EMBROIDERY ON A BUDGET: 5 ways to save money on fabric

EMBROIDERY ON A BUDGET: 5 Ways to save Money on Fabric The continuing series, Embroidery on a Budget by the Economical Embroiderer! This week’s topic is FABRIC. You can’t embroider without fabric (other than FSL, of course) and actually finding cheap fabric is not always easy. First, I would like to point out that there… Read More


So many stabilizers, so little time! When you are first starting out with embroidery, you need to get a machine plus a ton of other things before you even turn on your machine. Having the correct thread is really important, but so is the correct stabilizer. Beleive it or not, using the right stabilizer and… Read More


Many years ago, when I was just starting with embroidery I read some information about embroidery and running a successful business, and the thing I remember most was this: “YOU ARE ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR HOOPING SKILLS” That made a lot of sense to me at the time, but I didn’t realize the vast… Read More

Troubleshooting Embroidery

Everyone has issues from time to time with stitching out embroidery.  You can stitch out one design, and then do the same design on something else and it fails miserably.  This happens more often and not, and we have a certain way that we work through it – troubleshooting.  We start with one thing and… Read More

Embroidery Software Stash

Do you have an embroidery software stash?  Most people do, and it is OK to have more than one embroidery software on your computer. Although I use Wilcom E3 and Wilcom Hatch on a daily basis, and probably 95% of my digitizing time is spent using the Wilcom programs, I do have a few embroidery… Read More