• 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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  • patriotic place mat

    Place Mat – Quilted Team USA Appliqué Project

    Make a Place Mat to Show Your Patriotic Pride Make this place mat to prep for July 4 entertaining, decorating for the summer Olympics and more. This project features piecing, appliqué quilting and sparkly binding. Choose one or all of the techniques to make this place mat your own. Create a set that matches or several slightly different variations for your festive place setting. Finished place mat measures 12” x 16 ¾”. Supplies are enough for one place mat. SUPPLIES Patriotic Pride Thread Palette for Quilting (6 snap spools of Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread) Fusible Web Organ® size 70/10 Universal Needle Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive (3) 5”…

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  • Americana Cross-Stitch FREE Sulky Webcast

    Americana Cross-Stitch with Ardith Design a FREE webcast with Sulky! Join us on May 11, 2021 at 2pm ET for a FREE Americana Cross-Stitch webcast with Amanda Mae MacNaughton of Ardith Design. Amanda will take us through a beautiful patriotic-themed cross-stitch design, perfect for Memorial Day, July 4 or any day of the year! WEBCAST DETAILS During the webcast, Amanda will go over the basics of cross-stitch if you’ve never tried it before or need a refresher. This fun pastime is trending, with fun embellishments and finishing techniques to learn! WHAT YOU’LL LEARN How to use Sulky Cotton Petites Thread for handwork One strand of this thread equals two strands…

  • 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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  • REd White & You Tea Towel Embroidery

    Tea Towel Machine Embroidery for Memorial Day Décor

    Tea Towel Machine Embroidery for Memorial Day Décor Tea towel machine embroidery is super simple! Add a pretty fabric border to add to the towel, or keep it simple and just embellish the tea towel with fun threads. This quick and easy project makes a great gift, too! SUPPLIES Sulky Red, White & You machine embroidery mini palette (comes with 6 patriotic-themed machine embroidery designs) Sulky Tear-Easy™ stabilizer Tea towel machine embroidery blank 4″-wide strip of fabric (length depends on tea towel lower edge) 1-1/2″-wide strip of fabric (length depends on tea towel lower edge) Note: The featured machine embroidery mini palette comes with three spools of coordinating Sulky Rayon…

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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…

  • 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…