Learn how to construct a boutique bag featuring cork fabric and stunning embroideries! bags like this retail for upwards of $300 but you can make one yourself and have loads of fun doing it! Join us for bag-making techniques, hardware finishing tips, embroidery options and more.
Learn how to quilt with sparkle using Sulky Poly Star thread, while making a special edition Pinwheel Princess mini-quilt (a Sulky exclusive!). A perfect accompaniment to MJ Kinman’s Gemstone quilts, Poly Star thread has flecks of metallic running through it for a sparkle that’s easy on the eyes AND easy on the machine.
Learn how to work with a great quality, supple faux leather to make a statement convertible handbag. You’ll also learn how to add machine embroidery embellishments to the bag, with tips for proper stabilization and hooping, needle choice and design placement techniques.
Learn how to cross-stitch while making an Americana-themed piece, complete with a bison, bald eagle and American flag. Plus, learn finishing techniques & handwork additions for fun embellishments.
Learn foundation paper piecing techniques while making a Road Trip Quilt to commemorate your travels. Rachael Painter of Fiona Sandwich takes you through the process.
Learn how to make in-the-hoop keepsake key fobs with Julie from Designs by Juju. Plus, learn how to customize the key fob using a pretty font collection. You'll gain tips for working with or without embroidery software, too!
Count down to the New Year while making a brand new Zelda bag pattern by Sallie Tomato! Inspired by the Roaring 20s, this bag features fun fringe in faux leather or cork. The pretty embroidery is done either by hand or machine, and you'll learn both methods during this 4-hour event. Join us for the sewing party of the century!
Join Ellen March and Lisa Archer as they make a fast and easy strip-quilt table runner with Pickle Pie Designs' nifty Sugar Pie Quilt Block Set. With simple in-the-hoop quilting techniques, you'll build each block with professional finishes using your embroidery machine. Lisa will guide you every step of the way, including quilting & finishing the table runner.
You’ll gain confidence in using a serger and learn how to construct a professionally made tote using both a serger and a sewing/embroidery machine for added embellishment. The beautiful dimensional textured embroideries, created with Sulky Filaine thread, add something special to the roomy tote pattern.
This fun and fast pumpkin pouch is created entirely in the hoop of your embroidery machine. The pouch is fully lined with no raw edges and makes a great gift.
Learn how to create freestanding 3-D butterflies using your embroidery machine to make and embellish a variety of fun projects. Once you understand the embroidery method, we’ll give you all sorts of inspiring project ideas, some from special sewing celebrities!
Learn tips for constructing a pair of espadrilles, including how to prepare the fabric and how to attach it to the soles. Also learn how to add machine embroidery, cross-stitch or hand embroidery, including sizing the chosen design, stabilizing the fabric and what needle and thread to use for best results.
Learn how to add this painted embellishment technique to quilts by coloring a large-scale Chameleon design. This design is available as a machine embroidered design, with tips for creating it with hand embroidery and free-motion stitching as well. The quilt is done all in the hoop with edge-to-edge quilting, to come together easily and efficiently with professional results.
Learn how to work with pre-fused appliqués to create a pattern, and then embellish with heavyweight Sulky threads. Add ribbon and rickrack to make a fun pillow.
Learn tips for sewing with cork fabric, basic hardware techniques, how to stabilize your fabrics with Sulky Fuse ‘n Stitch Stabilizer, and how to embroider cork fabric using Sulky Poly Star thread.
Learn how a gem’s faceting pattern informs this quilt’s piecing strategy, and discover tips that ensure that you, too, can complete the Elizabeth quilt with confidence.
In-the-hoop machine embroidery ensures perfect results every time. These gift tags are easily created with minimal fabric and you can create several assembly-line style to gift to everyone on your list. Three festive styles are included and are all made in a 4x4 hoop.
In this webinar, Karlee Porter takes you through her process for creating hand lettered quilts. Take the techniques learned and make a postcard project showcasing machine or hand embroidery.
Create a winter scene using laser-cut, pre-fused appliqués and fun decorative stitches. Learn how to layer the appliqués, following a pattern, and choose from built-in stitches to embellish the scene in vibrant, shiny Rayon and Metallic threads.
Add dimension and structure to every bag pattern you create by learning the technique of boxing corners. The featured Sew4Home Sporty Sling Backpack pattern puts all these skills into action along with showing how to use stabilizer and fusible batting for extra structure.
