I was a vendor at a convention this weekend and sold a ton of mug rugs. People were buying them up to 8 at a time. I thought I'd share what I learned. What people bought first/most of were ones that had words on them and funny. A lot of people did not k
Mug Rug I've started making a series of mug rugs using Embroideronline's designs, baby woodland. The designs are on sale now. They use a lot of the same colors, so it is easy go go from one animal to the next. I needed something for little "thank yo
I made some more mug rugs to sell at a craft show I'm doing this week. This was a free design and the stitches did not line up perfectly, but I like how it turned out anyhow. The octopus was a freebie too, and the bird is Embroidery Library. They are don
This is the caffeinated owl apron that I've had so much trouble with the hooping. Actually, I always have hooping trouble. It is from Smart Needle. By the time I got to the last few colors, they were all not lining up right, so I just stopped stitching.
I did this pumpkin in white. Unfortunately, when I put a wss topper on it, I also grabbed a white leave in stabilizer as well. Went to wash the stabilizer out and discovered what I'd done. I can probably save it by carefully cutting away some of the stab
I've been working on a set of monogramed napkins for a gift when both of my machines decided to go on strike and stop working. Both of them have come home from the shop and had to go right back again with another problem. As a result, I haven't been abl
I've been busy making mug rugs for my next event in a couple of weeks. I'm going to be a vendor at a conference for women with gynocological cancers and their mentors. The ask for 10% of you sales and I match it with an additional matching donation. I s
I've been working on some aprons for upcoming shows. The pig is from Julia's Desgins, the Christmas ones are from Artistic Designs. I used some gold metallic and silver threads that really made the designs stand out. The aprons are much blacker than the