So, I embroidered on a t-shirt today. Usually, I just fold over the extra stabilizer over the back of the design and hand stitch so it will be soft on the inside. But this time, I used a fusible tricot, and the directions said to use medium to high hea
A just-because gift for my mom for tomorrow. She is 86, and a three-year cancer survivor. I've learned not to take any day for granted. Design from Tattered Stitches. My picky machine loves her designs. This hasn't been pressed yet, but I was too e
Since I've been retired, I worry about our budget constantly, and keep thinking I should make my embroidery more of a business. So I had joined several embroidery facebook groups, thinking I would learn new techniques and styles. All it did was stress
Just want to give a shout out to Tattered Stitches for their phenomenal customer service, as well as their beautiful designs. I had a problem, and less than 24 hours later the problem was solved, even over the weekend. Fantastic!
I need suggestions. Two of the young men in our church have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. They are great kids, and I'd like to make them something to commemorate their achievement. Would a boxed type zipper bag be appropriate, or is there somethi
My nephew and his wife are expecting a baby. I've always tried to make something for each niece or nephew for their babies, and for this baby I have chosen this set of designs. I'm not all the way finished with the set, but I think these will go perfe
I don't remember exactly how long I've had my beloved Brother machine, but it's about 12 years old. I looked it up, and I've put over 12.5 million stitches on it. I'm kind of proud of my workhouse machine. Wish I had a cool name for it.
For those of you who do ith zipper bags (I love them!), I have found a Youtube video that shows a way to secure the zipper ends that I've never seen before. I can't share the site, but if you'll pm me... I haven't actually tried the method, but I'm
As many of you probably did, I was a sewer before I was an embroiderer. Today, I sewed this bathrobe for my granddaughter. Sewing seems to be my therapy, as it settles my mind and soothes my worries. While I was sewing, I didn't think one time about
I came to the conclusion today that I am a hypocrite. Scrolling through a website today, I realized that I am on the lookout for sites that violate copyright, but I have been just skipping over obviously copyrighted designs using characters or symbols of