• Quiltcon 2021 virtual event

    Quiltcon 2021 – Your Chance to Attend Virtually!

    Quiltcon 2021 We’re at Quiltcon this year and you’re invited! With just about everything going virtual this year, we’re happy to be part of Quiltcon 2021. If you’ve ever wondered what happens at Quiltcon in person, now it your chance to experience it in the comfort of your own home! Quiltcon Together happens from Feb 18-22, 2021 and you can join every day or choose the day that works with your schedule. ABOUT QUILTCON Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild, QuiltCon is the largest modern quilting show of its kind. Each year, thousands of attendees come to see over nearly 600 modern quilts on display, including 400 juried in from…

  • Tank Top with Hand Embroidery

    Tank Top Pattern with Embroidery Options

    Tank Top Pattern with hand embroidery embellishments A great Tank Top Pattern will become your go-to garment for spring and summer makes. The Pony Tank by Chalk and Notch is great for lots of figures and lends itself to lots of embellishment options, too. Try your “hand” at hand embroidery and add small touches to make this wardrobe staple something special. Tank Top Pattern Details The Pony Tank is a swing shaped knit tank top or dress with a curved hem. There are three views: a cropped tank, a tank top, and a tank dress.  Pattern Format: PDF Size Range: 0 – 30, with 2 bust cup options Fabric: KNIT Sewing Level: ADVANCED BEGINNER…

  • Sew Along Party for New Year’s Eve 2021

    Sew Along Party with Sulky & Sallie Tomato We’re ringing in the new year with Sallie Tomato, and you’re invited, too! Sew Along Party Details Join us December 31st at 8pm EST. This is a four-hour streaming sew along party that will take you all the way to midnight! We’ll work through a brand new Sallie Tomato bag pattern, Zelda, inspired by the Roaring Twenties theme. Each hour of the sew along party, we’ll give away a fantastic door prize, too! Not only will you end the evening with a finished project, but you have the chance to win the GRAND PRIZE at midnight, an Amber Air 400 S serger…

  • orange you glad placemats - free hand embroidery patterns

    FREE Hand Embroidery Pattern for Place Mats

    Free Hand Embroidery Pattern for Place Mats Orange You Glad it’s Summer? Bring some yellows and oranges into your summer décor with this free hand embroidery pattern for place mats. Along with the free hand embroidery pattern, you’ll also get great tips for straight-line quilting. Download the free project PDF today and get started! SUPPLIES For Embroidery: Get the free designs on our Free Projects page here Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch™ – 8 1/2’’ x 11’’ – Printable Sheets Hand embroidery needle Small embroidery scissors Sulky 12 Wt. Cotton Petites – 50 yd. Spools in these colors: Almost Black Sunset Orange Flame For the Place Mats: Download the full instructions…

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  • Sulky Born Free Embroiderd Baby Onesie

    Embroidered Baby Onesie with Patriotic Pride

      Hand Embroidered Baby Onesie for Memorial Day or July 4 Add a special patriotic phrase to a baby onesie for Memorial Day or July 4 festivities. Sulky 12 wt. Cotton Petites™ thread is the perfect substitute for embroidery floss, as it’s on a spool so doesn’t tangle like pesky floss can. Plus, one strand of Petites equals two strands of traditional embroidery floss, so there’s less thread to contend with as you embroider. If you’re new to hand embroidery or want a video tutorial for using the Cotton Petites and Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch, look to our Hand Embroidery for Kids video series. (Kids of any age, or kids…

  • teddy bears and rainbows

    Teddy Bears and Rainbows in Window Displays to “Sew” Our Love

    Teddy Bears & Rainbows in Window Displays All across the world people are displaying Teddy Bears and rainbows in windows to offer hope and encouragement to people walking by, especially children, during this pandemic. Children are going on “bear hunts” and counting rainbows as part of scavenger hunts during walks wearing their masks. “How many rainbows and Teddy Bears can you count” has become a game, welcomed as both an activity and a distraction from the current isolation we’re all feeling. It’s especially fun if you have to really “hunt” to find the Teddy Bears and rainbows in windows! Teddy Bears are placed on windowsills, in bushes and peeking out…

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  • spring cross-stitch pillow

    Cross-Stitch Pillow Project + New Video Series

    Counted Cross-Stitch Pillow by Chrissy Callahan or TurtleBunny Creations   Cross-stitch is making a comeback (or did it ever leave?)! We’re loving all the cross-stitch creations being made with Sulky 12 wt. Cotton Petites Thread. Yes, that’s right! You can use Sulky Cotton Petites (solids and Blendables®) for all handwork projects, including cross-stitch. One strand of this thread equals two strands of traditional embroidery floss. And, it comes on a snap spool, meaning you can pop the top of the spool up to store the thread end after it’s cut. No more messing around with tangled floss! After handwork, you can then use the thread on your machine, too. About…

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  • stitches of love webinar

    Stitches of Love “Love to Sew” Pillow – Free Webinar

    Stitches of Love Presents The “Love to Sew” Appliqué Pillow! The mother-daughter duo behind Stitches of Love has been a long-time fan of Sulky threads. So we decided to join forces for our March webinar to bring you their Love to Sew pillow, a project developed by Stitches of Love exclusively for Sulky! In this webinar, you’ll learn to LOVE appliqué. Plus, you’ll learn how to work with heavyweight thread to add texture, color, and detail to all the projects you embellish. LEARN WITH US Julie and Brittany will showcase their Love to Sew appliqué pillow to demonstrate the following techniques: Read appliqué patterns  Work with pre-fused appliqué pieces and an appliqué placement…

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  • Hand Embroidery for Kids

    Hand Embroidery for Kids – New Video Series, Episode 1

    Hand Embroidery for Kids: a New Sulky Video Series Episode 1: SUPPLIES Yes, hand embroidery for kids! In this video series, Laura Bray of Laura Bray designs takes us through the steps to teach children the wonderful art of hand embroidery. Hand embroidery is a gateway craft for kids, as it’s easy to learn and understand how stitches are formed, the supplies are inexpensive, and it’s fun to pick out thread and fabric colors (not to mention designs!) From Laura Hand Embroidery is a wonderful skill to teach your child. It’s a creative and quiet activity for both you and your child. I began teaching my daughter how to embroider…

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