• sweet serger scarf

    Serger Scarf with Frilly Edges

    Serger Scarf Create a quick-and-easy serger scarf using lightweight jersey fabric. Choose a decorative thread, such as Sulky 30 wt. Cotton Blendables™, for the rolled hem edges, as the thread is easily the star of this project. Poly Deco™, a 40 wt. thread typically used for machine embroidery, is also a great choice when a colorful sheen is desired. This project is an excerpt from the book Serger 101: a Field Guide, by Katrina Walker. Designs copyright @2020 by Katrina Walker from the book Serger 101 from C&T Publishing, Inc. *We may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase the book using the link posted above. LETTUCE LOVER SERGER SCARF…

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  • HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE

    Heart on Your Sleeve Sweatshirt

    Put Your Heart on Your Sleeve (Literally!) with Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web Whip up a Heart on Your Sleeve Sweatshirt in no time. This is a great Valentine’s Day or date-night garment, which is easily dressed up or down depending on your accessories and shoes. HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE SWEATSHIRT SUPPLIES Purchased sweatshirt 5″ x 10″ rectangle of medium- to heavyweight knit fabric Sulky Perfect Appliqué™ Fusible Web 12 wt. Cotton Blendables® Petites™ Thread Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Hand sewing needle HEART TEMPLATE Create a heart template for the sweatshirt using plain old paper or card stock. Fold a 5″ square in half and draw half of a…

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  • mini hoop place cards

    Mini Hoop Place Cards for the Holidays

    MINI HOOP PLACE CARDS with hand embroidery (or try machine embroidery!) Create personalized place cards for a dinner party or holiday soiree. The mini embroidery hoop used for embroidery remains intact to complete the adorable project. Further embellish the hoop using trims, ribbons, felt motifs or greenery and add a hanging loop to double as an ornament once the meal is complete! HAND EMBROIDERY SUPPLIES Materials listed are enough to create one place card. 3” Mini Embroidery Hoop 12 wt. Cotton Petites™ Blendables® Thread (featured color: Autumn) Sulky Iron-On Transfer Pen (color that matches fabric and/or chosen thread) or Sulky Stick ’n Stitch Stabilizer 5” square (or larger) of fabric…

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  • Zippered Organizer FREE Webcast

    Zippered Organizer with Vinyl Pockets – FREE Webcast!

    How to Make a Zippered Organizer with Vinyl Pockets FREE Webcast with SewCanShe & Sulky! The Twice as Nice Zippered Organizer designed by SewCanShe is a roomy zippered organizer that holds makeup, toiletries, sewing supplies, knitting & crochet tools, and more. Learn how to make it, and add quilting, decorative stitching, machine embroidery or handwork to make one that’s unique to YOU. This project features transparent vinyl pockets to easily view the contents you store inside. Plus, it’s easily customizable with quilting, topstitching and optional machine embroidery. Easy enough for a beginner but fun enough for an expert, this is a great instant-gratification project you can complete in an afternoon’s…

  • 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 Sew a Pencil Pouch

    Hi, I’m Michelle from Serafina1973 and I’m going to teach your how to sew a pencil pouch that’s embellished with cute hand embroidery. I am using my own Prism Pouch pattern but this one is similar, and any of the techniques and products demonstrated here can be used the same way on your own favorite pattern. PENCIL POUCH SUPPLIES 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 Fuse ‘n Stitch™ Stabilizer Fusible fleece Sharp needle Beeswax Zipper…