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 and at the Branden River Library on the First Friday of every month from 2pm to 3:30 pm unless otherwise noted. Please check with your NG Leader for program, venue & time changes as the information on this page is subject to change. 


Programs will cover all aspects of Embroidery and everyone of all skill levels is invited to attend. Members will receive embroidery "freebies" from time to time. The Zoom join link and program information is sent to all members as a Blast Out, contact us to be added. 


2024 Community Service Project- Awaiting information.

2024 Programs

May: Check with Leader

Jun: Summer Show & Tell

Jul: No Meeting

Aug- Dec: 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)