Learn all about Patchwork Pojagi from Katrina Walker. Discover how to achieve the piecing with professional finishes and flawless results. Plus, embroider delicate fabrics, ultimately creating a Modern Patchwork Pojagi wall hanging that looks like stained glass. You’ll love hanging the finished project in front of a window or other light source, with the beautiful shimmery embroidery showcased in the patchwork windowpanes.
Learn how to construct Vanessa Wilson's Pinnacle Table Runner using a specialty Slicer ruler. Then embellish using pinwheel machine embroideries and shiny Sulky Rayon Thread.
Learn MJ Kinman's wild-motion quilting techniques to finish her amazing Birthstone gem blocks and gemstone quilts. Yes, you can do this!
Learn how to make a fun scissor case featuring pretty appliqué embellishment, designed by Sweet Pea Embroidery. Bonus--it's all done in the hoop of your embroidery machine!
Learn the basics of machine embroidery appliqué with Pam Damour, sewing and quilting expert. Choose from a sunflower or snowflake design to make a fun wallet with metal clasp hardware.
Learn how to easily make flawless peonies using your embroidery machine. Watch the 3-D peony come to life and learn how to shape it while assembling it into a pretty arrangement or brooch.
Create an embellished zipper pouch using kraft-tex paper fabric, a compressed paper that looks like leather and sews like butter.
Walk through the process of creating adorable Hoodie Towels using Desiree Designs' Unicorn pattern. Creating these towels as fun gifts is easy and so satisfying. Learn how to fold it and add a bow so it is ready to give as a gift.
Learn how to make a 30-Minute Infinity Yarn Scarf using Sulky Ultra Solvy™ Stabilizer. This is a fun, fast and fabulous technique with “infinite” possibilities.
Create a whimsical sewing machine wall hanging while learning tips and tricks for better machine quilting. Lori Kennedy, the author of Free Motion Machine Quilting 1-2-3, guides you through the process.
Lisa Archer, Owner & Creative Director of Pickle Pie Designs, will teach you how fast, fun and easy it is to make machine embroidery in-the-hoop projects.
Judy Gauthier, author of "Quilts for Scrap Lovers” and “Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers” will amaze you with her beautiful scrap fabric quilts as she demonstrates how easy and fun it is to delve into your scrap bins & make gorgeous quilts.
Learn how to create a fun Sunshine Pillow featuring Cotton+Steel fabrics and coordinating Cotton+Steel Thread by Sulky. Gain tips for sewing with stabilizers for precise seams and easier construction.
Make a fun appliquéd door hanger for your sewing area, designed by Debra Gabel and featuring her famous FabricPlates™ that have been collected by quilters all over the world. You will learn Debra’s no-trace and no-reverse appliqué techniques while working with Sulky stabilizers and specialty threads.
Welcome to the world of visible mending—where holes, rips, tears, and even stains provide opportunities for one-of-a-kind creativity! Learn two easy hand-sewing techniques to mend clothing, linens, and other fabric items: Boro stitching & eyelet embroidery by hand.
Learn how to quilt with your embroidery machine from expert Eileen Roche. You'll learn tips for continuous quilting designs, how to manage the bulk of the quilt during quilting, perfect placement aids and more.
Learn how to create a zippered clutch with a machine embroidered flap. Then add a crochet edge using Sulky 12 wt. Cotton Petites Thread. No crochet hook required!
Learn how to create incredible quilting stitches using free-motion techniques from two industry experts. You will be over-the-moon with all the ways to use simple straight stitches and decorative stitches with stunning results.
Practice tracing and freehand doodling quilting designs with pen and paper to develop confidence and muscle memory. Learn doodle-stitching at the machine with practice quilt sandwiches in order to get comfortable with continuous-line designs.
Vanessa Wilson, aka Crafty Gemini will show you how to brighten up your table top with the Pinnacle Table Runner. There is no wasting of fabric when you use precut fabrics and a 5" slicer ruler. Have fun adding quilting details with the Crafty Gemini 12 wt. Cotton Petites Thread Collection, either by hand or machine. This project is super fun and easy to make!
Create a beautiful one of a kind bouclé lace purse on your own embroidery hoop out of thread and wash-away stabilizer. No fabric necessary!
Create a pretty, lacy handmade scarf using your sewing machine. If you ever wanted to try free-motion work, but didn't know where to begin, this project is ideal for you! You cannot make a mistake!