Category Archives: Embroidery Techniques

6 Fun Back-to-School ITH Projects

With COVID-19 social distancing restrictions in place this year, back to school just got even crazier. Many kids are now forced into distance learning, which is particularly hard on the very young.  A young nephew of mine is just starting kindergarten, and because his parents are considered “essential” (I certainly think so!), he’s required to […]

How to Become a Better Embroiderer

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Machine embroidery is way more than throwing a piece of fabric in a hoop and punching a few buttons. The more you learn, the more you realize there is to know! Are you learning the right things? But First, A Little History Back in 1994 there was no YouTube, no FaceBook or Yahoo groups, no […]

Quick & Easy Halloween Earrings, Wine Glass Charms, or Tags

Looking for something quick and easy to celebrate Halloween? Having a party and want some little special something? These small free-standing lace Halloween designs are just the ticket! Where to Get Products Used More Halloween Designs

Why is My Bobbin Thread Showing on Top of My Embroidery?

The root cause of bobbin thread showing on the top side of machine embroidery is tension. Your job as an embroidery detective is to determine what’s causing the tensions problem so you can avoid tension headaches. Learn common causes and their solutions!

Spying for Digitizing: How to Stitch a Feltie

Before you can digitize a design, you need to know how it will sew. Watching a similar type of design can get you started. Interested in a full digitizing lesson on this? Let me know in the comments on YouTube. Get the Design Download the Elephant Feltie here.

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