• Denim Embellishments FIVE Ways

    5 Denim Embellishments to Sew & Embroider Personalizing denim, whether it’s jeans, jackets, vests or bags, is a great way to dress up a staple in your closet and make it special. From machine embroidery to topstitching and more, we’ll explore five denim embellishments that are easily completed in no time. Denim Embellishment #1: Machine Embroidery Machine embroidery is a super popular denim embellishment because the design options are truly endless. Designer Katrina Walker tells us how she embroiders her jeans, by taking apart the inner seam and embroidering a large-scale design along the leg. from Katrina: The featured designs were created and digitized by me for my Embroidering Denim…

  • 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…

  • Why Blendables are the Bomb for Quilting

    “You will love the intriguing results you get with Sulky 30 Wt. Cotton Blendables Thread.” I remember being in a quilting class when I heard this statement. Honestly, my interest was peaked because of the word ‘intriguing’. I would never have described my quilting that way, but gosh, I sure wanted my quilting to be intriguing! So, I got some Sulky 30 Wt. Cotton Blendables Thread and tried them out. Before I tell you my thoughts on them, let me tell you a bit about the thread itself. Blendables are different from other variegated threads for several reasons: They are a masterful blend of different colors within the same range of tone and intensity…

  • Back to School Sewing Series – How to Make a Pencil Pouch

    Hi, I’m Michelle from Serafina1973 and I’m joining up with Sulky® today to show you how to embellish and sew up a pencil pouch.  I am using my own Prism Pouch pattern, but any of the techniques and products demonstrated here can be used the same way on your own favorite pattern.  I’m so excited so let’s get to it, shall we? Supplies I used for this project: Cotton Fabric – a fat eighth of 2 fabrics required – I got mine from Desiree’s Designs! Sulky Poly Deco™ 40 Wt. 100% polyester thread in Neon Sulky 30 Wt. Blendables® in color #4052 Lime Batik Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch™ Stabilizer Sulky…