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Needle Keeper: Tips and Tutorial Part 1

Needle Keeper ITH design by Sew Inspired by Bonnie

Bonnie's in-the-hoop Needle Keeper is not only useful, it's so darn cute and versatile, I'll show you some tips and even a couple of variations. You won't believe just how easy it is to make!

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Needle Life: Knowing When to Hold It and When to Throw It

How often should you change your needle?

Not sure how long to use the same needle? Maybe you’ve thrown one away needlessly because you didn’t remember what size was in your machine? Well I’ve had the same issues as you and I decided to find a solution.

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Six Reasons Why You Need to Organize Your Fabric-–Now!

I recently introduced you to the method of fabric organization that has served me well for more than 10 years. If that didn’t convince you to get your fabric organized, these reasons for saving yourself time and money should!

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Organizing Fabric: The Ruler Rolling Method

Sew Inspired by Bonnie Tips for Organizing Fabrics

Ever get tired of wasting your whole sewing session trying to find fabric? And what about all of those scraps? I’ll show you how I have kept my collection neat and tidy for more than 10 years!

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Tips for Organizing Thread


You can't do machine embroidery without having a generous selection of thread. But how do you keep thread protected, organized, and . . . 

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Top 10 GlitterFlex Vinyl of the Year for 2018

Curious to know the most popular GlitterFlex colors of 2018? Today, we take a look back at my most often purchased . . . 

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Top-10 Embroidery Designs of 2018

Countdowns are so much fun, and a good way to look at embroidery designs in a different light. Here are my top-10, most popular designs for the year.

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Avoiding Thread Nests and Broken Needles

Thread nesting, or thread throw-up (because it makes you sick when you see that wad of thread on the bottom of a project) happens to all of us. Fortunately, I have some tips on how to avoid these mishaps!

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Perfect Embroidery Design Placement: Multiple Designs

After you become comfortable with embroidery design placement using just one design, it is time to get creative! I will show you how to tackle positioning and stitching multiple embroidery designs on a larger project, like . . . 

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Perfect Embroidery Design Placement: Single Designs

Do you struggle with getting designs stitched on your projects where you want them to be? We have all been there. Let me show you just how easy it is to achieve perfect . . .

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