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Janome MB-7 review: a perfect entry-level multi-needle

Janome MB-7 review

Lucky, lucky me.  One of my best friends from childhood (Ellie) and owner of the sewing/embroidery company, Gracefully Hatched, just purchased the Janome MB-7 embroidery machine and let me check it out! Her embroidery business has grown so rapidly that she knew it was time to upgrade to a multi-needle embroidery machine.  Ellie has been […]

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Should I buy a multi-needle embroidery machine?

should I buy a multi needle embroidery machine

So…. you got your first embroidery machine. It’s awesome, isn’t it? Even if your machine is pretty basic and your maximum hoop size is only 4″ x 4″, hopefully you’ve learned that even with an inexpensive embroidery machine, you can still make a lot of cool stuff. But then you start hearing about multi-needle embroidery machines […]

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How to Fix a Broken Embroidery Machine

how to fix a broken embroidery machine

If you’re an embroiderer, then you know that a broken embroidery machine can cause major headaches. Not only is it a waste of time and money to have your machine out of commission, but it can also be very frustrating trying to track down the right repair person to fix a broken embroidery machine. In […]

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27 Cheap Embroidery Supplies and Accessories (you can buy at the Dollar Store)

cheap embroidery supplies and accessories you can buy at the dollar store

Embroidery is a fun and popular hobby, but it can be expensive to to purchase all the required supplies and accessories. I had heard you could buy some cheap embroidery supplies for next to nothing at your local Dollar Tree, but I needed to see for myself. Boy, was I surprised. The Dollar Tree is […]

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Best fabrics for machine embroidery

best fabrics for machine embroidery

If you’re just getting started with machine embroidery, it’s important to choose the right fabrics. Not all fabrics are created equal – some will hold up well to the embroidering process, while others will not. In this article, I’ll discuss the best fabrics for machine embroidery and why they make good choices for beginners. I’ll […]

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Embroidery vs appliqué designs – what’s the difference?

appliqué vs embroidery designs - what's the difference?

When you’re deciding on a design for your next project, it’s important to know the difference between embroidery vs appliqué designs. Both of these file types can be used to create beautiful projects, and both can be made on an embroidery machine. However, embroidery designs and appliqué designs have very different characteristics. In this article, […]

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101 things to machine embroider

101 things to machine embroider

Got an embroidery machine but don’t know what to make. There are so many things to machine embroider! In this blog post, I will provide you with a list of 101 things you can embroider with your embroidery machine. From the basics like towels and aprons, to more advanced techniques like baby onesies and gloves, […]

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Best embroidery machines for a home business

Best embroidery machines for a home business

If you’re thinking of starting an embroidery business, you’ll need to invest in an embroidery machine. Fortunately, there are a lot of great options. Unfortunately, it can be challenging to decide which one to buy.  You may be wondering, which ones are the best embroidery machines for a home business? When it comes to choosing […]

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How to learn to use an embroidery machine?

How to learn to use an embroidery machine

You may have seen the embroidery machines in the fabric stores and thought to yourself, “wow, that looks really complicated.” Let me be the one to tell you that – actually, it’s not. With a little bit of practice, you can easily learn to use an embroidery machine. In this blog post, we’ll cover the […]

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Can you make money running an embroidery business?

Can you make money with an embroidery business?

If you are wondering whether you can make money running an embroidery business, the answer is definitely yes.  But,  how much money can you make? Could you replace your current salary? If so, how much would you have to work and would running an embroidery business be better than what you are doing now? Advantages […]

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How to start a home embroidery business

how to start an embroidery business

Getting an embroidery machine is fun and exciting. But, once you start adding names and monograms to everything you and your kids own, people start to notice. And then, they will likely ask you if you will embroider for them – which may make you wonder… should you start a home embroidery business? Can you […]

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Brother PE535 embroidery machine review

Brother PE535 Review

The Brother PE535 is an entry-level, single needle home embroidery machine.  It’s probably one of the cheapest and most popular embroidery machines on the market. But why? Does it deserve all of the hype?  How does it compare to other Brother embroidery machines like the Brother PE800 and the SE600 as well as other embroidery […]

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