• Puffy Heart Sweatshirt

    Puffy Heart Applique Sweatshirt

    Puffy Heart Applique Try the Puffy heart Applique technique on a sweatshirt (as shown), tote bag or zip pouch. This applique technique is so quick and easy, and you’ll achieve great results especially on curved edges. PUFFY HEART SWEATSHIRT SUPPLIES Purchased sweatshirt Puffy Heart Appliqué Template Removable fabric marker or chalk Sulky Fabri-Solvy™ Stabilizer 50 wt. Cotton Thread Organ® size 70/10 Universal Needles Quilting cotton print fabric (amount determined by number of hearts desired) Fiberfill Sewing pins Sulky Multipurpose Turning Tool Pinking shears (optional) PUFFY HEART APPLIQUE Print the Puffy Heart Applique template and cut out at least one heart. Three hearts are included if you want to streamline your…

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  • Valentine Mug Rug

    Valentine Mug Rug with Machine Embroidery

    Valentine Mug Rug A Valentine Mug Rug makes a great gift for “gal-entine’s” day, and also makes for cute décor during the month of February and beyond. Choose from one of our Cup of Tea Machine Embroidery designs, and grab a thread palette to have all the threads needed for this cute project. Valentine Mug Rug Supplies Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer™ Stabilizer Cup of Tea Machine Embroidery Palette (includes 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread and six machine embroidery designs in 3 sizes; featured design: Love You More) Sulky Thread 50 wt. Cotton Thread (construction) 30 wt. Cotton Blendables® (quilting) 60 wt. Bobbin Thread (embroidery) Organ® Needles size 90/14 Embroidery…

  • Valentine Cross Stitch Design Collection for Gift Tag Blanks

    Valentine Cross Stitch Gift Tag Designs

    Valentine Cross Stitch Gift Tags These Valentine Cross Stitch Gift Tags are an adorable addition to any gift for a cat lover! These three exclusive designs from the Be Meow Valentine Collection work perfectly with our custom wooden gift tag blanks. But you can also stitch the designs onto Aida cloth or other substrate and make them into mini shelf-sitter pillows or framed gifts. CROSS STITCH DESIGN DETAILS Grab the collection of Valentine Cross Stitch designs as a standalone digital product. Or purchase the Thread Palette, which comes with six spools of Sulky Cotton Petites Thread, our preference for handwork projects. This thread stitches smoothly and comes on a spool.…

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  • heart bookmark

    Heart Bookmark with Conver”sew”tion Heart Embroidery

    Heart Bookmark with Sulky Conver”sew”tion Heart Embroidery These heart bookmark corners make great Valentine’s Day gifts. Personalize them with the Sulky Conver”sew”tion Heart machine embroidery designs, in either the “modern” or “traditional” style. The full embroidery collection includes 20 designs (10 of each style), or purchase only the modern or traditional style. The Machine Embroidery Palette includes all 20 designs and 10 spools of Sulky Rayon Thread needed to stitch out the collection. This makes a great kid’s craft to keep little ones busy during winter break from school, too! Have them choose the embroidery design and teach them to construct the final step with blanket stitches done by hand.…

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  • Valentine's Day gift ideas

    Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

    Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas – DIY and Pre-Made! Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it! Luckily, we have tons of Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you on our blog. We also just launched a NEW Valentine’s Day Shop, packed with Valentine thread, kits, designs, and sewing-themed jewelry and decor for you to spoil your loved ones. Not sure what to get? Here are a few of our favorite projects and products that make perfect Valentine’s Day gifts. Filled with Love Tea Towel Add an adorable Filled with Love tea towel design to a blank trimmed tea towel to gift for Valentine’s Day. All you need is our Cup…

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  • Crazy Patch Valentine Holder

    Crazy Patch Valentine Holder Using Hexies & Free-Motion Stitching

    Crazy Patch Valentine Holder by Melissa Shields Create a fun “Crazy Patch” Valentine Holder to contain the cards you’ll receive this Valentine’s Day. This also makes a great kid’s project to take to school, and it’s a fun stash buster that teaches some new techniques. Use a bunch of leftover hexies to create the crazy heart Valentine, or cut new ones from coordinating fabric prints. A die-cutting machine, such as AccuQuilt, Sizzix or Cricut, is especially helpful for this process. (The heart template can be cut this way, too!) WHAT IS A CRAZY PATCH Crazy patch is an old quilting technique that was a way to use up scraps and…

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  • Planning a Wedding? Here are 3 DIY Wedding Ideas

    DIY Wedding Ideas Happy Valentine’s Day! Since Love is in the air today, we thought we would show you some cool DIY wedding trends that we are in love with ourselves. 35 Ways To Use Embroidery Hoops This blog post is full of great DIY ideas that are simple and elegant. These Quilts over Hay Bails for Guest Seating What an amazing display of love and heritage! This Custom Wedding Portrait Nothing marks the special day better than a personalized handmade gift. This custom wedding portrait is a piece of art from Daisyeyes.com and is the perfect way to mark the day and the beginning of an amazing journey. Order…

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  • no sew valentines gifts

    Top 5 No Sew Valentines to Make & Give

    No SEW? No WAY! No sew Valentines to Make & Give No-sew Valentines are great gift options when you’re running short on time. We’re going a bit beyond stickers and construction paper to bring you 5 no-sew valentines day gifts to give to teachers, neighbors, friends and family. Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to get crafty and show your love with fabric and thread. These no-sew valentines day gifts are easily made with minimal materials and minimal time, yet the effort still shows! Give someone a warm fuzzy feeling with one or all of these no-sew valentine gift ideas. Make sure to create a simple card to go with…

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  • hand embroidered valentines day cards

    Hand Embroidered Valentine’s Day Cards

    How To Make Hand Embroidered Valentine’s Day Cards For Your Loved Ones Making hand embroidered Valentine’s Day cards is a great way to say I Love You with stitches. This project is easy enough for beginners, children included, and fun for everyone! Honestly, I don’t care if it’s a made up holiday or not, I LOVE VALENTINE’S DAY! How could I not? It’s all about love and romance and a great excuse to decorate and sew with all my favorite things: Pink, Red, Hearts, and more Hearts. I have already started making heart-shaped muffins for my family to enjoy at breakfast and, this weekend, we will make a heart-shaped cake.…