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. To kick off the first week of National Embroidery Month we’re sharing our best tips and tricks for beautiful machine embroidery.
Machine Embroidery Tips & Tricks
If you’re new to machine embroidery you may feel a bit overwhelmed not knowing where to start. Here’s help for machine embroidery newbies, an intensive series of posts explaining all the basics from stabilizers to needles/threads and how to hoop your project. Start by visiting the first post in our Embroider-along here at WeAllSew.
Adding embroidery to any item of clothing gives your wardrobe an immediate update! Find out how to Embellish a Shirt with Embroidery in this tip post.
Speaking of embroidering your wardrobe, did you ever wonder how to add embroidery to tight spaces like a sleeve or pant leg? Wonder no more with this Embroidered Jeans tutorial!
When you want to place an embroidery design in a very specific location, try the technique of using a paper printed template. Learn how in our How to Use Paper Templates tutorial.
Join us next week when we’ll share tips, techniques, and tutorials for creating beautifully embroidered monograms in celebration of National Embroidery Month!
National Embroidery Month Week 1 Giveaway
This contest is now closed, thanks to all our fans for participating in our giveaway. Congratulations to the winner of our Week 1 National Embroidery Month Giveaway, WeAllSew fan bayareajewel!
One lucky WeAllSew reader will win this embroidery package containing one set of 6 assorted Isacord thread spools, one Tula Pink Hardware 5″ Snips, and one package of 10″ wide Stabil Stick TearAway stabilizer.
All you have to do is post a comment below and answer the question, “How do you like to use machine embroidery in your sewing or crafts?” The the giveaway is open through Thursday, February 7th.
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 7, 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.