Add Interfacing

Stabilizers support embroidery stitches but, sometimes, fabric needs a little bit of help too. Adding a layer of fusible interfacing to the back of fabric before embroidering can help prevent puckering, particularly with lighter cotton fabrics. In applique, they provide additional support and prevent darker fabrics from showing through lighter colors. The key is to … Continue reading “Add Interfacing”

Crazy Quilting

Crazy quilting may look complicated, but it is extremely easy to embroider. Especially since it is now created by machine and not painstakingly stitched by hand. Essentially, it involves applique technique: placement lines for the fabric shapes, tack downs to keep fabric in place, and embellishment stitches to finish it off. This design is Crazy … Continue reading “Crazy Quilting”

Thread Caddy With Hatch Monogram

This thread caddy is so cute you will want to make one for yourself and maybe even a few as gifts! Personalize with a monogram then fill them with thread (or candy) and it is a wonderful gift for your embroidery friends. You will need a wide-mouth jar with a ring and a Tutu Sewing … Continue reading “Thread Caddy With Hatch Monogram”