• Trick or Treat Bag that Glows

    Trick or Treat Bag to Sew

    Trick or Treat Bag with Glowy Ghost Learn how to sew a trick or treat bag that featured Sulky Glowy and CRY reflective thread for fun effects. Finished size: 10 ½”W x 13 ½”H TRICK OR TREAT BAG SUPPLIES Sulky Glowy Thread (white) Sulky CRY Thread Sulky Poly Deco Thread Organ size 90/14 Universal Needles (2) 12” x 15” rectangles each of batting & two quilting cotton fabrics (outer & lining) (1) 4” x 20” rectangle of coordinating or matching quilting cotton fabric (handle) Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web GHOST APPLIQUÉ On the paper side of the Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web, draw a ghost shape that roughly fits within…

  • rag quilt that glows

    Rag Quilt that Glows in the Dark

    Rag Quilt Tutorial for Beginner Quilters A Rag Quilt is named as such due to its ragged, or frayed, edges visible on the quilt top. Each block is assembled with the top, middle and backing fabrics quilted prior to construction. Then, the pieces are sewn with wrong sides together so the seam allowances are exposed and showing from the front. This creates a vintage-style look with extra comfy and plush textures. This featured Rag Quilt is quilted with Sulky Glowy Thread, so it glows in the dark once charged by a light source. This is a fun addition for a kid’s quilt or outdoor camping throw. For National Quilting Day,…

  • Quilted Christmas Tree

    Quilted Christmas Tree with Thread Options

    Quilted Christmas Tree which thread to use? A quilted Christmas Tree is a great addition to your holiday décor. Plus, this pattern, O’ Christmas Tree by Material Girl Quilts, is a great canvas for more embellishment, such as Glowy or Metallic Threads, beading, ribbons or rickrack and more. Decorate your finished quilted Christmas Tree however you wish! Or leave it as-is and hang above the mantle. Which thread to use for this wall hanging is up to you, as there are so many options! However, for the piecing, a lightweight thread, such as Sulky 50 wt. Cotton, is best. This thread is long-staple, high-quality Egyptian Cotton (nothing but the best!).…

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  • Halloween Treat Bag to Sew

    Treat Bag for Halloween Candies & Goodies

    Treat Bag for Halloween Night designed by Anna He, Seattle Cosplay Create a fun treat bag to decorate your home, take to the door on Halloween night or gift to trick-or-treaters. Embellish the bag with fun embroideries or personalize with a name or character to add to the fun. Grab this free pattern and get stitching! BAG STYLE The bucket style of this treat bag allows you to insert a candy bowl inside to use for handing out treats on Halloween. Leave the bowl out when taking to a party or out trick-or-treating. Swap the fabrics and designs to use this same pattern for other occasions, too! The lace ruffle…

  • Halloween wall hanging

    Halloween Wall Hanging with Free Trick-or-Treat Design

    Halloween Wall Hanging Create a Halloween wall hanging to place on your front door or inside to complement festive décor. The featured wall hanging embroidery design is easily done by hand or machine. Grab the free design for either handwork or machine embroidery and start stitching! SUPPLIES 50 wt. Cotton + Steel thread by Sulky (753-1005 Black) Assorted quilting cotton fabrics (Featured fabrics coordinate with the Sulky Happy Halloween Table Runner) A: 8” x 10” rectangle (for embroidered center panel B: (2) 2” x 8” strips & (2) 2” x 13” strips (center panel borders) C: (2) 2” x 10 ½” strips & (2) 2” x 16” strips (outer borders)…

  • glowy gingham quilt

    Quilting with Glowy Thread: a Gingham Quilt for Star Gazers

    Quilting with Glowy Thread by Melanie Call of A Bit of Scrap Stuff This Glowy Gingham Quilt is calling all star gazers! That’s right! You can use Sulky Glowy™ thread for quilting and have a glow-in-the-dark quilt for a night of star gazing, camping or to gift to those littles who are afraid of the dark. Finished size: 50″ x 59″ SUPPLIES Thread: 4 spools of Sulky Glowy – White (quilting), 50 wt. Cotton+Steel™ Thread by Sulky (piecing) Sulky 60 wt. Bobbin Thread (bobbin) FREE Pattern: Gingham Quilt by A Bit of Scrap Stuff Organ® size 90/14 Top Stitch needle (quilting), 80/12 Top Stitch needle (piecing) Fabric: Star Gazer collection…

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    Quilted Bat Table Runner that Glows

    Quilted Bat Table Runner Piece together a few spooky bats to create a fun table runner or wall hanging for Halloween. Add Glowy™ thread into the mix when quilting to really get into the Halloween spirit! Table runner measures approximately 15 1/2″ x 46″ QUILTED BAT SUPPLIES Yellow Sulky Glowy™ thread Cotton+Steel™ Thread by Sulky (piecing & binding) KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Bats pattern from Cluck Cluck Sew Organ® Needles: 90/14 Top Stitch & 75/11 Quilting Assorted black and white fabric prints for top & backing (amount determined by desired size) Batting from Fairfield® Pre-made bias tape or self-made bias binding BAT PLACEMENT The featured pattern is for a…

  • Star Wars Sewing

    Star Wars® Sewing & Embroidery Projects with Fun Threads

    Star Wars® Sewing & Embroidery May the Fourth Be with You™!   There’s nothing better than specialty threads for Star Wars® sewing! Stitching a design using Sulky Neon, Metallic, CRY® and Glowy™ just elevates any Star Wars® sewing design to greatness! The Brother LB5000S sewing/embroidery combo machine is a great starter embroidery machine for any newbie. Plus, it comes with removable face plates all in Star Wars® themes! And as an added bonus with purchase, you get a slew of Star Wars® embroidery designs to use for your Star Wars®sewing projects, like Princess Leia™, Star Wars® and the Resistance Badge designs featured above. If you’re a Star Wars® fan or know some out there in…

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  • Halloween Hat

    Halloween Hat with Puffy & Glowy Embroidery

    Plush Hat for Halloween + Make it Glow! by Pamela Cox Create a fun hat with Glow embroidery to wear on Halloween night and beyond! The glow-in-the-dark thread is punctuated by Sulky Puffy Foam, which makes the embroidery stand proud atop the plush fabric surface. HALLOWEEN HAT PREP Download the free Sulky Fleece Hat Pattern. Additionally, download the free  embroidery design in the format of your choice. Gather the supplies listed in the pattern directions with the following exceptions: Use Sulky Puffy Foam™-2mm as top stabilizer. For the embroidery design, use Glowy thread in the color of your choice. Use a size 100/16 Organ universal or topstitch needle for the embroidery.…

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  • Halloween Decor: Fun Threads to Use to Spook & Delight

    Happy Halloween…Decor, that is! Halloween decor is so much fun to make and display. All bets are off when it comes to embellishments, too. The more the better! Add some fun effects to your Halloween decor with thread that glows, reflects, sparkles and pops! The pillow above features several different thread types, and YES it glows, too! Let it Glow Sulky Glowy thread is my first choice for Halloween decor projects. There’s no better time to create glow-in-the-dark wall hangings, table runners, quilts and the like. Some embroidery designs are even digitized specifically for glow-in-the-dark thread, such as the Halloween Glow – Jack o’ Lantern by Urban Threads pictured below.…

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