New wall hanging just released. You are going to love this design that features the classic traditional clamshell shape with a modern twist. the cats are super cute in bright colors while they are sitting enjoying the moonlight. This design is completed in 6 in the hoop blocks and then sewn together to make this …

The Mysterious Case of the Store Bought Embroidered Shirt…Part 1 My youngest daughter Beatrice came downstairs wearing a t-shirt and jeans.  I looked at the shirt and immediately told her to change.  Why?  BAD EMBROIDERY.  REALLY REALLY BAD EMBROIDERY.   After Beatrice showed me the shirt in question, we examined it thoroughly and I quizzed her about …

Keep the creativity flowing! Make a list or two! Being original can be quite difficult at times, it is so much easier to follow along with the crowd.  I love to create, and I love to create with my own style and own ideas.  Once you develop your own ideas, you can easily work them …

NO More puckering!

A quick lesson on stabilizers for no more PUCKERING embroidery designs! I see this problem again and again on Facebook in just about every embroidery group.  My design is puckering, what should I do?  There are a few things to do, but first I am going to get naggy and boring…but listen and pay attention, …

Resizing stitch files: Yay or nay??

It’s a good question! Read on and let me know your opinion on resizing. People always want to change.  Change is good, but not necessarily good when it comes to stitch file embroidery designs.  Should you change the size of the designs that you purchase?  If yes, what is a good amount to change?  Are …

How to get the best results with FSL

There are a few things you can do to make your Free standing lace look it’s best once you have washed out the stabilizer. TIP 1: make sure you use the smallest hoop possible. if your design is 3.5 x 3.5, make sure that you use the 4×4 hoop and not anything larger. Why? FSL …

how much do you love FSL (free standing lace)? Personally, I have always thought that FSL was the most fun you can have with your embroidery machine! FSL bookmarks are a great gift in a card. Have you tried using metallic thread and make Christmas ornaments? What about beautiful shades for battery tea lights? Around …

Welcome to the new FSL Gnome Town! Perfect for tables or outdoors, you can build your own gnome town with tealights! Homes, gardens and more will be coming soon. Grab some battery powered tea lights (get a big pack) and get stitching!

I SCREAM YOU SCREAM

We all scream for ice cream!! Get a little taste of summer with this cute ice cream cone table runner! You get 6 different ice cream designs and 2 different folded fabric sashing designs! You can create your own ice cream flavors using fun fabric too. The set up is up to you – you …

Paper Piecing Florals

Join me tomorrow at 10AM EST on the OML Embroidery YouTube channel. This gorgeous quilt block design is from Anita Goodesign and is found in the February 2022 All Access. I stitched out a few blocks and I liked this one best – I used a 1/2 yard bundle of fabric to pick my colors, …

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