Tips for Using Stabiliser in the Hoop - Tips to Stop Designs Puckering in the Hoop.

Holly Nash
When tackling a new machine embroidery project it is always important to have the right equipment and material on hand. For those of you who have ...

Tips for Using Stabiliser in the Hoop - Tips to Stop Designs Puckering in the Hoop.

Holly Nash
When tackling a new machine embroidery project it is always important to have the right equipment and material on hand. For those of you who have ...

How to Insert a Zipper Into a Bag

Holly Nash
I have been asked a lot lately on how we insert zippers into our bags. We have found this method to be easy and it gives a nice tidy result. Let's...

Tips when using PU Leather in Machine Embroidery

faux leatherHolly Nash
PRESSING UN-PRESSABLE FABRIC Helpful when doing Flip and Fold techniques.  Some fabrics we use can’t be pressed with an iron. So, we use a “dolly”...

Appliqué, Embroider, Embellish it!

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Putting a personal touch into your wardrobe is not just fun, it puts a little more personality into what you're wearing everyday. It's also...

Hearts & Swirls Table Runner Design

Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs in the hoop, machine embroidery
Our Hearts and Swirls Table runner is an enchanting design released in January 2018, just in time to celebrate Valentine's Day. This Table ...

Organising Thread for Big Embroidery Projects – Project Hacks

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Machine embroidery is making use of a sewing machine or specialty embroidery machine to create freeform stitched designs or personal patterns ...

Christmas Star Table Runner design

Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs in the hoop, machine embroidery
It’s never too early or too late to get projects made for Christmas. There is also something to special and nostalgic about homemade gifts, de...

Make Your Own Hanging Mobile In The Hoop

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A mobile is a type of moving sculpture constructed to take advantage of gravity and wind. It consists of a number of rods, string, chains or r...

Raw Edge Feather Placemat Design

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Similar to traditional appliqué, Raw Edge Appliqué is a technique which involves two or more pieces of shaped fabric, combined with embroidery...

Succulent & Cacti Table Runner Design

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Succulents and Cacti have always been a favourite among plants, they are hardy by nature. There is a wide variety of colour, size and shape...

Log Cabin Quilting

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What is a Log Cabin Quilt? A log cabin quilt, or log cabin quilt block, is one of the most popular traditional quilt patterns and is pieced...

How to stop breaking thread?

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Threadaches are something to be avoided at all costs when trying to enjoy a good stitch out session. Over the years we have had many, many...

How to make a Binding?

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What is Quilt Binding? Quilt binding is the finishing touch to a quilt. It is the fabric used cover the outer edges of a quilt and keep...