As we approach the new year, (the year 2020, can you believe it?) I wanted to take a few minutes to look back at all we have accomplished in the last year – and yes, we have made some milestones!! One of the big things for me is that we are now almost 1/4 of …

Are you lost when it comes to selecting the right stabilizer? You need a compass to navigate the mysteries of embroidery! Not a compass to help you with directions, but an EMBROIDERER’S COMPASS! It is one of the best things to happen to embroidery – this is the handiest tool you will ever have. I …

SATURDAY SEW ALONG WITH SUE OCTOBER 26, 2019 AT 10:00 AM EST, on the OML Embroidery youtube channel (link below) Be there or be scare(d). I don’t have that pun together yet, but I do have it together when it comes to this sew along featuring metallic thread that actually works!! Join me tomorrow for …

Welcome to Part 5 of the  @Anita Goodesign  Halloween Town Sew Along! In this video, we are going to stitch out a quilt top, step by step! Lots of bright Halloween colors, pumpkin applique and scary ghosts – and of course the scary Halloween trees!!

The Economical Embroiderer here, bringing you important computer information:  clean up your computer desktop and keep your embroidery designs organized! OK, that may not seem like a big deal, but eventually, it may be.  I am making it a part of the Economical Embroiderer series because eventually having tons of embroidery designs on your computer …

I do have a ton of experience stitching and creating embroidery, I have not done much sewing. If I could program the embroidery machine to sew for me, that was a good day! Then McDreamy came along (he is my Brother Dream Machine 2) and everything changed! The DM2 is an incredible embroidery machine, but …

Protect yourself from online embroidery scams! If it seems to good to be true, it probably is!! The embroidery machine is the most expensive embroidery investment, so be careful out there! Can you really find a cheap embroidery machine? what is a good price? does a $66 embroidery machine really true? I can save so …

Tension issues and how to solve them! Do you have Tension issues?  The very first things you need to do are: Clean your bobbin, clean and rethread your upper thread(s) and do the I-test The I-test sounds like it should go along with your iPhone and iMac or testing your eyes,  but don’t worry, it’s …

Have you ever tried to stitch an in the hoop drawstring bag? If you have not tried yet, then you need to add this to your ITH creation list! These bags are finished completely in the hoop in two simple hoopings, and look amazing! To get this gorgeous design, check out Anita Goodesign’s website: https://www.anitagoodesign.com/product/anitas-wonderland/

Do you mix and match? if you have not tried mixing and matching, check out this video where I put two  Anit Goodesign quilting collections together to make a gorgeous wall hanging!! In this video, I am going to show you how I mixed and matched 2 embroidery design collections – both for quilting blocks. …

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