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Helpful machine embroidery sources

karen_morris_ | Posted in Machine Embroidery on

Here are a few great resources for machine embroidery supplies and information:

Creative Stitches
233 South 600 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
801-521-6569; 800-748-5144; www.creativestitches.com
Importer and distributor of Natesh embroidery thread from India; machine embroidery supplies, wholesale and retail; DMC Machine Embroidery thread; thread color chart

Box 26488, Prescott Valley, AZ 86312
800-947-4911; FAX 520-632-4912; www.hoopitall.com
Lub-A-Thread applicator and dry, non-staining lubricant for smooth sewing and machine embroidery; mounted on machine above needle; Hoop-It-All machine-embroidery hoop; also sold at machine dealers; may have square embroidery hoops

Sew-Art International
145 S Main, PO Box 550, Bountiful, UT 84010
800-231-2787; www.sewart.com
.004-weight nylon monofilament thread for machine quilting; machine embroidery threads and supplies; Set of frames for making fringe; free catalog

Sullivans USA
5221 Thatcher Rd., Downers Grove, IL 60515
708-238-8033; 800-862-8586; FAX: 630-375-1532; www.sullivans.net/USA
Notions, US distributor for Neue Mode patterns; machine embroidery supplies; new Scanfil polyester thread; Metafil needle; catalogue

Things Japanese
9805 NE 116th St., Suite 7160, Kirkland, WA 98034-4248
425-821-2287; FAX 425-821-3554, www.silkthings.com
Import Tire silk thread in 4 weights–Machine Twist 50 wt., Line Stitch 30 wt., Buttonhole Silk 8 wt., Machine Embroidery 100 wt.; color card & samples; silk double-face satin ribbon in white, various widths; Colorhue silk dye & Lumiere metallic fabric paint from Ruppert, Gibbon & Spider

Web of Thread
Kenmore, WA
425-424-2256; 800-955-8185; www.webofthread.com
Machine embroidery supplies; silk ribbon; catalog; newsletter/flyer


  1. Carol_Fresia | | #1

    Good morning, embroidery afficionados! Here's a list of articles on machine embroidery-related topics, to complement Karen's source list. Issue 100, which should be coming to subscribers quite soon, contains an article on digitizing as well--look for it in your mailboxes or on the newsstand.
    Carol Fresia

    Machine-Embroider All Over Lace by Barbara Skimin
    December/January 2002 (Issue #98) pages 66-71.

    Making Sense of Stabilizers by Jill McCloy
    December/January 2002 (Issue #98) pages 66-71

    Use Fine Fabrics and Machine Embroidery to Create Heirloom Linens by Pamela Burke
    April/May 2001 (Issue #94) pages 54-58

    Evaluating Machine-Embroidery Software by Barbara Emodi
    February/March 2001 (Issue #93) pages 34-38

    Downloading Designs from the Internet by Kama Lackey
    February/March 2001 (Issue #93) pages 16-18

    Choosing Machine Embroidery Threads by Sharee Dawn Roberts
    October/November 2000 (Issue #91) pages 44-47

    Digitizing Your Own Machine-Embroidery Designs by Lindee Goodall
    April/May 2000 (Issue #88) pages 64-69

    Fabric and Design: A Machine-Embroidered Marriage by Lindee Goodall. December/January 2000 (Issue #86) pages 36-41

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