How to Successfully Move From Hand to Machine Embroidery!

If you’re familiar with hand embroidery and how beautiful it can look on clothing and accessories, you might also be interested in trying machine embroidery.

Embroidering with a machine like the Janome Memory Craft 14000 allows you to add beautiful and unique embellishments to many different items and do it [...]

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Yes – You Really Can Quilt And Stay On Budget!

Quilting is a wonderful hobby; however, we all know that it can be expensive.

All that fabric cost adds up as does the quilting machine and all the added supplies you might need to go with it.

The good news is that it is definitely possible to keep yourself on [...]

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Learn How To Pick The Right Size Embroidery Machine Hoop!

There are many reasons why machine embroidery designs don’t come out right, from the artwork being poorly digitized to a bad choice of stabilizer and more.

One of the more common reasons for this to happen is incorrect hooping.

Improper hooping is actually responsible for more problems resulting in poor [...]

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Machine Bind Your Quilts Using The Quilt Backing!

The final step to finish any quilt so you can use it, hang it, or give it as a gift is to attach and stitch the edge binding.

While some binding techniques are more complex like traditional hand stitching, there is a simple method you can use to quickly and [...]

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What Is The Value of Bobbin Thread for Machine Embroidery?

Whether you’re sewing garments or accessories on a regular sewing machine or creating pretty machine embroidery embellishments on those items, a stitch is a stitch and every stitch requires a bobbin thread to complete it.

Though it may not seem so, even designs you stitch with an embroidery machine like [...]

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Do You Know The Best Way To Quilt A Large Quilt?

Finishing a really big sewing project like a king size quilt is definitely something a quilter can be proud of after all the hours spent planning, cutting, stitching, and quilting to get it done.

Don't forget to take into account the challenge of handling larger projects on either a [...]

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Don’t Miss These Valuable Machine Embroidery Tips!

For beginners just getting started with machine embroidery, there is certainly a lot to know about it in order to get it right.

Once you get accustomed to your machine, whether its a basic model or something more advanced like the Melco Amaya Bravo 16 Needle, you’ll be amazed at [...]

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Fat Quarters – When Did They First Appear and Why?

If you do any kind of quilting, whether with a standard sewing machine or spend hours sitting at a fun Q'nique quilting machine, you surely need to know about fat quarters.

Fat quarters are a widely-available quilting staple and make projects sewn on a machine like the Grace Q'nique [...]

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The Importance of Stabilizer to Beautiful Machine Embroidery!

Machine embroidery is an intricate technique that you can use to create amazing art on fabric using beautiful threads.

Getting the best results with any design demands more than just a great machine like a Melco Bravo embroidery machine; a good stabilizer is a critical part of the equation!

What [...]

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The Ongoing Evolution of Quilting When It Came to America!

Behind every quilt made on a Q'nique quilting machine, there is a long illustrious history of the origins of quilting throughout the world and in America.

The technique has been around for thousands of years, practiced all over the world by different societies; however, as this method for making [...]

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