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How-To: Organize and Store Pearl Cotton

I don't quite get what's going on in the middle steps of this tutorial, but the storage concept is awesome for Pearl cotton or embroidery floss. How-To: Organize and Store Pearl Cotton

from Woman's Day

50+ Christmas Crafts Your Whole Family Will Love

Create these tall, delicate trees by wrapping the top of  a foam cone with cardstock to create a true point (the tops are flat), then cover the cone in clear plastic wrap. Knot a piece of green embroidery floss around the top, then wrap it around the cone in a crisscross pattern.(To make shorter trees, stop wrapping before you get to the bottom of the cone.)  Apply 2 coats of Mod Podge Stiffy (available at craft stores) to the floss; once dry and hardened, remove the plastic wrap an...


TabboDesign: Banasch's Fabrics // Festive holiday store window display using embroidery hoops - featuring Riley Blake Dot, Chevron, Quatrefoil, and Damask fabrics. #iloverileyblake #holidaydecor


The Stuffed Animals Applique and Quilt Blocks is a seriously adorable set perfect for the little ones in your life! Available as just an applique and w/ a stipple background. Available for instant download at


Coffee Filters for Embroidery Machine Backing: -- If you have an embroidery machine, don't buy that expensive backing. When I bought mine, the man told me to just go to the dollar store, buy some cheap coffee filters, and press them out. They work great! You can use non-woven fabric (i.e. the free bibs for children at some restaurants such as Mc Donald's, etc. They are bigger in size than coffee filters.


I'm going to be seeing this design in my sleep Love that you guys love it! Busy stitching up more in between your custom orders! You guys sure keep me on my toes but these toes sure are tired, night night babes xx