Category Archives: Embroidery Tips

More Embroidery On Craft Foam

Craft foam is a great addition to embroidery. There are several techniques you can use with with material; read on for some ideas and technique descriptions.

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How To Use Craft Foam With Your Embroidery Machine

Craft foam is fabulous for adding loft to embroidered motifs, but it’s also a creative base for embroidery embellishment. Bring foam out in the open to create fashionably funky accessories and home décor. GETTING STARTED The foam used for embroidery … Continue reading

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Machine Embroidery on Jeans: Part 4

Pants month is over on our sister site, Sew Daily, but we’re not quite ready to let it go yet. So today we have one more post for you on one of the biggest embroidery trends of the moment — … Continue reading

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Machine Embroidery On Jeans: Part 3

October is pants month over on our sister site, Sew Daily, and we’re getting in on it with one of the biggest embroidery trends at the moment — embroidery on jeans pockets. Denim is a great canvas for embroidery designs, … Continue reading

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Machine Embroidery On Jeans: Part 2

October is pants month over on our sister site, Sew Daily, and we’re getting in on it with one of the biggest embroidery trends at the moment — embroidery on jeans pockets. In part two we’ll discuss tips on stabilizers, … Continue reading

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Machine Embroidery On Jeans

October is pants month over on our sister site, Sew Daily, and we’re getting in on it with one of the biggest embroidery trends at the moment — embroidery on jeans pockets. Denim is a great canvas for embroidery designs, … Continue reading

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How To Dye Fabric With Tea

To finish up our unofficial mini-series on heirloom embroidery by machine, here’s some info on how to make new projects looked aged without damaging them. Fabrics and threads can be dyed with strong tea or coffee to achieve an uneven, … Continue reading

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Heirloom Embroidery by Machine: Different Types

Heirloom embroidery is a type of embroidery design that has the look of hand sewing. These designs hearken back to the 1800s to 1900s and were used on baptismal gowns, linens and bridal wear.  Many of these designs and looks … Continue reading

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In The Hoop Projects – Tips For Beginners

Whether your machine has a large hoop or a basic 4” square, you’re a beginning embroiderer or an experienced fiber artist, there are made-in-the hoop projects you can enjoy and use. Some are practical items for your own delight; others … Continue reading

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Learn About Design Anatomy For Machine Embroidery

Several factors make one embroidery design better than another. Proper underlay is one of the most important principles of digitizing. Underlay is like the foundation of a building; if the foundation isn’t good, the building will eventually sink and shift. … Continue reading

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