• Sew Your Own Napkins & Add Fall Botanical Embroidery

    Sew Your Own Napkins with Machine Embroidery

    Sew Your Own Napkins for Family Gatherings Sew your own napkins for a great alternative to single-use paper napkins. Cloth napkins are easy to sew and really add a personal touch of handmade to your family gatherings, holiday meals and home décor. SUPPLIES TO SEW YOUR OWN NAPKINS 2 coordinating cotton fabrics (Amount & size depends on personal preference. See “NAPKIN FABRICS & CUTTING” below for guidance.) Sulky Fall Botanicals Machine Embroidery Collection (or design(s) of your choice no larger than 3″ wide; featured design: Fall Botanicals Gourds) Tear-Easy™ Stabilizer Sulky Thread: 40 wt. Rayon (colors determined by embroidery designs; featured colors are 942-1549 Flax, 942-0562 Spice & 942-1180 Med.…

  • hamburger pouch in the hoop

    Hamburger Pouch in the Hoop

    Hamburger Pouch Quick Gift This hamburger pouch in-the-hoop design, from Embroidery Online, is a cute last-minute graduation gift, a great travel pouch for trinkets, and a fun party favor for summer birthdays. Make several assembly-line style and fill them with coins to gift to the kids during your next BBQ. HAMBURGER POUCH SUPPLIES Hamburger Pouch Design Sulky Rayon Threads (featured colors: Cocoa Cream 1838, Lt. Red 1037, Nile Green 1274, Off White 1071, Goldenrod 1024) Tear-Easy™ Stabilizer Fabric & notions according to design specs (Note: Instead of ribbon loop, the featured pouch was made with a strip of faux leather cut to size.) Double-sided basting tape (1/4″- or 1/2″-wide) *We…

  • embroidered pillow wraps

    Holiday Pillow Wraps to Sew & Embroider

    Holiday Pillow Wraps How-Tos Create holiday pillow wraps that enable you to quickly swap your décor throughout the year. Choose a winter-themed machine embroidery alphabet collection to personalize the wraps with a monogram, name or holiday-specific saying. Download the free Holiday Pillow Wraps pattern and add it to your Sulky account for easy retrieval if it’s ever misplaced. Simply create an account (if you don’t have one already) and add the freebie to your cart. Go through the checkout and grab the download to save, print or view as you wish. The featured digital Winter Greens Machine Embroidery and Winter Greens Hand Embroidery Collection is available at sulky.com. The machine…

  • machine embroidery blanks for christmas

    Embroidery Blanks for Christmas Décor

    Embroidery Blanks for Christmas Blanks are the greatest invention for quick gifts and home décor. Embroidery blanks are designed to work with embroidery hoops so personalization is easy and effortless. Choose a favorite embroidery design to create customized embroidery blanks for Christmas décor and more. Read on to find an embroidery blank you like, and grab up several to make as gifts to get ahead on Christmas gift-making. Embroidery Blanks – Kitchen Towels A kitchen towel is basically a blank canvas that accepts any design you want to showcase. Choose an appliqué design and bring fabrics from your stash into the mix. Go with a phrase or song lyrics to…

  • Hanukkah Wall Hanging

    Hanukkah Wall Hanging with Machine Embroidery

    Hanukkah Wall Hanging with Sulky Poly Star™ Thread Create a festive Hanukkah wall hanging with sparkle, created with Sulky Poly Star thread. The polyester thread has flecks of metallic running through it, making it the easiest metallic thread to sew. It’s a 30 wt. thread, so make some adjustments if using a machine embroidery design digitized for 40 wt. thread. SUPPLIES Cotton+Steel 50 wt. Thread by Sulky (construction) Sulky Bobbin thread (for embroidery) Winter Poly Star 6-pack Sampler or Silver Poly Star 6-pack Sampler Sulky 40 wt. Rayon thread Stabilizers: Sulky Tear-Easy™ & Soft ‘n Sheer™ Extra Organ Needles: 90/14 Embroidery (machine embroidery) & 70/10 Universal (construction) Fabric: Coordinating quilting…

  • machine embroidery fonts

    Machine Embroidery Fonts + Wall Art Project

    Fun with Machine Embroidery Fonts Lettering designs are some of the most fun machine embroidery designs out there because you truly have the freedom to personalize any creation with a name, monogram or phrase. Scroll through the built-in fonts on your machine or find fun machine embroidery fonts online to play with and create hanging wall art for any occasion or season. SUPPLIES Sulky 40 wt. Rayon thread (featured colors from Flesh-tone Collection) Bobbin thread (white or black, depending on the upper thread color and/or fabric color) Sulky 30 wt. cotton Blendables (featured color: Parchment) Sulky stabilizers: Sticky Fabri-Solvy™ & Tear-Easy™ Two 5″ x 14″ rectangles of quilting-cotton fabric (for…

  • applique machine embroidery

    Machine Embroidery Appliqué + Fuzzy Quilts to Make

    Machine Embroidery Appliqué is Super Fun & Easy! Create a fuzzy quilt featuring machine embroidery appliqué using an easy-to-make quilt kit. Don’t you just love a cozy quilt? Using Cuddle fabric is always a go-to when making a baby quilt or holiday-themed throw, amirite?These kits include Cuddle fabrics by Shannon Fabrics, precut (so you don’t have to shed-proof your sewing area) and ready to sew and embellish with machine embroidery appliqué. Also included is the Tear-Easy and Ultra Solvy stabilizer you need to create a fun motif, either the Frankie or Elephant. What is Machine Embroidery Appliqué? If you’ve never tried appliqué in an embroidery machine, you’re in for a…

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  • Farther's Day Gift

    Father’s Day Gift to Sew & Give: Free-Motion Hand Print Tie

    Need a quick Father’s Day gift? Jazz up the standard tie gift with free-motion stitching using your child’s hand print. This up-cycling project starts with a standard tie straight from the closet or thrift store and makes it a keepsake that dad can wear to work on the daily. Trace the child’s hand on the tie and refashion it by free-motion stitching around the hand print. Use Sulky Tear-Easy stabilizer to keep the tie from stretching out as you sew. The full instructions come from Heather at heatherhandmade.com. From Heather I love sewing, up-cycling, and refashion, and I share that love when I teach others how to sew with sewing…

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