How I Did The Lace Repair

Here’s how I did the repair…I put the top on a padded surface, took a picture and scanned it into my embroidery software. Every time I looked at the pattern of the lace, I kept seeing something different, so I really just winged it and digitized two lines of running stitches side-by-side as the base […]

Clover Roll and Press

I belong to several bag making groups on FaceBook and recently watched a video the other day where the “Clover Roll and Press” was used. This neat little tool was also packaged as a “Press Perfect” and is also commonly known as a “Brayer.” The gal in the video didn’t mention what it was so […]

Adding Chenille Patches To A Varsity Jacket

Do you need to attach your Chenille patches or have a name embroidered onto your Varsity Jacket?  It’s no easy task!  These jackets can be very difficult to hoop with an embroidery machine and who wants to sew them on by hand!  I can do it for you using my Juki Industrial Zig-Zag Machine.  Give […]

Monogramming A Leather Bag

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ME! I inadvertently bought myself a leather tote bag (Nordstrom Anniversary Tote by Madewell) this Christmas! Just a day in the life of an embroiderer, I guess. Most embroiderers shy away from doing leather, but it’s really not all that difficult if you take your time and learn the ins and outs. […]

Irish Dance Dressmakers Worldwide Listing

Irish Dance Dressmakers created by Ann Halligan of Taoknitter Arts where we share all kinds of information on the art of making Irish Dance Dresses.  We recently decided to create an Irish Dance Dressmakers list encompassing dressmakers worldwide all of whom belong to this particular Facebook Group. These ladies are all so incredibly knowledgeable and […]