Tips to Starting an Embroidery Business

Starting an Embroidery BusinessFor a creative crafter, it can be difficult to take the step into selling your products and building a business out of them.

But embroidery is a growing trend in the art department right now. You can find embroidered pieces on jackets, as a wall hanging, and even on umbrellas.

So, if there’s any time to take a risk at starting an embroidery business, it’s now. But while you enjoy sewing and embroidery projects, you’re not sure where to start with creating a serious business to sell your products from.

What kind of product is the most in-demand? What kind of equipment will you need to get off the ground?

The answers to these questions, and more, are right here. Keep reading, and soon you’ll be making all your favorite products and building your embroidery business into a reality.


5 Must-Know Sewing Room Organization Tips

5 Must-Know Sewing Room Organization TipsDid you know that a messy room has no significant effect on a person’s creativity?

Creativity flows regardless of how disordered a room is. You might have an untidy room, but you can still get your sewing done.

However, clutter has an immense negative impact on productivity.

An orderly sewing room helps you reach for a piece of fabric faster. Switching threads is quicker, too, because you don’t have to spend time searching for them. Sewing room organization is a must if you want to finish sewing your current project sooner.

How do you create order in your sewing room without stressing over the process? Follow these 5 tips on how to organize a sewing room and watch how it boosts your productivity:


Step-By-Step Guide for Binding a Quilt

Binding a Quilt

The process of quilting has been around for thousands of years. The history of quilting involves clothing, bed covers, and wall art from many different countries. Modern advancements have developed quilting into what we know today.

One of the modern ways of quilting is binding a quilt by machine. Binding a quilt adds the finished look around the edges. It may seem intimidating at first, but if you follow the right steps, you’ll be binding a quilt in no time.

Whether you’re a beginner quilter or a seasoned expert, read our step-by-step guide on how to bind a quilt.


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You will love Ruthies Notions in Baker, Fl. It is worth the drive when you see how much money we save you plus all the gourmet goodies (thread, needles, stabilizer, and everything you need to go home and start sewing).
Plus the quilting and embroidery classes we offer all the time and one on one training to use your new machines. Hurry in today for the most awesome lineup of machines even at the best pricing on package deals. Can you stand it!

5 Quick Sewing Projects for Valentine’s Day

5 Quick Sewing Projects for Valentine's DayValentine’s Day will be here before we know it and what better what to show your love and appreciation than with hand-made Valentine’s gifts. Everyone loves to receive flowers and chocolates. A gift made with love will be even more lovely for that special person in your life.

Even if you don’t have a lot of experience, there are many quick sewing projects you can make. Projects can be as simple as some hand embroidery or a bit more advanced with a small quilt.

If you’re looking to give something hand-made, read on for some sewing projects for Valentine’s Day.


How to Make Money By Starting an Embroidery Business

Embroidery Machine Home BusinessEmbroidery may be one of your favorite hobbies, but did you know that you can turn that into a profitable business? Think of how many times friends or family have asked you to make them something. Then think about how much you would be able to charge for said item.

You don’t have to be a big commercial company with a giant warehouse to have your own embroidery business. A small business can be easily run out of a spare bedroom in your house for not that much overhead cost.

If you love to embroider and want to work for yourself, read on for some tips on how to make money and set up a well-run embroidery business.


My Story of Sewing and Helping Others

AshtonWelcome to Ruthies Notions blog, my name is Ashton for any of you who do not know me. I have been working for Ruthie for four years now. When I started working for Ruth I was completely new to embroidery. I had no idea what stabilizer was, needles, bobbins, or which thread to use to even get started to create a simple project. The only type of crafting I had done prior was painting or helping my granny sew together blankets or doll clothes (she did most of the work but I helped).

Many have asked how it all started? Well, Ruthie called me one day and asked me if I would be interested in a Babylock Elegante sewing and embroidery machine. Of course, I wanted it I have always been intrigued by the beauty of being creative with these machines. From there I had some training in which I was grasping great or so I thought.  Until I got home and realized I really enjoyed the comfort of Andi being there with me. I had no idea where to even get started, it was like I almost just completely forgot everything she had taught me because I was so nervous I would hurt the machine.


Building My Sewing Toolkit: What is a Serger and How Do I Use It?

Baby Lock Triumph SergerAre you new to sewing or still a beginner? It’s time to start building your sewing toolkit now! As your skills become more advanced, your sewing kit should too.

What is a serger? If you’re asking this question, this article is a fantastic place to start. We’ll teach you all about sergers and why they will help you with your sewing!

Pattern Perfect: Using the Brother Scan N Cut Machines for Fabric

scan n cut dxLearning how to sew is hard enough, but there’s an entirely new learning curve for mastering sewing technology. There is always new technology coming out for working with fabrics.

While learning new technology can be frustrating, it’s meant to help make your work easier. Once you master the learning curve, you can save yourself a lot of time and frustration.

One of the best sewing technologies out there are the Brother Scan N Cut machines. These amazing inventions are made to work with both fabric and paper.

To find out more about how to use Brother Scan N Cut machines, check out the guide below.

Wondering What to Do With Your Embroidery Machine? Start Here

What You can do with an Ebroidery machineAmerican needlework has a rich history stemming all the way back to the 1700s.

Young girls learned to embroider as early as age five, and they actually used these crafts to learn their numbers and letters by sewing them onto their creations!

Embroidery is still a widely popular hobby, and there have been a lot of advancements made. There are a lot of new technologies that can be used for it. Embroidery machines are an amazing technology that can make creating easier and more efficient.

If you are a newbie to using one of these machines, you’re probably wondering what to do with your embroidery machine.

Well, fear not! We’re here to help.

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