What Side is Your Bread Buttered?

What Side is Your Bread Buttered?

Are you perfectionist? Do you wonder whether your work is good enough or perfect?  Does it need to be?  Does it pay to be a perfectionist? There are times where perfection can make the difference between life or death. That’s why doctors and engineers need to be...
He Embroiders the Air

He Embroiders the Air

I found this interesting article the other day about a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institute.  It’s a story about a man creating rainbows with just embroidery thread, pushing the envelope of creativity.  Embroidery thread has a sheen to it and reflects the light,...

Review – The Embroidery Coach

If you like doing machine embroidery, then you should get to know this lady, Joyce Jagger, The Embroidery Coach.  After almost losing her own embroidery business, she turned it around and made it successful.  She now counsels others as to how to make their business...

PayPal Invoicing

Invoicing in PayPal appears to be very simple. There are 2 ways to get to the invoicing: From “Go To Setup” button on the Summary page, which is where you are placed when you initially log into your account after your initial setup. When I was first setting up the...
Take It With You Basket

Take It With You Basket

Take It With You Basket – $10.00 Perfect for taking your sewing supplies to class, knitting or crochet projects, or even for the kids’ videos or toys.  Other suggestions include laundry supplies, snacks for the kids or even a car caddy. The basket has 2 sections...
Underestimating Yourself

Underestimating Yourself

We all underestimate ourselves.  Some of us do it to ourselves more often than we should.  I am certainly no exception here.  Now I find myself “behind the 8 ball”. This whole embroidery thing started in 2014 because I was trying to do something for my mother.  It was...
Cool Down Your Machine!

Cool Down Your Machine!

When doing embroidery, your home sewing machine stitches at a different rate than when you are doing regular sewing.  This is because the machine is in control when doing embroidery while you are in control during general sewing.  There is no way you can sew as fast...
Tis the Season

Tis the Season

Oh my God!  I still can’t believe it!  While I like to keep my personal life separate and private, those of you who have read a few recent posts by me may have read between the lines that I may be working at a sewing store.  This is true.  And I’ve also talked about...