• Freestanding Lace Christmas Village

    Freestanding Lace Christmas Village with Sulky Fabri-Solvy

    Create a Freestanding Lace Christmas! This freestanding lace Christmas Village is a labor of love. It takes quite a bit of time to stitch out each element and assemble together, but the results are worth it. Stitched in all white Sulky 40 wt. Rayon thread, this village is a great way to decorate for the holidays. Christmas Village Details Start now and vow to complete a new element twice a month leading to Christmas. The work is manageable in chunks as you have time at the machine. This is what “Christmas in July” is all about – starting now on projects to complete by the big day! Jennifer Tryon created…

  • 10 Water-Soluble Stabilizer FAQs with Patti Lee

    10 Water-Soluble Stabilizer Questions Answered Patti Lee, VP of Consumer Relations at Sulky of America, answers your questions all day, every day. She’s a true expert on Sulky products, so we asked Patti to share the 10 most common questions she receives about Sulky water-soluble stabilizers, including Solvy®, Super Solvy™, Ultra Solvy™ and Fabri-Solvy™. Here are the top 10 water-soluble stabilizer questions answered. Q: Why should I use a water-soluble stabilizer and where? A: Use it anywhere that dissolving the stabilizer would be preferable to tearing, cutting or heating it away. They are widely used in the following techniques: Quilting, computerized embroidery, lace work, buttonholes, thread sketching, as a time-saving…

  • Embroidery on Jeans

    Embroidery on Jeans – Applique Method

    Floral Embroidery on Jeans by Zandra Shaw Have you always wanted the look of designer jeans with embroidery but are unsure where to start? Or maybe you’ve tried embroidering jeans, and after taking the jeans apart you never get them sewn back up again quite right. This applique method is the answer to beautiful embroidery on jeans without the hassle of having the take the jeans apart. FREESTANDING APPLIQUES Zandra Shaw of Embroider Shoppe teaches how to create freestanding appliques out of embroidery designs! This “patch” method is a great technique to apply to other ready-to-wear projects, too! Give the jeans a vintage-inspired look by using Sulky Filaine thread. This…