Heads-up! There’s an awesome new embroidery contest at Urban Threads! Their e-newsletter says,
Each machine embroidery design on Urban Threads comes with a list of the colors we used to stitch it out. While we’re happy to provide ‘em,
Eeep! A Happy Cactus pincushion! Want one? You can make one. Go to Urban Threads‘ tutorial for the skinny on how to embroider and sew him.
If you sometimes get unexpected (bad!) results when stitching a machine-embroidery design, you may not be using the right stabilizer, fabric, or hoop tension. Urban Threads shares an awesome tutorial to help you get the results you want. See the …
Eeeep! Easter is just around the corner. Your pet needs a pair of precious bunny ears! You can make this set from an Abigail Michelle machine-embroidery design at SWAKembroidery.com. The ears are available in six sizes and 11 formats — …
Check out this offer from the Urban Threads e-newsletter:
Can embroidery brighten your day? Here’s the answer, in the form of a flamingo-wielding gnome riding a unicorn. Craft up a big bunch of sunshine and rainbows with this design on
This darling snowman machine-embroidery design is a gift to you from Anja Rieger. Go to her download page to get your free copy.
Nicky Perryman shows lots of photos and a bit of her process in creating some gorgeous, poppy-themed, free-motion machine embroideries. Check out her blog post.
Maybe you’re a geek. If not, there’s surely a geek in your life. So you’d better go grab this adorable design from Urban Threads while it’s free! (It will be regular price beginning November 4.) Go to the download page…
Here’s an awesome, timely freebie from Urban Threads! The UT e-newsletter says,
Show off your skills as a vampire hunter when you machine embroider your own in-the-hoop patch! Available in hand embroidery and stock art versions too — free
Our beloved Anja Rieger has two fiber-art portraits included in a show of work by Berlin illustrators at Akademie für Illustration und Design Berlin. Yea, Anja! Rock n roll! Go to her blog post to see more images and get …
Helen Dickson of Bustle & Sew says, “Easy freestyle machine embroidery makes this cute on-trend fox cub design really special.” I couldn’t agree more. You can buy the design for this darling pillow cover from the Bustle & Sew online …
Deborah Schlegel of Art Threads shows us how to make a pretty thread-sketched basket from a fat quarter of fabric. See her tute.
Gerwyn Davies’ embroidered assemblages are unexpected, sometimes frightening, and absolutely original. Start looking at
her his works and you won’t be able to stop. Check out this project on Behance: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying.
And many …
I’m always amazed by the detail Cathy Cullis achieves with free-motion machine stitching. Go take a look at her latest works. And click the images so you can enlarge them. You’ll be glad you did.
Carmel of Solomon Sewing made these adorable felt finger puppets using an in-the-hoop design set from Embroidery Library. Benefit from her experience: See her tips for how to get the best results from this commercial pattern.