Special Interest Group: Machine Embroidery

Machine Embroidery is led by Crystal AllredFor more information or to be added to their Member email list please contact her.

Meetings are held over Zoom on the 3rd Friday of every month from 2:00 until 3:30pm.  Programs will cover all aspects of Embroidery and everyone of all skill levels are invited to attend. Members will receive embroidery "freebies" from time to time. 

2021 Programs

Feb 19: Embroidering on Garments with Jan L.

(See Members Only Area for slideshow)


Mar 19: Spring/Easter embroidery challenge

Apr  16: Please join the Machine Embroidery Special Interest Group this Friday, April 16th at 2:00pm EDTon Zoom. We have a special guest – Melanie Coakley from EmbroideryFX in Chattanooga, TN.  Melanie will present an inspiring trunk show of embroidery projects and discuss her 30 year history in the embroidery business. Melanie is a frequent speaker, educator, consultant and contributing writer to industry trade magazines.  We'll have time at the end for questions.



May 21: Garden Flag Challenge

Jun 18: Check with Leader

Jul 16: Christmas in July

Aug 20: Shell Placemats with Peg Turner

Video recording


Sep 17: Embroidering on Pants with Crystal Allred 

Adobe Acrobat Document 9.9 MB

Oct 15: Battenburg Lace with Peg

Oct 15 ME Show N Tell.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 6.3 MB

Nov 19: 

Time is flying by.  Here are a few reminders of what is coming up.


The SIG-ME will be meeting this Friday, November 19th on Zoom. Helaine will be showing us how to embroider on Bathroom tissue.

Please send pics you have of items you would like included in the Show and Tell Portion of the meeting to me at crystal@sgcasg.org.


Also, if you wish to participate in a gift exchange as part of our December 17th meeting, please send Jackie or me you name and address at crystal@sgcasg.org or jackie@sgcasg.org.


Thank you and have a great day.





Dec 17: Holiday Party 


Jan 14, 2022: Check with Leader


Resources used by our members will be listed in this area.



Hoops and Hooping Video: In this video, Helaine Eckstein discusses traditional machine embroidery hoops, magnetic hoops, how to hoop stabilizer and fabric and the considerations needed at your machine before you press the start button. (Created Oct 2020, for Sarasota/Gulf Coast ASG Machine Embroidery Group)

Sample of Freestanding Lace Available for Purchase on-line


Embroidery Library

Embroidery Online – OESD

Urban Threads

Anita Goodesign

Great Notions

Sweet Pea

Ann The Gran 

Janet Criswell 

Trish from AZ

1. (527) How to Turn Machine Embroidery Fonts into Monograms - Wilcom Embroidery Fonts - YouTube Wilcom

2. DIY Monogram Towels 2 Easy Ways ✂️ Brother PE800 Embroidery Machine | SEWING REPORT,•Dec13,2018 

3. How to Embroider Towels - Great Gift Idea!
https://youtu.be/D36kQ--4DHA-- 4DHA 15.52 min. (Ricoma EM1010 Multi-Needle machine)

4. Embroidering On Towels and Embroidered Embossed Towels – Hope Yoder with Embellish by RNK https://youtu.be/JLLf3RpLjoU 15.33 min.

5. How to Monogram a Face Mask with your Embroidery Machine: Monogrammed Face Mask Tutorial https://youtu.be/zaqgOUcxJSw 6.42 min.

6. EmbroideryLibrary–

7. EmbroideryOnline–

8. Craftsy-- (may need to be signed in)