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How to Machine Embroider on Towels!

November 18, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

 Embroidered towels make great Christmas gifts! There are a few things you should take care to do when embroidering on towels. Use a 14 or 11 embroidery needle. You'll need a tear-away or wash-away stabilizer and what is called a topping (click here for topping products). A topping is used on top of the plush fabric you are using and ...

Easier Embroidering on Onesies

January 5, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

Those tiny onesies can be hard to embroider on unless you have one of those machines like  the Baby Lock Enterprise or the Endurance where the hoop allows for maneuvering small/tight items more easily. I have the Baby Lock Esante and LOVE it and I use the 5 x 7 hoop with onesies because I still need to get the smaller hoop! So ...

Save a Little on Machine Embroidery Stabilizer!

December 3, 2011 in General, Tips & Tricks

My favorite stabilizer to use while embroidering with my Baby Lock Esante is the kind that you can hoop and stick your fabric to and then it tears, this: Stik-Tear, Tear-Away Stabilizer! I LOVE being able to hoop only the stabilizer and then positioning and sticking my item-to-be-embroidered right on the stabilizer (especially when I'm working with onesies or a ...

by Stacey

Halloween in July

July 14, 2011 in Projects, Sewing supplies

Bewitching Pumpkin I am starting to see quite a few Christmas in July sales popping up lately and with this heat I could benefit from a few thoughts of snowflakes and mittens.  Except every year I look forward to the fall.  I love the cool nights, the colorful display of leaves and most of all Halloween.  So while I am melting in ...

by debbie

Joys of Easter Cross

March 24, 2010 in Projects

Celebrate all the joy Easter season brings with this colorful cross. With eggs, flowers, and other elements of the season it spread the warmth of the season. Download project

by Kendra

FREE LOLcat Embroidery Design

September 8, 2009 in General

Click on over to Urban Threads now through Sept. 13 for a free LOLcat embroidery design! This crafty kitteh is available in machine embroidery, hand embroidery, and digital stock art formats. Draw chuckles when you stitch this geeky yet adorable tangled-up kitty on craft totes, shirts, and more.
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