Category: How To Make

How to make a personalized photo album with your embroidery machine

Last weekend I attended a baby shower of a friend’s step-daughter which is something I hadn’t done in a while.  Since my peers are kind of done having babies, I saw this as a great opportunity to make a baby gift.  Although I purchased a few items off of the registry, I wanted to supplement […]

how to make a tooth fairy pillow using your embroidery machine

How to make a tooth fairy pillow and personalize it with your embroidery machine

I only live a few miles from my mom and dad which and they actually still live in the home where I grew up.  Great, right?  Yep – it’s great until your kids discover all your old stuff that’s still lingering around in your childhood bedroom.  One of the treasures my two girls recently uncovered […]

How to make elegant, monogrammed pillow shams

How to make monogrammed pillow shams with your embroidery machine

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 […]

how to make a personalized t-shirt dress for only $5

How to make a personalized t-shirt dress using your embroidery machine

Hey there!  Are you lucky enough to have little girls in your life who are willing to wear wacky dresses?  Well – I used to, but now my girls are teenagers and are a bit less tolerant about wearing some of the things I make.  Fortunately I have two young nieces who are right in […]

how to make a monogrammed hat

How to monogram a straw hat

Guess what next weekend is?  It’s Mother’s Day! EEEEEEEK.  And, I have ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA what to get my mom or my mother-in-law. They are both REALLY hard to buy for! They are in the mid-70s, have everything they need, and (fortunately), have the means to buy just about anything they want (within reason). So, […]