Blog Entries

Silver dragon work in progress

My experiments with the ice dragon had come close to using up the yard of white upholstery velvet from Fabric.com, so I ordered some more. While I was at it,...

Uploading embroidery files over wifi with a Raspberry Pi

Transferring embroidery files to the Brother requires writing them to a USB stick, carrying it over to the embroidery machine, and plugging it in. Doesn’t seem hard, right? Except there’s...

Inkscape and Ink/Stitch

I got an early Christmas present (or maybe a very late one, since I have been pricing them out for a year): a Brother PE800 embroidery machine. If you follow...

Lego-like Advent Calendar

Here’s a brief detour into papercraft with an Advent calendar. Probably too late to do anyone any good this year but honestly I finished filling this one sometime after midnight...

We’re back in business!

Many years ago, Silver Seams was a little business, which didn't make much money but kept me busy during my toddler's naps.