Don’t Be Nervous About Picking Your Quilt Colors!

Coming up with a cohesive and beautiful quilt design for machine quilting is probably the most challenging part of the quilt planning process.

Before you’re cutting out squares and shapes and stitching them together on your quilting machine, you’ve got to have the pattern and color scheme worked out.

It’s [...]

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Create Stunning Machine Embroidery With These Tips!

Embroidery is perhaps the most creative thing you can do with a needle and thread, whether you’re doing it by hand or using a fast and versatile embroidery machine designed specifically for making beautiful thread art on fabric.

Machines like the SWF MAS 12-Needle Embroidery Machine make stitching complex, detailed [...]

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Single vs Multi-Needle Embroidery – What Is Right For Me?

When shopping for a great machine to do machine embroidery, one important question you’ll need to answer is whether you want a single-needle machine or a multi-needle machine.

Obviously, one of these machines stitches using only one needle, while the other uses more than one, but do you know the significance?

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By | November 27th, 2019|Categories: Machine Embroidery|Comments Off on Single vs Multi-Needle Embroidery – What Is Right For Me?

Sewing With Sequins For Christmas – Make It More Fun!

Of all the adornments and embellishments you can add to the projects you make with your sewing machine, none is more glittery and glamorous than sequins.

Even if you’ve never had a reason to use sequins in your projects, all that glint and glitter is just perfect for holiday garments [...]

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Quilt Quality Depends On The Right Machine and Frame Combo!

Quilting is a labor of love, as it’s certainly a craft that comes with a large learning curve.

Achieving perfection also requires using the right equipment, like a quality Grace frame and machine combo.

Although you can quilt on just about any sewing machine that can sew a straight stitch [...]

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A Comprehensive Look at Machine Embroidery For Beginners!

So you’ve seen all the great designs you can make and want to try embroidering with a fun Janome embroidery machine.

If you’re wondering what to do next, consider this a quick primer in machine embroidery to hopefully get you going in the right direction.

Once you figure it out [...]

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Help – How Do I Pick A Good Embroidery Design?

Machine embroidery can be a fun and artistic way to use thread to embellish your clothing and items when the design is well-planned and properly executed on your embroidery machine.

When that doesn’t happen, it can be a costly disappointment in terms of ruined fabric, wasted thread, and consumed time.

If [...]

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Do I Really Need a Mid Arm Quilting Machine?

If you’re moving up in your quilting and would love a longarm machine but can't afford one due to the price, space required, or some other reason, a midarm machine like the Q'nique 15 Pro might be the perfect option for you.

These in-between longarm machines perform double duty, as [...]

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How To Select The Right Commercial Embroidery Machine!

Machine embroidery is a lot of fun and with the right commercial embroidery machine, it can also be a profitable business.

How do you know which machine to buy, though?

If you’re thinking of starting an embroidery business, consider these points when researching commercial models like the SWF MAS-12 embroidery [...]

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The Benefits of a Heavy-Duty Juki TL2010Q Quilting Machine!

If quilting is your passion, you need a high-quality machine to accomplish all of your quilting goals!

The Juki TL2010Q is a great machine for all your small and large quilting projects as it’s exceptionally durable and can be used in a variety of ways.

Whether you’re sitting at your [...]

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