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Making custom masks start with asking the right questions then applying the basics of doing machine embroidery.
Here's the best way to attach iron-on patches on clothes or bags...
Here are some chess tournament tips for parents who are new to the sport.
Prepping for the next state chess tournament.
We converted the kids' drawings into a T-shirt design.
Embroidering Carthartt jackets require the right tools and a lot of patience.
Sew Expo happens once a year in Puyallup, Washington. If you're a crafter in the Puget Sound area, this is the place to be. I have been going annually over the last few years and I feel like my personal experience gets better and better as the years go by. My next door neighbor, Nancy… Continue reading Sew Expo-nentially Awesome
One of the trends that warms my heart or rather my arms... ARM SOCKS!!! My very resourceful daughter is the first one in the family who got into this. Unbeknownst to me, she found some of her old tights that she's outgrown and cut them so she can wear them as arm socks around the… Continue reading Warm Arms Not Arm Wars
This was stitched on an 8x8 in. quilt block.
A very talented friend of mine approached me if I can create an embroidered dragon shield that will compliment the Black Knight that she was crocheting for a Fortnite gamer. Check this out!
Have you ever seen an embroidered camping chair? We did an experiment/challenge project over the summer. We gave this as a birthday gift for someone very special. We stitched his name in the front and back of the chair. #personalizedcampchair #embroideredcampchair
For her graduation gift, my daughter wanted to come back to Oahu. The whole family loved this idea! After all, it has been almost 10 years and our family has grown since. To commemorate our first visit, we decided to stay again in one of the condos at Kuilima Estates (North Shore). We love this… Continue reading Turtle Bay
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A customer requested for a special order of a hoodie and a baseball hat. She asked us to embroider the CHB logo on left chest and Cabin 3 on the right chest. We didn't have the hoodie size she wanted in navy but we have it in royal blue. Check out our EmbroiderrificNW Etsy Store.
Embroidery and heat press machines in tow, we headed over to Embassy Suites Lynnwood over the Memorial Day Weekend. The Washington Chess Federation (WCF) gave us the rare opportunity to spend a couple of days with hundreds of top-rated chess players all over the state including several Grandmasters who flew in to Seattle for Washington Open 2018. We ran the booth selling embroidered hats & other… Continue reading Hanging Out with Chess Grandmasters
Every Friday afternoon, I volunteer my time to teach sewing at a grade school in Seattle. For an hour and a half every week, I hang out with young girls (and boys!) who want to learn how to sew. The kids range from 9 to 13 years old.Why do I do this? First of all,… Continue reading Sewing Seeds of Love 2018
Last weekend, we traveled to scenic Snoqualmie, Washington for our latest acquisition. This Merrow MG-3U Patch Emblem machine will put our patch business on 4th gear. Its sole purpose is to finish the patch edges. Our Creative Director has been coming up with lots of cool patch design ideas. Now, we’ll be able to make… Continue reading Merrow Magic
Two weekends ago, Embroiderrific was fortunate enough to have participated as a hat vendor at the Washington State Elementary Chess Championship. The event was held at the TRAC Center in Pasco, Washington (approx. a 4-hour drive from Seattle). Here are a couple of articles that Tri-City Herald and KEPRTV.com wrote about the tournament. We will be away… Continue reading Chess, Champions and Charm
Patch #2 of our Chess Patches My son inspired me to create this patch. He LOVES playing chess. During one of his tournaments, I asked him if he gets nervous when the game starts (especially when his opponent has a higher rating than him). He said "No. It's fun, Mommy!" It's truly amazing seeing him and… Continue reading Meet Your Worst Knightmare
Life is filled with challenges but with the proper strategy every pawn is a potential queen. My son inspired me to create this patch. He loves playing chess and he's really good with it. When I go with him to tournaments, I'm amazed when I see him and other young kids passionate about this sport.… Continue reading Every Pawn is a Potential Queen