Tag Archives: Machine Embroidery Designs

Choosing the Right Stabiliser

When tackling a new machine embroidery project it is always important to have the right equipment and material on hand. We have already discussed the importance of choosing the right needle, but now we are going to delve further into … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea Sew-a-long Challenge -August The Winners

Each month we will choose a 1st Place , 2nd and 3rd Place winners ( plus 4th, 5th and 6th) At the end of the 3 sew-a-longs we will have a total of 18 monthly winners. We will put the … Continue reading

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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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Sweet Pea Sew-a-Long Challenge – JULY ‘The Winners’

  Each month we will choose a 1st Place , 2nd and 3rd Place winners ( plus 4th, 5th and 6th) At the end of the 3 sew-a-longs we will have a total of 18 monthly winners. We will put … 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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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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