Jan Davis

Pros and Cons of Every Day Marking Tools

Embroidery Design Marking Tools-3

Quick Tip Tuesday (QTT) Watch the video or read the article below. It’s the same info! After all, it’s all about crafting with machine embroidery! https://youtu.be/5kE6NdldJ78 What’s marking tools are in your embroidery machine tool box? Hi, I’m Jan Davis from Crafting with Machine Embroidery. And today is QTT – Quick tip Tuesday. Today’s tip …

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5 Tips for Easier Machine Embroidery Hooping

Stop Fabric from moving in the Hoop

5 Tips that Stop Machine Embroidery Hooping Issues QTT or Quick Tip Tuesday comes out every Tuesday. Either watch video or read the article below. It’s the same info! After all, it’s all about crafting with machine embroidery! https://youtu.be/lzUI2DjMmxo 5 Quick Tips to Better Hooping Have you ever been embroidering and realize your design wasn’t …

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QTT: Getting the Glunk Off Your Embroidery Machine

Glunk off your embroidery machine

Simple Solution to Cleaning the Outside of your Embroidery Machine Quick Tip Tuesday (QTT) Watch the video or read the article below. It’s the same info! After all, it’s all about crafting with machine embroidery! https://youtu.be/WZZwzu66Ldg Hi I’m Jan Davis with craftingwithmachineembroidery.com. Today’s QTT – Quick Tip Tuesday, comes from the beauty of our machine. …

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QTT: Organizing Your Bobbins Without Spending a Dime

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3 Ways to Organize Your Bobbins for Easy Use Quick Tip Tuesday (QTT) Watch the video or read the article below. It’s the same info!After all, it’s all about crafting with machine embroidery! https://youtu.be/h6wlHLl8ZmQ Hi, I’m Jan Davis with Craftingwithmachineembroidery.com and today is QTT – quick tip Tuesday.  Today’s tip comes directly from… Can you guess …

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Machine Embroidery Mardi Gras Mask

3 Mardi Gras Mask Project

Show me the beads…It’s machine embroidery Mardi Gras craft time. Since it’s almost Mardi Gras time, you’d better get crafting.I’ve created one simple machine embroidery Mardi Gras mask design, which you can embroider out and embellish any way you choose. Plus you get two sizes to play with.The simplest way to change the mask’s look …

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How to not get stuck with the wrong machine embroidery needle.

7 different sewing needle packages setting around a question mark.

Is there really a wrong kind of machine embroidery needle? Yes, no, maybe. Yes, if your design isn’t embroidering out properly and ruining your project. No, if your design is looking beautiful. So the best answer is…maybe – sometimes and it depends.  By understand the following points to a needle allows you to choose the right needle …

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How to make an amazing Valentine’s Day Embroidery Treat Bag

machine Embroidered Valentines Day Treat Bags

 This project was featured on craftgossip.com Kiss Me and Awesome is made in the hoop with the ribbon tie. Be Mine is created from an existing runoff design. Awesome shows a raggedy or fringe look. It’s almost Valentine’s Day and you’re thinking, “What can I make that’s fun, easy, and precious?” After all, Valentine’s Day …

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How to Safely Fly with Your Embroidery Machine

Flying with an embroidery machine

You love working on machine embroidery projects but sometimes you gotta get on a plane for business, pleasure, or family. Wouldn’t it be nice to just pack your machine, supplies, and go?  Knowing when you get to your destination you can continue to craft, relax, and enjoy. At first, you might think it’s impossible to …

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11 Different Types of Machine Embroidery Thread  – Choose Wisely

Machine Embroidery Thread

Every time you create an embroidery design project you are creating art. In your mind, you have an image of the project outcome before you ever start. You want your butterflies to soar, water to flow, and certain things to pop. You know exactly what your finished project should look like. But does your embroidery …

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The Real Reason You’re Struggling with Your Machine Embroidery Projects

Struggling with machine embroidery projects

You find the cutest machine embroidery project online, in a magazine or a pattern book and you want to make it. But all you can think is “I can’t make that” or “it’s too complicated”. But it’s sooo cute. You skim through the pictures and instructions hoping to understand what the creator is talking about. …

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