National Embroidery Month: Embroidery Projects
February is National Embroidery Month! WeAllSew is celebrating with a month-long event sharing our best embroidery tips, techniques, free projects, and bonus giveaways! Visit us every Friday during the month of February to find out what each week’s fun prize package includes, and enter the giveaway. This week we’re sharing or favorite embroidery projects, many with free, downloadable embroidery designs included! As a bonus, at the end of the post we have a fantastic giveaway with some handy machine embroidery supplies just for you!
Machine Embroidery Projects and Tutorials
Use simple embroidery designs, letters, or monograms to create a set of Fabric Coasters. Fit several embroidered designs in one hooping and you’ll have a set stitched up in no time! Click here to find the Embroidered Fabric Coasters tutorial at WeAllSew.
Use this free embroidery design to create fun in-the-hoop heart pins – perfect for Valentine’s Day! Learn how to make these Embroidered Heart Pins here.
It’s easy to create your own custom embroidered hat using this special hoop. Learn all about using the Hoop ‘N’ Buddyz insert in the Embroidered Hat tutorial here.
Add a bit of class to any top with an embroidered collar. This tutorial includes a downloadable patter for an adult or child size collar, plus the step-by-step instructions to add an embroidered motif to the collar. Find out how to create your own Embroidered Collar with this tutorial.
Create a lucky four-leaf clover customized with a letter or monogram with this free design and tutorial. Find the Good Fortune Four-Leaf Clover in-the-hoop project here.
Personalize your journal or sketchbook with embroidery! Add your own favorite embroidery design, or create one with a name or monogram as a personal gift. Find the Embroidered Journal Cover tutorial here.
Create quick, personalized labels for quilts with embroidery! Don’t forget to add the date, quilt maker, and any information on the special occasion or person the quilt commemorates. Learn how to make a simple Quilt Label with this tutorial.
Did you know you can create free-standing patches with your embroidery machine? Yes! Get the full instructions for creating DIY Embroidered Patches here.
Not only can you embroider on fabric, but there are some other materials that you can add embroidery accents to! Check out these photos of balsa wood embroidery.
You can find instructions for creating this bespoke balsa wood Embroidered Necklace here.
Another fun out-0f-the-ordinary material you can embroider on is cork!
Click here to find out all about embroidering on cork, and making this Cork Butterfly Necklace in-the-hoop with this tutorial.
National Embroidery Month Week 4 Giveaway
This contest is now closed. Congratulations to our contest giveaway winner, WeAllSew fan @aelese, and thanks to all who entered!
One lucky WeAllSew reader will win this embroidery package containing one set of 6 assorted Isacord thread spools, one pair Tula Pink Large Ring Microtip Snips, and one package Aquamesh Washaway stabilizer!
All you have to do is post a comment below and answer the question, “What is your favorite machine embroidery project to make?” The the giveaway is open through Thursday, February 28.
The giveaway is open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. One comment per fan. Comment must be submitted to the WeAllSew.com blog by February 28, 2019 at 11:59 PM Central Time. Winner will be chosen randomly. Winner will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to contact to claim the prize.
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I like making embroidered towels for quick gifts. Everyone can always use another towel. My mom makes aprons from the ones I make for her.