Inspiration and Mastery of
your embroidery machine.
Hi, I'm Julie, a.k.a the Machine Embroidery Geek. I love to make fun, modern projects with my embroidery machine - always thinking outside of the fussy, grandma box!
Check out my collection of embroidery designs OR Visit the blog where I offer some embroidery inspiration and answer the perplexing questions that you may have regarding your embroidery machine.
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OK – I know this is going to sound like a first world problem, but one of the more stressful parts of Christmas is not only coming up with gift ideas for other people, but also coming up with gift ideas for yourself. Inevitably, husbands, parents, children, Secret Santas, etc… ask what you want for […]
If you are new to machine embroidery, like maybe you haven’t even taken the embroidery machine out of the box it arrived in, you may wonder how to get an embroidery design on an embroidery machine. Good question. But first… Why do you need to get an embroidery design on an embroidery machine? Most machines come […]
If you are thinking about investing in your first embroidery machine or buying one from someone else, you probably looked at the Brother entry-level consumer-grade embroidery machines. These two machines: the PE535, and the PE800, range in price from (currently) $269 to $510 and can be Amazon Primed right to your doorstep in 48 hours. […]
What do you say we raise the bar on headbands? While stretchy, knit headbands are fine and functional, in my opinion, a headband made from a printed cotton fabric looks SOOOOOO much more stylish. It’s super easy to make a personalized headband with a woven fabric. And, if you are lucky enough to own an embroidery […]
So, have you tried making any in-the-hoop projects? Well, now may be your time to tackle it, especially since there are so many AMAZING in-the-hoop toys and games to make on an embroidery machine that make super cute and unique holiday gifts. The kids will love them and parents will love them even more. Here’s […]
Making a monogrammed chair has been a project stuck in the back of my mind for a long time. Until this weekend, however, I never had the motivation or reason to do it. But, when I recently decided to make an effort to spruce up our living room, I spotted an opportunity. I noticed that […]
Let’s face it. Teenage girls are hard to shop for, especially if you are not a teenage girl. Once you are no longer in your teens, you probably are not aware of what is super trendy (nor do you probably care). But, in my experience, (and I do have some experience as a mother of […]
Are you an owner of a single needle embroidery machine who wonders if it is even possible to embroider on a baseball cap? I, too, at one point, had my doubts. And I waited a long time before I was brave enough to tried to embroidery on a baseball cap using my single needle embroidery […]