Teaching Children How To Embroider

| February 21, 2010

My mother and grandmother were “sewers”, with my mother making all the clothing we wore and my grandmother making quilts.  It was only natural then that I had a desire to learn to sew at a young age.  That interest in sewing has passed down to Denise, my daughter, who also started sewing at a […]

Gorgeous Embroidered Pillows Made From Children’s Artwork

| September 15, 2009

Heidi of Extra Special Touch Embroidery in the UK has come up with the cutest idea of converting children’s artwork into embroidery designs that she then uses to create cushions or framed artwork. Heidi says that most drawings can be converted, but not all, and that it’s best to use thick felt tip pens for […]

Free Embroidery Designs

| June 23, 2009

It seems that every business, regardless of whether it’s alterations, sewing, embroidery, crafting, or similar types, can always use a little boost when it comes to ideas for new ways of doing things, new ideas for products, new ideas for creating designs, etc.We’ve mentioned adding embroidery and monogramming to your business as a way of […]

Applique and Monogramming

| May 20, 2009

If you’re like me and don’t own one of the fancy embroidery machines, you can still do sewing machine embroidery, appliques and monogramming using your regular sewing machine.Appliques are so super easy to make and can be used to decorate everything from purses to skirts to wall hangings to towels and children’s clothing.  I like […]

Start An Embroidery Business From Home

| January 30, 2009

A home based embroidery business can be an excellent option for people wanting to sew up a little extra income.  It’s easier than it may seam if you have the right equipment, and there are many benefits.Make Your Own Hours – Work mornings, evenings, weekends, part-time or full-time, it is completely up to you and […]