• Turkey Towel Topper for Turkey Day

    Turkey Towel Topper In the Hoop

    Turkey Towel Topper A Turkey Towel Topper is a fun project made in the hoop of your embroidery machine. Designs by Juju has several Towel Topper designs, but this Turkey Towel Topper is great for fall and Thanksgiving. Whip one up for yourself, and gift one to a friend or dinner party hostess. They come together quickly and easily using fabrics from your stash, some batting remnants and Sulky Poly Deco Thread. TOWEL TOPPER REQUIREMENTS Whimsical Turkey Towel Topper Machine Embroidery Design (Designs by Juju) Sulky Poly Deco™ Thread (colors according to fabrics) Fabri-Solvy™ Stabilizer Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web Sulky Clear Embroidery Tape Bobbin Thread Assorted fabrics for background,…

  • Pie Placemats for Thanksgiving and Fall

    Pie Placemats Perfect for Fall

    Pie Placemats A set of pie placemats are perfect for fall, when we’re baking (and eating!) lots of pie! Begin by following some of the instructions for our Citrus Slice Placemats, but change the “rind” to mimic a fluted pie-crust edge of a pie. Of course, you’ll also need to change the fabric colors to match your favorite pie, too. PIE PLACEMAT SUPPLIES Patternmaking materials (paper, pencil, hand embroidery hoop or compass) Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread (white or off-white to match pith & color to match citrus fabric) Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web Pie crust colored fabrics (approximately two 16″ squares for each placemat) Pie filling colored fabric (approximately…

  • Pie Pillow for Thanksgiving

    Pie Pillow with Reverse Applique

    Pie Pillow with reverse appliqué techniques Stitch a punny pie pillow for fall to show off your love of pie for Thanksgiving and winter holidays! This pillow features reverse appliqué techniques, piecing and quilting and is easily customizable for different pillow sizes. Grab the pattern for free for a limited time! PIE PILLOW SUPPLIES Thread  Sulky 50 wt. Cotton Thread (featured color: Galley Gold)  Sulky 30 wt. Cotton Blendables Thread (featured color: Autumn)  Fabric & Materials  10″ square of Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web 18″-square pillow form  (2) 20″ squares of low-loft batting  (1) 20″ square of print cotton fabric (backing)  (1) 10″ square each of a solid & print cotton…

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  • quilted leaves table runner

    Quilted Leaves Table Runner for Fall

    Quilted Leaves Table Runner Create a quilted leaves table runner to bring the changing autumn leaves into your harvest décor rotation. The leaves are pieced using coordinating fabrics in yellows, browns and taupes, with orange blenders mixed in. Use this featured table runner pattern or a pattern of your choice and quilt it yourself with an embroidery machine. Learn how to use end-to-end™ quilting designs, or edge-to-edge as they’re sometimes called, with the help of magnetic hoops. Use Sulky 30 wt. Cotton Blendables® Thread to showcase more color throughout the quilt without changing thread spools. Finished size of featured pattern: 18″ x 38″ QUILTED LEAVES TABLE RUNNER SUPPLIES Featured Pattern:…

  • mini hoop place cards

    Mini Hoop Place Cards for the Holidays

    MINI HOOP PLACE CARDS with hand embroidery (or try machine embroidery!) Create personalized place cards for a dinner party or holiday soiree. The mini embroidery hoop used for embroidery remains intact to complete the adorable project. Further embellish the hoop using trims, ribbons, felt motifs or greenery and add a hanging loop to double as an ornament once the meal is complete! HAND EMBROIDERY SUPPLIES Materials listed are enough to create one place card. 3” Mini Embroidery Hoop 12 wt. Cotton Petites™ Blendables® Thread (featured color: Autumn) Sulky Iron-On Transfer Pen (color that matches fabric and/or chosen thread) or Sulky Stick ’n Stitch Stabilizer 5” square (or larger) of fabric…

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  • hand embroidered hoop art

