• 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…

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    Reindeer Stuffy to Embroider & Give

    Reindeer Stuffy – How to Embroider an Embroider Buddy A reindeer stuffy is a great gift idea for Santa to leave inside a stocking this year. The reindeer stuffy is an Embroider Buddy, meaning he is specifically meant for machine embroidery embellishment. The stuffing is enclosed in small “pillows” for easy removal, allowing you to access the tummy and place it flat on the hooped stabilizer. REINDEER HOOPING All Embroider Buddies are basically the same as far as how to remove the stuffing. Unzip the animal along the lower edge and remove the stuffing “pillows.” The reindeer stuffy has two removable “pillows” and one that stays put (in the the…

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    Holiday Onesie to Embroider for Baby

    Holiday Onesie How-Tos Embroider a holiday onesie for a new baby this Christmas. Choose from one of our cute Santa Sayings machine embroidery designs to make it extra special. SUPPLIES FOR HOLIDAY ONESIE Santa Sayings Machine Embroidery Palette Sulky Bobbin Thread (color to match onesie) Machine Embroidery Design (featured design from Santa Sayings Machine Embroidery Collection, included with Palette: Santa’s Sweetie), measuring approx. 4.69” x 4.75” or smaller, depending on size of onesie) Sulky Sticky+™ Stabilizer Sticky+ Slitting Pen Sulky Tender Touch™ Stabilizer Organ® Needles: 75/11 Embroidery Removable Fabric Marker (such as a Frixion highlighter) Pinking shears or scalloped scissors HOOPING ONESIE Load the chosen design onto the machine and…

  • Festive Towels to Embroider

    Festive Towels with Machine Embroidery for the Holidays

    Festive Towels for the Holidays Make festive towels with machine embroidery to add some festive cheer to your kitchen this holiday season. The following directions are for making your own towel out of fabric. But it’s equally as impressive to add a machine embroidery design to an embroidery blank. Choose one of our Santa Sayings embroidery designs or make six towels to showcase the entire collection and give some away as gifts, complete with your favorite cookie recipe. Finished size: approx. 13 ¼” x 23 ¼” SUPPLIES FOR TOWELS Supplies listed are enough to make one kitchen towel. 50 wt. Cotton Thread (to match towel or trim flange fabric) Santa…

  • Hanukkah Tea Towels Tutorial

    Hanukkah Tea Towels with Embroidery & Trim

    Hanukkah Tea Towels with embroidery & trim Learn how to embroider Hanukkah tea towels trimmed with fabric and fun pom-pom trim. For different holidays, simply swap the embroidery design and fabric colors to suit your kitchen décor. Tea towel blanks make quick and easy work of last-minute gifts, too! HANUKKAH TEA TOWEL SUPPLIES Supplies listed are enough to make 2 tea towels. 2 Tea Towel Embroidery Blanks (or other suitable towel, such as flour sack towels, guest towels or dish towels) Fabri-Solvy™ Stabilizer Sulky Rayon Thread (colors determined by embroidery color sequence chart(s) 60 wt. Bobbin Thread (to match towel) Organ® Needles: size 80/12 Mictotex (choose an Embroidery Needle is…

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    Peekaboo Pets Dog & Cat Embroidery Designs

    Introducing Peekaboo Pets! A machine embroidery collection featuring cute dogs & cats The Peekaboo Pets embroidery collection is finally here in time for holiday gift making, pet project making & more. These dogs and cats can be peeking out from the top of a pocket or bag, looking cute and furry. Each of the pets are embroidered using Sulky Filaine™ Thread with Sulky Rayon Thread for detail work, available individually or as a collection. ABOUT FILAINE THREAD Filaine is a 12 wt., 100% acrylic thread that “blooms” when brushed with our Filaine Wire Brush, creating the look of faux fur. Our Fur Filaine Thread Assortment coordinates with the Peekaboo Pets…

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    Love to Craft – NEW Knitting & Crochet Themed Design Collection

    Love to Craft? Show the world! NEW Love to Craft Embroidery Design Collection Debut! This Love to Craft design collection expresses your love for all the crafty things! If you love to knit or crochet, you’ll love these cute yarn-themed images, complete with tools and even a kitty. DESIGN DETAILS Embellish crafting and sewing totes, zipper pouches and even pet projects with these adorable designs. Also available is a thread palette, which includes the six thread colors featured in the collection AND the design downloads so you can get right to the embroideries without having to search for the right threads. Each design fits within a 4×4 hoop, but you…

  • in-the-hoop Mug Rug for Halloween

    Make a Halloween Mug Rug – In the Hoop!

    Halloween Mug Rug made in the hoop of your embroidery machine! Yes, you can make a Halloween mug rug in the hoop of your embroidery machine! Follow the steps of the design, adding fabric as you change thread colors. We’ll show you how in our newest FREE Webcast with Desiree Habicht of Desiree’s Designs. If you’re asking yourself, “What’s a Mug Rug?” You’ll find out by registering for the event! MOONLIGHT SERENADE MUG RUG This adorable Halloween mug rug, designed by Desiree’s Designs, features a cat, moon, spider and jack-o-lantern – all great motifs for Halloween! The best part is that the design also works for a small pillow or…

  • Tie Quilt for Father’s Day & Grad Gift

    Tie Quilt Block for Great Gift Giving + quilted wall hanging for Dad or Grad Create a memorable quilty wall hanging for the Dad or Grad in your life. This tie quilt block is a foundation paper piecing (FPP) pattern, printed onto Sulky Paper Solvy™. Use Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread for strong, yet lightweight, seams that are easily pressed flat for easy quilting. Personalize the tie quilt with machine embroidery for a nice touch SUPPLIES Supplies listed are enough to create a 4-block wall hanging, measuring approximately 18” x 20”. Each finished block measures 5 5/8” x 8 1/4″. Stabilizer Sulky Paper Solvy™ Sulky Sticky+™ (optional embroidery)  Sticky+ Slitting…

  • free Dandelion Quilt pattern

    Dandelion Quilt with Appliqué for Spring – Free Pattern

    Dandelion Quilt Create a Dandelion Quilt to showcase the coming of spring! This Dandelion Quilt pattern includes loads of quilting techniques, starting with raw-edge appliqué with Sulky Sticky Fabri-Solvy™, textured threads (Sulky Filaine™) for dimension, long-arm quilting with Sulky Blendables® Thread and binding by hand or machine. PATTERN PARTICULARS The Dandelion Quilt pattern provides instructions for enlarging the FREE Dandelion hand embroidery pattern to create your own appliqué template. A Daylight Wafer Light Box helps create each appliqué piece without needing to print the design multiple times. Use a standard printer and enlarge in increments until the desired size is achieved. Or, print out the Dandelion pattern at 100%, grid…