Blog Entries

The SA434 and the PE800

I ordered an Embroidex SA434-compatible hoop so I could put out a 4×4-compatible version of the Mini Composition Book Cover. It’s a little redundant for the PE800, a 5×7 machine,...

Snow day

I was all set for a shop drop tonight, including the beanie dragon design, and realized beanies need beans. And I think I’m out (or at least my bag of...

The beanie dragon, at last

The in-the-hoop beanie dragon design will show up in the Etsy shop on Sunday, as soon as I finish proofreading and polishing. It’s been a long journey.

Flowspooner

Spoonflower’s got short-pile minky but no mochi, so I’ve been contemplating the possibility of sublimation on mochi for quite awhile. It’s polyester (generally 94-96%, the elastane being the remaining percent)...

Sewing with blackboard fabric

I have a little bonus freebie today: a key fob phone stand. It needs to be made from a nice rigid fabric to work, and I used two layers of...

The in-the-hoop Sea Otter

This month’s free plush design is a simple little Sea Otter that comes with a seashell and/or heart to hug. There’s a version for both 5×7 and 4×4 hoops –...