    Embroidery Hoop Art – Easy Thanksgiving Décor

    EMBROIDERY HOOP ART WITH AUTUMN LEAVES Create hand embroidered wall art to display inside a wooden embroidery hoop to welcome in the fall leaves. Beautiful wool felt comes in pretty heathered shades, which work well for this project. But any stable fabric will work as well – even craft felt. The inspiration for this project is from Rebecca Greco’s Rainbow Felt Wreath, which is reimagined with different shapes of leaves and Sulky Blendables® 12 wt. Thread. HOOP ART SUPPLIES Autumn Leaves Template 8” German Wooden Embroidery Hoop Sulky Cotton Petites™ Thread (featured colors: Autumn & Milk Chocolate) 9” x 12” rectangle of wool felt (or other stable medium- to heavyweight…

  • Thanksgiving Placemats

    Thanksgiving Placemats with Machine Embroidery

    Thanksgiving Placemats using Poly Star Thread by Ellen March Create a set of Thanksgiving placemats that showcase sparkly Poly Star™ thread embroideries. The large-scale line-art designs are easy to embroider with the 30 wt. thread, offering a touch of glitter and a pronounced texture to the placemats. Supplies listed are enough to make six Thanksgiving placemats measuring approximately 14” x 20”. THANKSGIVING PLACEMATS SUPPLIES Sulky Fall Poly Star™ 6-pack Sulky Soft ’n Sheer™ stabilizer KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Sulky Bobbin Thread Designs by Juju Thanksgiving Folk Blocks machine embroidery collection (choose six 9” designs from the collection) 6 coordinating fat quarters of solid fabric 2 yards of pumpkin-print cotton…

  • 10 Pumpkin Projects

    10 Pumpkin Projects to Sew for Fall

    10 Pumpkin Projects to sew for fall It’s time to spice things up with pumpkin projects that are easily doable before Halloween and last long after into the fall season. Pumpkin Carving Ok, so this one doesn’t involve sewing. But, you CAN use your sewing supplies to help carve adorable pumpkins with ease! Simply use Sulky Stick ‘n Carve™ to transfer your pumpkin design straight to the gourd, and cut right through it. Just like Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch™, Stick ‘n Carve is water-soluble, so it washes away completely when carving is complete. Halloween Tree Cross Stitch Grab these threads and cross-stitch some spooky wall art using the link above!…

  • glowy gingham quilt

    Quilting with Glowy Thread: a Gingham Quilt for Star Gazers

    Quilting with Glowy Thread by Melanie Call of A Bit of Scrap Stuff This Glowy Gingham Quilt is calling all star gazers! That’s right! You can use Sulky Glowy™ thread for quilting and have a glow-in-the-dark quilt for a night of star gazing, camping or to gift to those littles who are afraid of the dark. Finished size: 50″ x 59″ SUPPLIES Thread: 4 spools of Sulky Glowy – White (quilting), 50 wt. Cotton+Steel™ Thread by Sulky (piecing) Sulky 60 wt. Bobbin Thread (bobbin) FREE Pattern: Gingham Quilt by A Bit of Scrap Stuff Organ® size 90/14 Top Stitch needle (quilting), 80/12 Top Stitch needle (piecing) Fabric: Star Gazer collection…

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  • give thanks pillow

    Give Thanks Pillow with Embroidery Made Easy

    Give Thanks Pillow by Ellen March This Give Thanks Pillow is a great last-minute decoration for Thanksgiving. Whether you’re planning on hosting the big day or staying in, this Give Thanks pillow sets a nice tone for the season. Add a zipper to the cover to easily remove the cover when swapping decor for different holidays. SUPPLIES 1/2 yard of medium-weight fabric or 14″ square pillow blank 14″ pillow form Tear-Easy™ Stabilizer Poly Deco™ thread (construction) 40 wt Rayon thread (machine embroidery) Machine embroidery design (approx 6″x9″; such as Give Thanks by Urban Threads) 14″ all-purpose zipper (optional; if not using pillow blank) GIVE THANKS EMBROIDERY If using fabric yardage,…

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