Category: Machines & Accessories

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 […]

Which Brother embroidery machine should you buy

PE535 vs PE800 Brother embroidery machine

If you If you are thinking about investing in your first embroidery machine or  buying one from someone else, you have probably looked at the Brother PE535 vs PE800 embroidery machines. These are two of the most popular entry level embroidery only machines. But how do they compare? Products mentioned in this post Brother PE535 […]

Sewing and embroidery combo machines

Sewing and embroidery combo machines

If you’re looking for a versatile machine that can do both sewing and embroidery, sewing and embroidery combo machines may be right for you. In this blog post, we will discuss what a sewing and embroidery combo machine combo is and provide some tips on how to choose the right one for your needs. So […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brother PE535 Review

Brother PE535 embroidery machine 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 […]

best sewing chairs

Best sewing chairs: great options for sewing and embroidery

So…. what kind of chair are you using in your sewing / embroidery room?  A janky old thrift store find?  Rejected dining room chair?  Or (GASP) a folding chair??  Sure this may work for a little while, but once you spend hours at your sewing and/or embroidery machine working on a project, you will start […]

what is a hat embroidery machine

Hat embroidery machine: what is this?

I recently saw a question in  one of my Facebook embroidery groups where a woman was asking about where she could get a hat embroidery machine. This had me very confused. I have never heard of such a machine, and frankly, I didn’t actually think one existed. So, I did a bit of digging and […]

What are Fast Frames?

Fast frames for your embroidery machine

Do you struggle to hoop certain garments? Does it take forever to get a project secure and straight on your machine?  Well maybe it’s time for you to check out Fast Frames. Fast Frames are a hooping system that you literally don’t have to hoop. They come in several different sizes and work with many […]

what is a monogram machine?

Monogram machine: what is it and how does it work?

So you want to start adding monograms to clothing and accessories but not quite sure which type of monogram machine to buy? I get it.  If you are new to all of this, it’s hard to which type of machine you should buy. This is because different types of machines will create monograms, however, these […]

Best embroidery machines for beginners

Best embroidery machines for beginners

So you are thinking about learning how to machine embroider, but are not even sure where to begin? Well, the first thing you will need is an embroidery machine. But with so many different models on the market, which ones are are the best embroidery machines for beginners? For beginners, I would recommend starting with […]

used embroidery machines

Used embroidery machines: where to buy and should you?

Used embroidery machines can be a great deal and work just as well as their newer counterparts. But, they can also be a risky if you don’t know what you’re doing. So, what should you know before you invest in a used embroidery machine? And where should you go to buy one? Used embroidery machines […]