Tag: embroidery

DENSITY MATTERS.

Embroidery Case Files: Density Matters “I WANT A SMALLER VERSION OF MY DESIGN:  I HAVE SOFTWARE, SO WHY CAN’T I TAKE THE DESIGN AND MAKE IT SMALLER?  IT LOOKS FINE ON MY COMPUTER SCREEN, BUT DOESN’T STITCH OUT VERY WELL.” I see this question asked again and again in all different groups.  I have a …

Embroidery on a budget

Embroidery on a Budget: MORE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY Last week, we talked about some things you can do to save money in embroidery and today we are going to be talking about thread.  After all, you can’t do embroidery without embroidery thread, and thread can be one of your biggest expenses. SO MUCH THREAD:  …

oml schedule

UPCOMING EVENTS: Tomorrow we are going to be working on the Lavender Brown quilt and stitching the bottom half of the Benny Bunny block from Anita Goodesign. We will be streaming LIVE directly into the OML Embroidery University facebook group and on Youtube at the same time. Here is the link for the youtube video …

Do you back up your embroidery?

new podcast

There is so much to learn when you get into embroidery.  One great place to start is to learn the lingo.  Embroiderers use shortcut terms and lots of them like WSS and FST and we also have some strange terms like birds nest and thread shred!  If you want to learn how to speak embroidery …

ITH cell phone zipper bag

The Anita Goodesign All Access from May 2021 is filled with so many awesome designs, it was very hard to pick a favorite this month!!! Everything was GORGEOUS – especially the big quilt project! The blocks are amazing! Join me today at 4:00PM on the OML Embroidery channel (click the picture below) for a fun …

the big question: WHAT MACHINE SHOULD I BUY?

hey, welcome to my podcast!  this week’s subject are questions that everyone asks:  WHICH MACHINE SHOULD I BUY?  WHICH MACHINE IS BEST?  WHICH MACHINE IS THE BEST VALUE?  and yes, I will answer the questions!  I wish I had a simple answer, but it really isn’t simple.  The machine that is best for me, is …

Boo! Halloween Embroidery Design by Sweet Pea

Did I scare you? Don’t be scared, it’s the name of the machine embroidery design that we are going to be stitching on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10AM on the OML Embroidery youtube channel! This is a new and really cute design from Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery designs and I think it will be …

What stabilizers do I need to get?

The Economical Embroiderer Series: Stabilizer I have had fun doing the research to become an Economical Embroiderer!  This week we are talking about stabilizers, and how to be economical with stabilizers.  Some people will go to extreme lengths to save a few pennies on stabilizers, and I am not going to suggest any of these …

The Economical Embroiderer: THE BEST BEGINNER MACHINE

We have talked about saving money here and there, and ways that you can search out some awesome deals for great embroidery accessories. This week, let’s talk about your machine, or if you have more than one, your machines. In my house and workshop, we have lots of machines: Commerical level machines, multi-needle machines, fun …

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