WARNING: This is a troubleshooting tale of epic proportions that may or may not scare embroiderers with nerd words or nerdy concepts. I tried to keep the tech-talk to a minimum. Nothing is perfect, I do understand that concept, however there is a small yet big issue with the Luminaire 2 – can anyone guess …

Spring is just around the corner. Never mind all of that rain, soon it will be warm and lovely outside and because of all this rain, the flowers will start coming up soon too! Personally I am ready for some tulips and daffodils πŸ™‚ I thought it would be fun to have a bright and …

Every once in a while, I love to give myself a good challenge. Freestanding Lace was the first one, and learning all about Welsh Quilting is the second one. I have been working on the Welsh Quilting for a few months – finding books, research, checking out archives and studying the wholecloth wool quilts that …

You have heard me talk about Welsh Quilting – but what is it? Of course there are many aspects to Welsh Quilting, including piecing, but I decided to focus on the actual quilting designs. Why? I just love how they look and each motif has meaning – and of course there are rules, but rules …

Couching is making designs with yarn and thread! Your machine has to be able to do couching designs – it requires a pathway for the yarn to keep the tension even and a special couching foot that has room for the yarn and the thread. On the sewing side, you can use different feet to …

Oh, how I love in the hoop quilt blocks. I don’t mind the sewing machine and piecing them together, but everything is better on the embroidery machine! This is why I love these new quilt block sets with built in quilting designs! All you have to do is plan your quilt design, get your fabric …

New Stuff

Just to keep you up to date on what’s going on at OML Embroidery! We have been really busy with new quilt designs, mylar designs, the Sweet Pea Haunted house sew along and getting ready for the Anita Goodesign On-Point modern landscapes quilt design where we will be playing around with colors to make this …

This gingerbread zombie is not made from sugar and spice!Β  He’s still gingerbread, though, but just not the good kind.Β  the Zombie is missing a limb, right down to the bone.Β  On the bright side, he has a folded fabric background that looks fabulous and helps him stand out in the zombie cookie crowd this …

Yep, you read that correctly – 4 matching hexagon web quilt blocks 3 are free bonus blocks that go along with the original hexagon web block. These are so much fun to stitch out – and of course the quilt blocks stitch quickly! Sew much fun to put together! Get yours today while it is …

Are you busy?

Whew, this is has been a very busy work week. I am happy but tired! How busy have you been this week? I have been working hard on a new wall hanging called Dresden Halloween Town! I was getting some sewing practice done making some Halloween fabric using my Accuquilt cutter to save time – …

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