Cat and wolf

Just a picture post today. Poppi was curled up on my desk having a dream; I missed getting him actually squeaking and twitching, but here’s a poorly-lit still. I’ve been struggling with some burnout, so I set aside the plushies for a little while to do some regular embroidery. This isn’t permanently put together (note […]

Wireless USB stick update

Hopefully the last time I’ll take up time with this, but I’ve built the pre-configured image for the SD card. The from-scratch steps were all just copy-pasting but it is a lot of copy-pasting so it sounds pretty intimidating. So here’s all you’ll need to do to make a USB-type embroidery machine (or any other […]

Happy Labor Day (US)

Maybe I just wasn’t paying attention (possible!) but I feel like there was a lot of stuff that got elided in my public-school education. Anyway, happy cookout day from me and my 100% employee-owned business.

Leveling up

“List beanie dragon design” has been a task in my TaskWarrior since I set it up and, uh, it hasn’t happened yet. I messed around with a hands-free camera setup for the TikTok experiment, using the ubiquitous Tryone gooseneck. That is a problem because (1) attaching it to the table where the embroidery machine is […]

Long hoops and Etsy changes

First, the happy news: I put up a tutorial yesterday on using 5×12″ multi-attachment hoops. I mean, it works on any size of multi-attachment hoop, but that’s the only one I know of that works that way. I’ve heard rumors one exists for the 400e, which would be neat: I’d like to be able to […]