• Summer Ice Cream Flag

    Ice Cream Embroidery on Garden Flag

    Ice Cream Embroidery to celebrate National Ice Cream Day! Ice cream embroidery designs are the cherry on the sundae of National Ice Cream Day! We’re celebrating this momentous day with a summery garden flag and a big scoop of chocolate on a sugar cone. How about you? Finished size: 12″ x 13 1/2″ ICE CREAM FLAG SUPPLIES 16 1/2″ x 27″ rectangle of ripstop vinyl Sulky Felty™ (colors according to chosen design) Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer™ Stabilizer Hello Summer Machine Embroidery Palette (comes with 6 designs in 3 sizes & 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread) Additional Thread: 60 wt. Bobbin, Invisible (optional) & Poly Deco™ (construction) Organ™ Microtex Needles…

  • 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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  • drawstring bag

    Nylon Drawstring Bag with Machine Embroidery

    Nylon Drawstring Bag how to sew the perfect summer accessory Create a simple drawstring bag with a few designer details and personalize it with machine embroidery. This is the go-to summer accessory to fit swimwear, flipflops and sunnies for a day at the beach. DRAWSTRING BAG SUPPLIES Sulky Stabilizer: Soft ’n Sheer™ KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Hello Summer Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread & 6 machine embroidery designs in 3 sizes) Sulky Thread: Poly Deco™ Thread (construction) & Bobbin (machine embroidery) Organ® Needles: size 70/10 Microtex or 75/11 Embroidery ½ yard of 60”-wide ripstop nylon fabric 2¼” x 9” rectangle of heavy-duty vinyl or…

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  • fabric food tent

    Fabric Food Tent for Summer Picnics & More

    Fabric Food Tent Create a fabric food tent to protect picnic foods from the elements. A mesh fabric gusset allows the food to “breathe” without critters having access inside. And fun machine embroidery personalizes the food tent and adds pops of color. The project was inspired by the Sallie Tomato Cora teapot cozy pattern. FOOD TENT SUPPLIES Sulky Thread: Poly Deco™ Thread (construction) & Bobbin (machine embroidery) Hello Summer Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread & 6 machine embroidery designs in 3 sizes) KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Soft ’n Sheer™ Extra Stabilizer (2) coordinating fat quarters of quilting cotton fabric (outer & lining) (1) fat…

  • waxed canvas daypack

    Explore More Daypack with Waxed Canvas & Machine Embroidery

    Explore More Daypack Create a waxed canvas daypack with a zippered front pocket that’s water-resistant and durable. This bag is great for a day on the boat, at the beach or taking a hike. Waxed canvas has a few challenges to overcome when sewing, but nothing that isn’t fixed with the right thread, needles and notions. Plus, it’s easily embellished with machine embroidery, adding fun personalization and a pop of color to the project. DAYPACK SUPPLIES Sulky Explore More Daypack Pattern 60”-wide waxed canvas (outer fabric; amount according to pattern guidesheet) 54”-wide laminated cotton or oilcloth (lining; amount according to pattern guidesheet) 44”-wide sew-in fleece interlining (amount according to pattern…

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  • Quilted Garden Flag with Machine Embroidery

    Quilted Garden Flag Stitch a springy quilted garden flag to display with your emerging flowers and veggies. This festive flag features machine embroidery, tiny piecing and quilting. If you don’t have a flag stake, the project easily converts to a wall hanging. Finished size: 11 1/2″ x 17 1/2″ GARDEN FLAG SUPPLIES Spring Garden Flag Pattern (it’s free!) Sulky Soft ’n Sheer™ Extra Stabilizer Sulky Soft ’n Sheer™ Stabilizer Low-loft cotton or polyester batting Fabric 1 fat quarter of solid cotton fabric (such as Kona® Cotton) 12” x 24” rectangle of print cotton fabric (backing) (2) 2” x 24” rectangles of floral print cotton fabric (petal piecing) ¼ yard of…

  • machine embroidered mini quilt to welcome spring

    Bloom Machine Embroidered Mini Quilt

    Bloom Machine Embroidered Mini Quilt Create a machine embroidered version of our Free Bloom Hand Embroidery Mini Quilt pattern designed by Aimee Davis, featuring appliqué done entirely in the hoop of your embroidery machine. This version of the project also uses Sulky Perfect Appliqué for nice, crisp lettering that doesn’t shift during or after stitching. This design comes with three sizes, for a 5×7, 9×10 and 10×14 hoop (or larger). The featured stitchout is the largest size and a 360mm x 260mm hoop was used for the sample. BLOOM MACHINE EMBROIDERY MINI QUILT SUPPLIES Bloom Embroidered Mini Quilt Pattern (it’s free!) Fabric & materials according to pattern guide sheet Bloom…

  • HOW TO EMBROIDER A ROBE

    How to Embroider a Robe – Plush Fleece or Bamboo Knit

    Embroider a Robe for Comfy Lounging in Style Embroider a robe to add a personalized touch. Monograms are great embroidery design choices, as are sleepy-themed designs, such as moons, stars and even music notes. Vintage Celestial Sun & Moon Design from Urban Threads Fantasy Letter E from Urban Threads For plush robes, choose designs with medium to heavy stitch fills, as line-art style designs may get lost in the fabric pile. For knit robes, choose a lighter stitch fill or line-art style design to avoid bulletproof embroideries that don’t move with the fabric. Monograms that have embossed effects (or “knockout” effects) are especially nice on super plush, fleece robes. A…

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  • cup of tea catchall - free pattern!

    Cup of Tea Catchall – Free Pattern & New Design Collection Debut

    Cup of Tea Catchall Package gift items neatly in a personalized felt box. Add fun machine embroidery to the inside of the box that complements the gift and/or the recipient’s interests. The featured Best-Teas Forever design is from the Cup of Tea Machine Embroidery Collection, available individually; as part of the collection of 6 designs in 3 sizes; or packaged with the Cup of Tea Thread Palette, which includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread. CUP OF TEA CATCHALL PATTERN DETAILS The Cup of Tea Catchall Pattern is a digital pattern, delivered to your sulky.com account. Add it to your cart and go through the checkout process (it will say…

  • FREE MINI QUILT PATTERN

    Love to Sew? Stitch a Mini Quilt & New Designs

    Love to Sew Mini Quilt Pattern Decorate your sewing space with a Love to Sew Mini Quilt showcasing fun spools. The spools are pieced with fun sewing-themed fabrics, and then assembled into a larger thread spool motif. Add machine embroidery to some of the small spools to echo your love of sewing, using our new machine embroidery collection. The collection is available as individual designs, as a collection and delivered with purchase of our Love to Sew Machine Embroidery Palette. The palette contains the six Rayon thread spools needed to embroider all of the designs in the collection! Designed by Cherry Guidry of Cherry Blossoms Quilting, this pattern is for…