Machine Embroidery Topics

Lots of useful machine embroidery information.

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Basics of Machine Embroidery

These site introduce you to the basics of machine embroidery.

Machine Embroidery - Video Tutorials

Tutorial to how to machine embroider.

Apps for Machine Embroidery (iPhone/iPod/iPad)

Useful apps for machine embroidery including pattern creation, threads, magazines, needles, pattern editing and more. Apps are for the ipad or iphone.

Applique - Tutorial for Machine Embroidery

Applique is a fun, easy and creative and a way to embellish and create gifts and unique projects such as Christmas ornaments, pictures and other projects. These site are helpful in learning how to applique using an embroidery machine.

Cutwork Tutorials

Instructions for machine embroidery cutwork and hand embroidery cutwork.

Design - How-to Download

Do not understand how to download embroidery designs? These links can help you and answer your questions about downloading designs.

Designs - Unzipping Files

Some embroidery design files are downloaded as zipped file. If a file is sent as a zipped file, you will have to unzip it before you can use it. Here is useful information on how to unzip a file.

Embroidery Machine Manufacturers

Where can you find information on machine embroidery manufactures? This is the place.

Formats In Machine Embroidery

Learn about the different machine embroidery formats.

Free Machine Embroidery Designs

Lots of sites with free embroidery designs. Have fun downloading your favorite designs.


Free machine embroidery projects and ideas.

Glossary of Embroidery Terms

Are you familiar with embroidery terms? If not, check out these links - A glossary of embroidery terms.


Instructions and tips on hooping machine embroidery projects.

Instructions Manuals

Need an instruction manual for your embroidery machine or accessories? This is the place.

Interesting Links

Sources of machine embroidery projects for every occasion.

Machine Embroidery Techniques

More than the basics. There you will find more advanced techniques when machine embroidering.


Miscellaneous machine embroidery articles which do not fit into the other categories - sayings, etc.

Monogramming Tutorials

Want information on machine monogramming? On this page you will find links to information on monogramming.

Notions and Supplies

Information on machine embroidery notions and supplies.

Software - Machine Embroidery

Machine embroidery software tools and instructions.


Learn about stabilizer used in machine embroidery - heat away stabilizer, wash away stabilizer, tear away stabilizer, cut away stabilizer. All you ever wanted to know about stabilizers.

Thread - Color Charts

Here you will find color charts for embroidery thread - Brother, Coats & Clark, ARC, Robinson-Anton, Madeira, Mettler, Isacord, Pantone and more.

Thread - Conversion Charts

We are pleased to offer links to many machine embroidery thread conversion charts for all types of embroidery thread - Brother, Coats & Clark, ARC, Robinson-Anton, Madeira, Mettler, Isacord, Pantone, Admelody and more.

Many patterns and designs list a particular brand or type of machine embroidery thread. If you prefer to use a different brand, these machine embroidery thread color conversion charts will help you convert machine embroidery thread colors from one brand to another.  

Manufacturers published some of these machine embroidery thread conversion charts, but a lot of charts were done by independent stores or websites. The ideal way to choose colors for your projects is, of course, to have actual thread charts so you can compare them to the available thread you have on hand or you can purchase at your favorite shop, but these charts can help you make selections. Be aware that the converted color may not be an exact match but a close substitute.

With this extensive list of thread color conversion charts, hopefully, you will find what you need!  Browse through our roundup of machine embroidery charts below to find just the correct one.

Besides the thread conversion charts, machine embroidery thread color charts can be helpful in making a color selection.

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Thread - Other Information

Helpful tips and hints on using embroidery thread, thread calculator and other useful information.

Trouble-Shooting in Machine Embroidery

Are you have a problem with tension? A problem with bobble thread breaking? A problem with fabric puckering? A problem with skipped stitches? These sites have information for solving machine embroidery problems.

Tutorials/Lessons - Machine Embroidery

How to information on machine embroidery.

Words of Wisdom

Tips, hints and ideas for machine embroidery.

Your Embroidery machine

All about your embroidery machine.

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