festive cork Gift Tags in the hoop of your embroidery machine! Reserve your spot now! And, make sure to grab a kit to have on hand for the event! The all-new ITH Christmas Gift Tags designs come in two sizes for loads of gifting and displaying options. Add them to gift bags; hang them as ornaments; display them as place cards; and more! Each tag has a pocket in the back. The large size fits a standard gift card, and…

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  • embroidered mini pillow with USA embroidery

    USA Embroidery

    USA Embroidery USA Embroidery is the perfect embellishment for a variety of projects. Add USA embroidery to a small shelf pillow, complete with a pocket on the back for storing things like the TV remote for easy access, playing cards for outdoor entertainment or a note for a fallen soldier. Or create wall art to hang up for Memorial Day and July Fourth. Either way, add pom-pom fringe and specialty baubles for fun and whimsy. USA EMBROIDERY SUPPLIES Sulky Tear-Easy™ Stabilizer Sulky Stick ’n Stitch™ Stabilizer https://sulky.com/stick-n-stitch-8-12-x-11-printable-sheets Frame machine embroidery design, no larger than 6” x 6” (Such as Sulky’s Uncle Sam Frame design) https://sulky.com/uncle-sam-frame-machine-embroidery-design Sulky Rayon Thread (purchase the…

  • Sew a Basic Apron

    Basic Apron to Sew – No Pattern Needed

    Basic Apron to Sew for anyone on your gift list Sew a basic apron by creating your own pattern right onto the fabric. Then, add machine embroidery to the center front to make a statement, show your favorite animal or sports team or celebrate a favorite holiday. This basic apron is easily completed in 30 minutes or less, save for the machine embroidery time, which depends on the complexity of the design you choose. Make the apron your own and add fun trim to the lower edge, contrasting and/or adjustable straps or a patch pocket. BASIC APRON SUPPLIES 5/8  yard of mediumweight fabric, such as lightweight canvas, twill or interfaced…

  • Quilty Ornament Frames

    Quilted Ornament Frames for Holiday Gifting

    Quilted Ornament Frames by Heidi Pridemore   Create fun quilted ornament frames to hang on the tree, use as gift tags, or place at each plate on the table for a holiday feast. These ornaments feature vinyl pockets to hold photos and appliquéd holiday motifs embellished with sparkly metallic threads. The ornaments measure 5″ diameter. QUILTED ORNAMENT SUPPLIES FABRIC REQUIREMENTS A:  1/4 Yard of Blue Snowflakes or Cream Confetti B:  6” square of White C:  6” square of Bright Blue D:  6” square of Yellow E:  6” square of Hot Pink F:  6” square of Green G: 6” square of Purple ADDITIONAL ORNAMENT MATERIALS Sulky Perfect Appliqué™ Fusible Web Assorted…

  • Holiday Mug Rug in the Hoop with Becky Thompson

    Holiday Mug Rug – FREE Webcast! Learn how to create perfect appliqués while making the Designs by Juju Have a Cup of Cheer Mug Rug completely in the hoop of your embroidery machine. REGISTER NOW> Becky Thompson will take you through the project step-by-step. Becky gave up her day-job and retired after 37 years of federal service in 2020 to follow her passion to share her love of quilting and machine embroidery with her viewers on her YouTube channel, Power Tools With Thread. You’ll love her enthusiastic teaching style and contagious energy. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN During this webcast, you’ll learn how to import an appliqué design into a cutting machine…

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  • stitch a quick superhero cape

    Quick Cape Costume for Halloween

    Quick Cape Costume your super simple solution to dressing up this Halloween (or every day you need some superhero energy)! CAPE COSTUME DETAILS This cape is sized for an adult, but easily adaptable for a kid’s costume. Draft a quick pattern, and then sew. Include a superhero-inspired motif, monogram or appliquéd letter to the cape back for fun personalization. No cutting machine is needed for this glittery motif, but if you have one – now’s your chance to use it! It’s easier to use the vinyl shimmer sheet than a fabric appliqué, especially if working with a fabric that can’t tolerate the heat needed for fusible web. Plus, the sticker…

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  • 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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  • Uncle Sam Table Runner

    Uncle Sam Table Runner for the Fourth

    Uncle Sam Table Runner Decorate to celebrate with this Uncle Sam Table Runner, featuring our Uncle Sam: Hat machine embroidery design. Rickrack is a fun addition that adds whimsy and embellishment, tying in the yellow Rayon and gold Poly Sparkle™ Threads featured in the design. Featured table runner measures approximately 12″ x 32″. UNCLE SAM TABLE RUNNER SUPPLIES Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Palette (includes four Poly Sparkle & seven Rayon snap spools, plus the Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Collection, which includes six designs in three sizes) 60 wt. Bobbin Thread Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer™ Stabilizer KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread (construction & quilting) Organ® Needles:…