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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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How to post a photo in a Facebook group

Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Facebook group Being a member of Sweet Pea’s Facebook group is a lot of fun. It is a great way to keep up to date with all the latest machine embroidery designs and see other members … Continue reading

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Learn how to do ‘in the hoop’ FREE puppy zipper purse

Learn how to do in the hoop free puppy purse comes in three hoop sizes 4×4, 5×5 and 6×6. This design comes with very detailed instructions and will teach you how to do in the hoop. Full photo instructions and directions … Continue reading

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Machine embroidery, using heat to tidy stray fibres.

Now we don’t usually recommend playing with fire or heat but it is a sure fire (pardon the pun) way to get rid of those pesky stray fibres that seem to hang about on a completely made in the hoop … Continue reading

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