• July 4 machine embroidery

    July 4 Machine Embroidery Designs & Projects to Make

    Celebrate Flag Day and Independence Day with July 4 machine embroidery! These projects are easy to make–all that’s needed are some cute designs to add to your collection. Pick up the Sulky Patriotic Machine Embroidery Palette, including 10 spools of coordinating rayon thread in red, blue, white and metallics, to make things super simple. 1. July 4 Machine Embroidery Placemat This project is completely free! The pattern and Fun Fireworks designs are all available for download in the format of your choice. They work perfectly in Sulky metallics, too. Just be sure to install an Organ metallic needle to account for the friction produced by metallic thread. 2. Reflective July…

  • Memorial Day Projects & Sentiments to Honor Fallen Heroes

    This weekend we remember the heroes who gave their lives to protect our freedom with Memorial Day projects. To show our love and respect, we bring out our American flags and salute those who have gone before us. Many of us host gatherings to celebrate America. A veritable pre-fourth-of-July, with hot dogs, watermelon and maybe even some fireworks. Some of us decorate with red, white and blue. And of course we need some homemade quilted treasures to sprinkle throughout the house. It’s a great time to be with loved ones and reflect on sacrifices that have been made and are made every day that allow us to live our lives…

  • patriotic pinnacle table runner

    Patriotic Pinnacle Crafty Gemini Table Runner

    Learn how to create Vanessa Wilson’s (aka Crafty Gemini) Pinnacle Table Runner – Patriotic style in our free webinar. Vanessa’s past webinar showcasing her fun, colorful crafty gemini table runner was a huge hit – so much so that we decided to re-create that same project into a festive patriotic piece that can be used for Independence Day celebrations. Ellen March, Sulky’s Director of Content, even added some fun patriotic embroidery designs!   This is a super fun, easy-to-make project that you can use year after year. Join us live or on-demand The live date is May 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT, but you can watch it any time…

  • DIY 4th of July Place-Mats in a Serger

    This series is written by guest blogger, Pamela Cox.  4th of July Napkins and Place-Mats The 4th of July is all about outdoor gatherings, fireworks, and celebrating our country’s independence! These explosions of color are sure to inspire creativity!  So, this is the perfect time to explore the wide variety of Sulky® Threads and using them in applications other than our regular intentions.   Sulky Cotton Blendables Thread in a Serger Let’s look at Sulky Cotton Blendables Thread .  These exciting, multicolor threads are a masterful blend of different colors within the same range of tone and intensity, with random, subtle color changes every 2-1/2 to 5 inches, which come…