11 Sewing Machines with Automatic Thread Cutters

Let’s talk about one of the sewing machine features that completely changed my sewing journey: automatic thread cutters. I still remember the days of dangling small scissors around my neck and trying to find them when I needed a quick snip! Just so you know, beginners might not find this feature in most entry-level machines. … Read more

Machine Embroidery Hooping Tutorial (Tips & Tricks)

Getting your hoop game on point is crucial for those immaculate machine embroidery outcomes we all strive for. But let’s face it, the manuals that come with our embroidery machines can be a bit skimpy on the deets. So, let’s tackle this together! If you’ve been through the wringer with hooping mishaps, you’re not alone. … Read more

How to Embroider a Backpack With a Machine

Revamp That Old Backpack with Embroidery ✨ During the chilly winter holidays, it’s not the ideal time to find stylish backpacks. So, when my daughter’s kindergarten backpack gave way, I decided to be creative. From my collection, I picked a quilted backpack – a bonus from a DSW purchase. And guess what? I personalized it … Read more

15+ Embroidered Baby Gift Ideas for Boys and Girls

Welcoming a baby is always joyous! Whether you’re an embroidery pro or just getting started, let me guide you through some charming and personalized gift ideas for the little ones. Embroidered keepsakes are not just gifts; they’re memories. I can’t help but smile when I look at the embroidered treasures I received when my kids … Read more

How To Embroider a Hat or Baseball Cap with a Machine

Hey there! It’s Luna, your go-to fashion designer. Summer vibes have inspired me to work on embroidering baseball caps and hats. I understand the challenge of embroidering a curved hat with a flat hoop, especially on a single-needle machine. But guess what? With a sprinkle of patience and the right techniques, you’ll master this in … Read more

7 Helpful Tips for Embroidery on Flannel

Hey there, I’m Luna! As the chill of Fall and Winter sets in, it’s time to cozy up with our beloved flannel. Whether it’s for snapping those adorable pumpkin patch photos, festive family get-togethers, or creating those cuddly Christmas pajamas, flannel is the fabric of the season. ❄️ The holiday season also sparks a crafting … Read more

Embroidery Thread Calculations (Stitches/Spool + Required)

Stepping into the world of machine embroidery, I remember the moments when I’d run out of thread right in the middle of crafting a masterpiece! Let’s dive deep into understanding how much thread you truly need for your embroidery designs, and save you from any thread mishaps. Decoding Stitches and Thread Lengths Ever wondered about … Read more

Redwork Machine Embroidery (Tutorial & FREE Designs!)

If you’ve ever admired the elegance of redwork embroidery, you’d be fascinated to know that while it originally emerged as a hand-embroidered art, modern machine techniques can achieve the same beauty in a snap! Let’s dive into the intricate world of redwork embroidery, both by hand and machine. The Essence of Redwork Redwork is known … Read more

Why is My Embroidery Machine Skipping Stitches? 7 Fixes

Hey there! It’s Luna, your favorite fashion designer. While crafting a stunning embroidered quilt recently, I faced an annoying hiccup with my Brother embroidery machine: it kept missing stitches! If you’ve been pulling your hair out over a similar problem, don’t fret! Let’s unravel the mystery together. Here’s my tried-and-true method to resolve those pesky … Read more

How to Use an Embroidery Machine (for Beginners!)

Hello there! If you’re bewildered by the array of machine embroidery stabilizers available, fret not! As a seasoned fashion designer, I’ve navigated these waters and am here to chart a course for you, from novices to skilled needleworkers. Embroidery Stabilizers: A Beginner’s Compass Embroidery stabilizers are the unsung heroes that lie beneath your beautiful stitches, … Read more