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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Putting Your hands in the Embroidery Area when it’s Embroidering

Hands in the embroidery area

You’re watching your embroidery machine perform its magic and notice… You need to put your hands in the embroidery sewing area. Maybe you’ve noticed a thread that needs snipping. Or a piece of appliqué which isn’t lying flat. Or part of the project is creeping into the hoop. You need to do something – now. …

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How to Quickly Organize Your Machine Embroidery Thread  – Never Hunt for Thread Again!

a messy heap of embroidery thread becomes organized thread in drawers

 From Thread Mess to Thread No Stress You’ve found the perfect machine embroidery design for your project. Now all you need are the perfect thread colors to make it a success. You rifle through your thread drawers, baskets, and containers. In your mind, you know you have all the colors you’re looking for but the right …

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You Don’t Need a Fancy Embroidery Machine to have Fun

two expensive embroidery machines

You’re a crafter or sewer and the thought of creating your own machine embroidery is mouthwatering. You could easily add color and design to all of your projects. All you need is a home embroidery machine. You’ve watch videos online, visited dealer showrooms and witnessed them running at your favorite craft expo. You’ve gotta have …

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