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How to take perfect photos of your Machine Embroidery project.

How fabulous is this July Sew-a-Long ! We are already beginning to see some absolutely fabulous Tassel Bags being made. Today I thought I would share with you some handy tips in presenting your finished bag in the best possible … Continue reading

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Coloring with Sweet Pea’s in the hoop , machine embroidery Designs

by guest blogger Rita Wetzel     Coloring is fun for all ages – young, old, and in between.  It’s one of the first creative outlets we have as young children.  More importantly, we can enjoy it well into our … Continue reading

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How to insert a zipper in an “in the hoop” machine embroidery zipper purse

Learn how Sweet Pea uses these steps to insert a zipper in the hoop. Continue reading

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How to make a Scallop Edge

Scallop Edge Instructions © by Sandy Kiester USA – April 2017 Photos provided by Mia Swafford Items used in preparing to mark and stitch a scallop edge. Spray adhesive, pencil or pen, scissors, rotary cutter and cutting mat if you … Continue reading

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Basic Supplies for In The Hoop Embroidery

by guest blogger Rita Wetzel Whether you are new to embroidery, a long time embroiderer or somewhere in between, having basic supplies at your fingertips will minimize frustrations while working on your projects.  For the most part, these basic supplies … Continue reading

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How to trim applique on your in the hoop machine embroidery project

A well trimmed applique can be the difference between a good project and a fantastic one. Applique in your Sweet Pea project The applique used in our Sweet Pea in the hoop projects differ to ‘pre cut’ applique where the … Continue reading

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How to edit your post in a facebook group

So now you have made your Facebook post and you want to edit it. You have posted in the group and you may now want to enter the photo of your Sweet pea project into our Project of the Week … Continue reading

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