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free Christmas machine embroidery designs

Free Christmas embroidery designs

It’s the holiday season and you’re looking for some creative gifts and ways to decorate your home. Why not use your embroidery machine? You can make some awesome projects even if you are on a budget or just want to save a bit of money. This is because there are plenty of free Christmas machine […]

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 […]

free Halloween machine embroidery designs

Free Halloween embroidery designs

Ready to get spooky but you are working with a limited budget? Not a problem. There are oodles of free Halloween embroidery designs available and I’m about to show you exactly where you can find them. So, sit back, relax and get ready to start downloading. These free Halloween embroidery designs are sure to make […]

free embroidery software

Best free embroidery software

Embroidery machines are expensive, so you may be a bit alarmed to see the price of machine embroidery software. But, while some of the fancy high-end embroidery digitizing software is a bit pricey, you can find plenty of free embroidery software that is incredibly useful and may be exactly what you need. Products mentioned in […]

What is Embrilliance embroidery software

What is Embrilliance?

If you have been lurking around the embroidery crowd, you’ve probably heard people mention Embrilliance. This was definitely true for me. Long before I knew what it was, I often heard people raving about Embrilliance in machine embroidery Facebook groups. Soon, I learned that while many people refer to Embrilliance as a specific program, it […]

where to buy machine embroidery designs

Where to buy machine embroidery designs

Tired of stitching out the embroidery designs that came with your machine? Yes – those can get old quickly. Fortunately, for you, there are millions of machine embroidery designs instantly available online that you can purchase, download and immediately start stitching out on your embroidery machine.  If you are new to machine embroidery, however, you […]

best machine embroidery script fonts

Best machine embroidery script fonts

When I start looking at fonts, I can really go down a rabbit hole. There are just so many options, it can be hard to choose. Script fonts are especially tricky because there is an incredible amount of variety and each style projects such a unique and specific look.  In addition, some script fonts work […]

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 […]

free in-the-hoop embroidery designs to download

Free in-the-hoop embroidery designs

In my opinion, one of the most fun and satisfying things you can make on an embroidery machine is an in-the-hoop (ITH) project.  It’s pretty amazing that you can assemble a complete and functional item all within your embroidery hoop. Nevertheless, I do remember those days when I was first starting to figure out what […]

Best Machine Embroidery Projects for Beginners

Best machine embroidery projects for beginners

Getting started with machine embroidery can be a little bit intimidating. First, you need to make the time to actually get your machine out of its box and set it up, but then you need to decide what exactly to make. You don’t want to take on anything too complicated – as a failure at […]

Best machine embroidery thread

What is the best machine embroidery thread?

Looking for the best machine embroidery thread? I’m here to help! But, what do you want – the long answer or the short answer?  Let’s start with the short answer and if you like it – you can move along. The best machine embroidery thread is one that both you and your embroidery machine like. […]

How to use SewWhat-Pro

What does SewWhat-Pro do?

If you take a look around this blog, you’ll see you’ll find a few mentions of a software called SewWhat-Pro.  Never heard of it? Are you wondering “what does SewWhat-Pro do?” Well, it’s about time you learned. What does SewWhat-Pro do? To be clear – SewWhat-Pro is not a digitizing program. However, it’s an incredibly useful […]