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Machine Embroidery Twist on Sashiko Quilting

Sashiko Sashiko was a style of functional embroidery developed in Japan and used as early as the 17th century, which was very popular with the peasant class. Traditionally the style features geometric white patterns on darker, usually indigo cloth. (sashiko … Continue reading

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Choosing the right needle for machine embroidery

Choosing the right needle for a machine embroidery project doesn’t have to be a daunting prospect. Many an embroidery enthusiast may have avoided becoming a hysterical mess while attempting to purchase needles if they had just done a little research … Continue reading

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Link between the “Yolo” bag and the Red Hat Society.

Recently, a number of you may have encountered a file on Sweetpea that can be used to create an ITH (In the Hoop) tote bag embroidery design featuring a wild-hearted gal burning rubber on her rascal. Continue reading

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Using Kam Snaps

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KAM snaps are a very quick and easy way to apply fasteners to a project. They can made of a strong and durable type of plastic  or metal. The requirements to make…

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Christmas in July

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? Or just getting organised. There is no better time to do it . We have a growing range of Christmas designs for in the hoop machine embroidery. ? https://swpea.com/products/rudolf-christmas-bib-6×10-and-7×12-in-the-hoop-machine-embroidery-design This bib…

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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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Koala Adventures- the winner is

  Jason and Kylie are off to see the world Our new Aussie mascots are two cute koalas called Jason and Kylie. Like any grown up Aussie son or daughter these two young Aussies are ready to leave the family … Continue reading

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