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    Designs by Juju Notebook Embroidery Session

    Designs by Juju Notebook a NEW Embroidery Sewing Session with Sulky Designs by Juju founder, designer and digitizer, Julie Trieb, joins Sulky for another Embroidery Sewing Session! In the Notebook Embroidery Sewing Session, activating on September 13, 2022, embroidery expert Julie Trieb will teach you how to create beautiful custom notebook covers in the hoop of your embroidery machine. Register today to reserve your spot! You will learn how to assemble this project right in the embroidery hoop, how to personalize an appliqué on the notebook front, how to customize the quilting and designs, and much more! The Kit for this Session features Art Gallery Fabrics, shown above, and you…

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    Witch Wine Bottle Label with Patch Embroidery

    Witch Wine Bottle Label Create a fun label for any bottle to celebrate Halloween or general spookiness! This label features our Halloween Potions patch design, Witch Wine, but any of the patch designs in the Halloween Potions collections would be equally as charming. Grab the Twilly add-on pack to have tackle-twill fabric in the colors that coordinate with the design collection to create perfectly stitched patches that stand up alone or as appliqués. Finished size: 4” x 10¼” with ½” closure overlap WITCH WINE LABEL SUPPLIES Halloween Potions Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread & 6 designs in 3 sizes – use the 5×7 size or…

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    How to Embroider a Can Koozie Blank

    Embroider a Can Koozie Learn how to embroider a can koozie with this quick tutorial. A can koozie makes a great gift for Father’s Day, birthdays or any time of year. Find a fun design that fits the can koozie front or use software to resize a design to fit. CAN KOOZIE SUPPLIES Can Koozie Blank (SPOILER ALERT: find one in our 35th Anniversary Mystery Box! Available for purchase on 6/17/22!) Sulky Rayon or Poly Deco™ Thread (machine embroidery; colors according to chosen embroidery design) Poly Deco™ Thread (construction; one spool for sewing machine, 3 or 4 spools for serging) 60 wt. Bobbin or PolyLite™ Thread Organ® 90/14 Embroidery Needles…

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    Quilted Coasters – Scrap Buster Project

    Quilted Coasters Make Great Quick Gifts Quilted coasters are great scrap-buster projects. If you have leftover quilt blocks from a larger project, those are easily transformed into coasters, too. Stitch a set of four to gift for Mother’s Day or any holiday. These finished coasters measure 4 1/2″ square. QUILTED COASTER SUPPLIES Supplies listed are enough to make one coaster. Matching 50 wt. Cotton Thread (piecing) (Featured colors from the Plums & Purples Thread Palette) Coordinating 30 wt. Cotton Blendables® Thread (quilting) Organ® Needles: size 70/10 Universal & 90/14 Quilting Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive 3 coordinating fabric prints (each measuring approximately 1″ x 10″) 4 3/8″ square of…

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    Graduation Gifts – Ideas to Sew & Embroider

      5 Graduation Gifts for your Students As graduation day approaches, it’s time to create some handmade gifts to celebrate your favorite grad! Personalize these great gift ideas with machine embroidery to not only label the item that may be taken to college, but also add a sentimental touch to the gifts. TOWEL SET Send your grad off to the dorms with a monogrammed towel set. Include a bath sheet, wash cloth and hand towel in school colors, complete with a monogram to tie them all together. Or send her off with a beach towel with plenty of sunscreen and a cute hat. For younger grads, preschoolers off to Kindergarten…

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    Free Potholder Pattern for Taco Tuesday

    Free Potholder Pattern This Tuesday is Cinco de Mayo. When do we ever have a Cinco de May synced up with Taco Tuesday? This fantastic day should be celebrated with a free potholder pattern, amirite? (This also makes a great Mother’s Day gift, especially if your mom likes tacos!) Supplies Potholder pattern (it’s a free download, guys!) Sulky 40 wt. Poly Deco™ thread that matches fabric (for construction) & coordinating (for machine embroidery design) 60 wt. Sulky Bobbin thread (for embroidery) Sulky Totally Stable® stabilizer Organ needles: size 75/11 embroidery & 80/12 universal (construction) Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive 4 matching or coordinating Layer Cake squares (10″ squares of…

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    Makeup Brush Roll – Quick Mother’s Day Gift

    MAKEUP BRUSH ROLL Quick Mother’s Day Gift Dive into your stash and grab a fat quarter of cute fabric to make this makeup brush roll. This gift makes a great Mother’s Day present that fits not only makeup brushes, but also pencils, paint brushes, sewing notions and more. Fill it with trinkets to add to the gift, or leave it as-is and let the recipient decide what to tote inside. The addition of vinyl is completely optional, but protects the inside of the roll from makeup or art-supply debris, making it easily washable with a damp cloth. Alternatively, use laminated cotton for the interior and exterior. However, if using quilting…

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    Embroidered Umbrellas with Sulky Stitch ‘n Seal™

    Embroidered Umbrellas for Moms, Dads & Grads Yes, you can create embroidered umbrellas! Chelsea Briner of Sew Simple Home created this tutorial for Sulky using Poly Deco™ thread (to withstand sun exposure and outdoor elements) and Sticky Fabri-Solvy™ stabilizer. Also included in Sulky Stitch ‘n Seal™, which keeps waterproofed items waterproofed after stitching! The stabilizer seals any needle holes produced by embellishment to ensure a water-tight hold. SUPPLIES NEEDED Look for an umbrella that has two layers of material that you can separate for embroidery. This allows you to embroider through only the outer layer, remove the Sticky Fabri-Solvy stabilizer, and then apply Sulky Stitch ‘n Seal to maintain the…

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    Holiday Apron to Make for Kids & Adults Too!

    Stitch a Fun Holiday Apron for a Great Gift Idea A holiday apron makes a great pre-Christmas gift for kiddos as well as adults. Change the fabric to suit the recipient and give it as a holiday gift, personalized with embroidery, if desired. Create an easy pattern and use and reuse it for different recipients. Incorporate machine embroidery for a fun embellishment, using designs from our Christmas, Poinsettia or Holly thread palette. Add a name or monogram for the ultimate personalization. SUPPLIES (for kid’s holiday apron) Cotton + Steel thread by Sulky to match main fabric Sulky Machine Embroidery Palette (optional) Tear-Easy Stabilizer (optional; for machine embroidery) Sulky bobbin thread…

  • Gifts to Sew + Free Patterns

    Quick Gifts to Sew + Free Patterns We’re all running out of time to make holiday gifts, so we’ve compiled eight quick gifts to sew that you can make before the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve. These quick gifts to sew are also small-scale projects, which means you can utilize your fabric stash! Plus, you can choose different embroidery designs, add fun embellishments, and experiment with various thread weights and types to make each quick gift unique. Fleece Hat Everyone can use a hat during the winter months! This fleece hat pattern comes in kid and adult sizing, and it’s easily sewn in less than two hours. If you…