Reflective Halloween Costumes with CRY Thread

    Reflective Halloween Costumes Create reflective Halloween costumes with the help of Sulky CRY® Reflective Thread. CRY stands for Coated Reflective yarn. This thread is 30 wt. and reflects light, making you more visible when walking at night, especially important for young trick-or-treaters. If making a costume from scratch, use CRY for topstitching, hems and to outlining details. If using a store-bought costume, follow existing stitching with CRY to create reflective Halloween costumes. Use a size 90/14 Top Stitch needle for best results. If working with knit or stretchy fabrics, use a 90/14 Jersey needle and a stretch stitch to ensure the fabric moves as intended. Don’t topstitch over high-stress areas,…

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    Free Potholder Pattern for Taco Tuesday

    Free Potholder Pattern This Tuesday is Cinco de Mayo. When do we ever have a Cinco de May synced up with Taco Tuesday? This fantastic day should be celebrated with a free potholder pattern, amirite? (This also makes a great Mother’s Day gift, especially if your mom likes tacos!) Supplies Potholder pattern (it’s a free download, guys!) Sulky 40 wt. Poly Deco™ thread that matches fabric (for construction) & coordinating (for machine embroidery design) 60 wt. Sulky Bobbin thread (for embroidery) Sulky Totally Stable® stabilizer Organ needles: size 75/11 embroidery & 80/12 universal (construction) Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive 4 matching or coordinating Layer Cake squares (10″ squares of…

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