By Denise Holguin

Applique for Kids

Now that it’s 2016, it’s time to think about fresh new fashions for 18” dolls! Check out this darling Raglan Doll Dress from Applique for Kids! What a great project for you and a little girl to work on together!

BuzzWord 2

Embroidery Lettering & Layout Software * TRY IT FREE *
BuzzWord 2 quickly and easily adds lettering to your embroidery projects. In addition to the beautiful variety of built-in fonts, turn your alphabet designs into keyboard fonts for perfect placement every time!


Have you stopped by the Embrilliance Facebook page lately? They’ve been sharing projects made by Embrilliance software owners, tutorials and blogs that will inspire and educate!

Embroidery Arts

One of my favorite go-to places for monograms and alphabets is Embroidery Just look at this Moderne XL Monogram Set 5. It’s clean, elegant and would be ideal for those that don’t prefer froufrou designs.

Embroidery Library

The sight of this Chickadee Stuffie from Embroidery Library is sure to put a smile on your face! It’s available in two sizes and other friends are available! (Eastern Bluebird, Junco and a Cardinal)

Kreations by Kara

Looking for that one...or two or three designs that offer a unique, artistic touch unlike any others? Visit Kreations by Kara! I love browsing their site and if you haven’t already, visit their Freebies section every month for a new design.

Seams Sew Special

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Here’s a beautiful hearts table topper project courtesy of Seams Sew Special.

Sew Timeless

Make this a year to Celebrate Sewing! Celebrate Sewing is an event for those who love to sew and quilt. Visit Sew Timeless for more information.


Make 2016 a year of learning! Sign up for A Pocketful of Love webinar with Sulky! Learn two different methods for making “Hot Pockets”.
Hurry! The Webinar is on Tuesday, January 19th from 9 – 10 pm EST.

Urban Threads

How many of you can relate to this message from Urban Threads? I know I can!  "Coffee Break - Instant Nice Person" would make a great piece of framed art.  I can see myself giving this to one of my favorite coffee baristas as a thank you for their service! 


For the next baby shower you attend, why not make something personalized? Check out this Amazing Raggy Bib for 5” x 7” hoops. The hardest part will be picking your favorite fabrics!