• American Flag Placemat

    American Flag Placemat Project with Foundation Piecing

    American Flag Placemat Create this American Flag Placemat to celebrate Memorial Day, Independence Day and more! Create as many as needed to add to your patriotic décor. This foundation piecing technique makes easy work of narrow strip piecing so you can create multiple placemats for a pretty red, white and blue tablescape. FLAG PLACEMAT SUPPLIES Various red, white & blue print fabrics (piecing & binding) Patriotic-themed backing fabric (14” x 20”) Low-loft batting (12” x 18”) Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread Organ® size 70/10 Universal Needles Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Grab the Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread Patriotic Sampler, which has six spools of reds, whites and blues,…

  • TEAM USA Applique Garden Flag

    USA Appliqué Embroidery Garden Flag

    TEAM USA Appliqué In the Hoop Add USA Appliqué Embroidery to a fun garden flag or wall hanging to add to your patriotic décor. SUPPLIES FOR USA Appliqué Embroidery Garden Flag Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Palette (comes with 6 designs in 3 sizes and 11 spools of Sulky Thread – including Rayon and Poly Sparkle); featured design: Team USA Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread (construction) (2) fabric rectangles approximately 9″W x 14″ H 2 1/2″ x 11″ rectangle of no-fray fabric (for fringe) Sulky Tear-Easy™ Stabilizer Sulky Felty™ (for appliqué portions of design) Appliqué scissors Curved Tip Squeezers Sulky KK2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Organ Needles: size 75/11 & 90/14 Embroidery…

  • embroidered mini pillow with USA embroidery

    USA Embroidery

    USA Embroidery USA Embroidery is the perfect embellishment for a variety of projects. Add USA embroidery to a small shelf pillow, complete with a pocket on the back for storing things like the TV remote for easy access, playing cards for outdoor entertainment or a note for a fallen soldier. Or create wall art to hang up for Memorial Day and July Fourth. Either way, add pom-pom fringe and specialty baubles for fun and whimsy. USA EMBROIDERY SUPPLIES Sulky Tear-Easy™ Stabilizer Sulky Stick ’n Stitch™ Stabilizer https://sulky.com/stick-n-stitch-8-12-x-11-printable-sheets Frame machine embroidery design, no larger than 6” x 6” (Such as Sulky’s Uncle Sam Frame design) https://sulky.com/uncle-sam-frame-machine-embroidery-design Sulky Rayon Thread (purchase the…

  • make a bike bag for a patriotic parade

    Bike Bucket Bag for a Patriotic Parade

    Bike Bucket Bag A bike bucket bag is a great accessory if you’re headed to a patriotic bike parade to celebrate July 4. Start with the free Bike Bucket pattern by Noodlehead and add a machine embroidery motif! Try our Ride with Pride design. Further customize the bike bucket bag with a name, monogram or fun saying and make one for everyone in the family. BIKE BUCKET BAG SUPPLIES Bike Bucket Pattern Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer Extra™ Stabilizer Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 7 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread, 4 spools of Sulky Poly Sparkle™ Thread and 6 patriotic-themed designs in 3 sizes) Sulky Thread: Poly Deco™ (construction) &…

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  • patriotic embroidered tee

    Machine Embroidered Tee to Celebrate the Fourth

    Machine Embroidered Tee A machine embroidered tee makes a great gift for any occasion. It’s also fun to personalize machine embroidered tees for the whole family for fun gatherings and photo ops. Here’s how to hoop a child’s tee and embroider it for summertime. MACHINE EMBROIDERED TEE SUPPLIES T-shirt Sulky Sticky+™ Stabilizer Sticky+ Slitting Pen Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Palette (includes four Poly Sparkle & seven Rayon snap spools, plus the Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Collection, which includes six designs in three sizes) 60 wt. Bobbin Thread Organ Embroidery Needle Assortment KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Sulky Tender Touch™ Stabilizer Pinking shears or wavy-edge scissors HOW TO HOOP THE ‘UN-HOOPABLE”…

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  • patriotic porch pillow

    Porch Pillows for Summer Nights

    Patriotic Porch Pillows Spend summer nights outdoors with decorative porch pillows. This pillow featured our Summer Nights machine embroidery design, part of our Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Collection. The design is modified to include vinyl and fabric appliqués for a fun design element. Note that the featured design is NOT an appliqué design, but modified as such. PORCH PILLOWS SUPPLIES *Supplies listed are enough to make one 14″ square pillow. Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 11 spools of Sulky Rayon & Poly Sparkle Thread and the Uncle Sam Machine Embroidery Collection; featured design is Uncle Sam: Summer Nights) Sulky Stiffy™ Stabilizer Organ® Needles: size 80/12 Top Stitch Sulky 40…

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  • July 4 Projects to Sew

    July 4th Projects to Sew: Décor + Wearables

    July 4th Projects to Sew: Décor + Wearables July 4th projects to sew don’t have to be fussy or complicated. It’s all about showing off our red, white and blue, but there are a few fun things you can throw into the mix, too. Read on to discover some of our favorite patriotic projects and find a fun freebie for your embroidery machine. July 4th Wearable Projects Matching family T-shirts are fun ready-made items to embroider for photo ops, family gatherings and watching fireworks. Try Sulky CRY® thread (CRY stands for Coated Reflective Yarn), and sprinkle some into a fun design to make your thread reflect light. When the fireworks…

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  • Patriotic Pillow Project

    Patriotic Pillow Project + Tips for Sewing Pom-Pom Fringe

    Patriotic Pillow Project +tips for sewing pom-pom fringe Create a fun patriotic pillow with pom-pom fringe to celebrate Memorial Day, July 4th, or any day of the year! The featured Land that I Love design is included in the Red, White & You machine embroidery mini palette, which comes with six spools of thread, including 3 rayon, 1 white Glowy™, 1 Original Metallic and 1 spool of white bobbin thread. Finished pillow measures approximately 14″ square. SUPPLIES FOR PATRIOTIC PILLOW Red, White & You machine embroidery mini palette (a link for 6 designs included with purchase!) Sulky Tear-Easy™ stabilizer Neutral Cotton+Steel® thread by Sulky (for construction) Assorted Organ® embroidery needle…

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  • 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…

  • 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…