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Using Alignment Stitches
Perfectly place the three sections of the Ascending Hawk design with spcial alignment stitches.
Upcycle your kid's clothing into a cute creature feature embroidered T-shirt dress!
Restyle a too-big, outdated sweater into a beautiful fashionable piece using bold, colorful embroidery.
Make a beautiful and unqiue lunar scarf using light stitching moon phase embroidery designs and fabric paint.
Instant Holiday Sweater
The classic holiday sweater gets a playful twist! Learn how to repeat and align embroidery designs to craft chic seasonal wear.
Pocket Monster Tee
Craft a creepy-crawly surprise with tentacles peeking out of a pocket! Here's how to add the design under an existing or new pocket.
Revamped & Recovered Fabric Shoes
Wrap beautifully embroidered fabric around the contours of your favorite footwear, and give new life to an old pair of canvas kicks!
Flying Monkey Kids' Tee
So your favorite tot's a little monkey. Celebrate that mischievous nature with this adorable winged "little minion" tee!
Design Muse - Getting Glamorous with Embroidery
Who says embroidery has to be cutesy and kitschy? Here's how to stitch sophisticated looks for special occasions or every day!
Design Muse Ink Without the Commitment
Craft your own tattooed cardigan with a custom collection of designs, merged into a sleeve that's uniquely you!
Split Applique Hoodie
Dress up a zip hoodie with a special applique design split down the middle! It's really simple -- here's how, step by step.
Urban Threads Official Tee
Much like Urban Threads itself, the official swag is whatever you want it to be! Here's how to stitch your own UT T-shirt.
Design Muse - Making a Scene
Stitch a bold scene with uniquely extendable embroidery! Learn how to overlap and arrange elements to make a big splash.
Design Muse - Freestanding Lace Applique
Dress up any project with lacy accents! Stitch lace separately, then hand-sew onto fabric to accent garments and more.
Design Muse - Pattern Repeat Hoodie
A light, repeatable embroidery design interlocks to form an endless field of kitties. Here's how to use it!
Rose & Bone Multi-Piece Cutwork Skull
Stitch a big skull with open, lacy areas, one piece at a time. Here's how to align and embroider this stunning design!
Design Muse - Stitching on Sleeves
Give yourself a thread tattoo with embroidery down a sleeve! Here's how to open up the seam and arrange your designs.
Pretty lace covers a cut-out shape in your fabric, surrounded by stitched details. Lovely on tops, dresses, and even decor!
Patching with Embroidery
Give an old garment new life with stylish embroidery designs strategically placed over holes or other trouble spots!
An array of dimensional designs stitched on sheer organza makes a dramatic feature for the back of a purchased cardigan.
Embrace a look of rustic Americana with a sheer flag-inspired scarf, embroidered with lots of tiny stars!
No Sew Workout Tee
Get fit in style with this cut-and-tie racerback tank made out of an oversized tee, complete with energetic embroidery!
Lace Embellished Shorts
Upcycle an old pair of jeans into pretty cutoff shorts, with freestanding lace stitched right onto the hem.
Easy Spring Ombre Tee
Update your wardrobe with a custom designed tee, ombre-ified with special fabric paint and embellished with light stitching.
Embellished Leather Jacket
Here's how to wear bold embroidery designs on a real leather jacket -- stitch 'em on separate fabric, then patch 'em on!
No Sew Script Scarf
Craft a uniquely expressive scarf with no sewing necessary! Bleach pen handwriting and light embroidery create a chic look.
Blackthorn Accents and Upcycling
Discover how to use the new Blackthorn embroidery designs to embellish a shirt or dress with neckline, sleeve, and more accents.
Accent casual and dressy outfits alike with a big flourish of freestanding lace, worn as a headband.
Craft a look that's as cute as it is cozy with an old sweater, elastic, a couple seams, and some embroidery!
Spiff up a a thrift store blazer with a few simple fitting adjustments, and "floating" embroidery on organza.
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