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    How to Sew Metallic Thread on It’s Sew Easy

    Metallic is the new black! No need to shy away from learning how to sew metallic thread. It’s not as difficult as you may think. This metallic cork tote was made for It’s Sew Easy, a public television show on PBS and Create stations nationwide. The 1700 series begins airing today, May 16, 2019. The metallic tote above is featured on the second episode of the series, 1702. Contact your local PBS station to find out when it airs in your area, as each station has different programming schedules. Ellen March, Director of Content for Sulky takes you through some of the construction of the tote as well as tips…

  • Embroidered Pillow: January Pillow of the Month

    Embroidered Pillow DIY Pillow of the Month: January Edition   For the next twelve months of 2019, we will feature a DIY Pillow of the Month with a a 14” square pillow form that can be slipped off and easily stored. January’s Embroidered Pillow keeps winter in mind with embroidered snowflakes and a touch of metallic sparkle. Not only is it exciting to regularly change decorating themes, but reusing the same pillow form will save money. January finds winter well under way and, even in those warmer states, it is always fun to think of snowflakes! Embroidery Library offers two enticing freestanding lace (FSL) collections of “Light and Lacy Snowflakes”.…

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    Embroidery on Sheer Fabric with Metallic Thread

    Embroidery on Sheer Fabric with Metallic Thread by Katrina Walker Learn tips for embroidery on sheer fabric with metallic thread to create fashions worthy of any New Year’s Eve party. The holiday season is the perfect time to add some shimmer and shine. Embroidery on a lovely sheer silk organza with metallic thread always looks so elegant. Whether used on a blouse (like the one above using a BurdaStyle pattern, from Creative Machine Embroidery) a simple scarf, or even home décor – it’s a fabulous accent perfect for any festive occasion. Embroidery on sheer fabric with metallic thread may look intimidating but it’s actually quite easy to do if you…

  • 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…