Beginner’s Guide To Embroidery (Episode 3): Needles

Let’s talk about needles! Above you can view episode 3 of our Beginner’s Guide to Embroidery mini-series. The very first thing that you want to do is grab your instruction manual. There is always a page that will provide needle recommendations according to the manufacturer. I am currently working with the Babylock Verve. Its manual states that a size 11 embroidery needle… Read More »Beginner’s Guide To Embroidery (Episode 3): Needles

Beginner’s Guide To Embroidery (Episode 2): Stabilizers

Let’s Talk Stabilizers! Stabilizer options can be a little overwhelming when you enter the embroidery world. What type do I use, how many layers do I use, what fabric do I use with it? In this second episode of our Beginner’s Guide to Embroidery, I hope to answer some of these questions for you. We are going to be talking about stabilizers.… Read More »Beginner’s Guide To Embroidery (Episode 2): Stabilizers

Beginner’s Guide To Embroidery (Episode 1): Choosing a Machine

This video is the first in our series of the Beginner’s Guide To Embroidery! It’s all about choosing an embroidery machine! I am excited to put this series together because as a beginner embroider myself, I found I had a lot of questions, but when you break down the information, it really is a ton of fun and not nearly as overwhelming… Read More »Beginner’s Guide To Embroidery (Episode 1): Choosing a Machine

know your bobbin cases

Know Your Bobbin Cases

Did your sewing machine come with two bobbin cases and you have no idea why? I’ve got you. Below is information to help you determine which bobbin case to use and when to use it. Before we begin, I do want to mention that this information applies to Babylock and Brother bobbin cases. Green Screw Bobbin Case I am calling this bobbin… Read More »Know Your Bobbin Cases

roller foot

Sewing Machine Roller Foot

The sewing machine roller foot is going to save you from many headaches. Have you worked with tricky fabric like knits, vinyl, or faux leather? They can slip around making your sewing experience less than fun. WHAT DOES THE ROLLER FOOT LOOK LIKE? The roller foot has little cylinders on the bottom of the foot that rotate as you sew. Because the… Read More »Sewing Machine Roller Foot