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!
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I never anticipated that after I started making appliqué designs, people start asking me how to use them. It all seems so simple to me now. But, I do remember when getting started that I, too, was perplexed about how to appliqué on an embroidery machine. But, before we get TOOOOO deep here – let’s […]
When you’ve spent over 10 years working with an embroidery machine, you’re bound to make a few embroidery mistakes. This is certainly true for me. The funny thing is – the more I share stories with other machine embroidery geeks, the more I hear the same stories again and again. It seems we’ve all made […]
Investing in an embroidery machine in a big decision. And, unfortunately, it’s a little bit of a chicken and egg conundrum. If you are new to machine embroidery, you probably are not sure if you will even use an embroidery machine. So… you don’t know if you should buy one until you actually buy it… […]
I sit there, mesmerized, watching my embroidery machine do its thing… happily humming along, then suddenly – POP – the needle breaks. After a brief moment of gratitude that the needle tip did take my eye out, and carefully disposing of the tip before it ends up in my foot, I change the needle and […]
Ok – I’ll say it. Shopping for Father’s day sucks. My dad needs absolutely nothing and what he does want – he just buys. When I’m really grasping for straws – I’ll get him the latest hardcover non-fiction World War II book. Boring. But, he’ll likely read it, or at least it will look good […]
After stitching out dozens of designs on your embroidery machine, are you beginning to crave the ability to make your own embroidery designs? I mean how great would it be to stitch out anything you can dream up and not just other designer’s creations? If this is where you are in your machine embroidery career, […]
Do you ever have one of those projects that turns out better than you could have ever imagined? For me, those experiences are few and far between. It’s such a bummer to overspend your money and time on a project that turns out like crap. But when it all works out better than expected, that […]
Well, it’s almost summer, which means summer travel is about to begin. While I don’t know what your adventures entail, it looks like I may be traipsing around the South visiting Civil War battlefields. This is definitely not my idea, nor my dream destination. Don’t get me wrong. I know this is very educational and […]