Our Personal Projects

We share our personal projects with you. Here are some that we have made. We hope they inspire you!

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Animal Lunch Bags

Learn more about these cute animal lunch bags created with an embroidery machine with a pattern from Kreative Kiwi. By

Animal Pillow

Learn how Kaitlyn made a cute animal pillow.
For the animals she used the embroidery machine and a pattern from Kreative Kiwi.
These animals were shown onto fabric she selected for the pillow. Learn more....

Apron - Pre-printed Apron Panel

How to make a apron with a lining using a pre-printed apron panel.

Basket - Pop-Up Basket

Learn about a cute pop-up basket made by Annette & Chris at a quilt retreat. The pattern is by the Fat Quarter Gypsy.

Boho Chic Mosaic Tote

This video features a crocheted tote bag made by Chris. The tote bag is made from a pattern purchased from "A Crocheted Simplicity" and is named Boho Chic Mosaic Tote Bag. By

Bunny Apron - Machine Embroidered

Chris decided to make quick and easy machine embroidered bunny aprons to use when she and her daughter volunteer in the bunny barn at the Montgomery County fair.

Learn more about this project by watching a free video and written instructions.
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Burp Cloths - Contoured Burp Cloths

A personal project made by Annette at These contoured burp clothes are a community service project which will be donated to a neo-natal unit in a hospital.

Butterfly Quilt Wall Hanging

This tutorial features a butterfly quilt wall hanging made with free paper piecing patterns. Learn to make this beautiful butterfly wall art. Associate

Cactus and Succulents Table Runner Pattern

Learn about this Cactus and Succulents table runner which was machine embroidered with a pattern from Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs.

Purchase pattern and supplies here!
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Cat Apron

This cute reversible apron is a quick and easy kids project. Learn more about this project and how to get free apron pattern.

Cell Phone Wallet

This Tall Phone Wallet project is completed in-the-hoop with an embroidery machine with a pattern available from Embroidery Garden. Make some and keep handy as a last minute gift. Staff

Christmas Tissue Box Cover

This is a easy and fun plastic canvas project. This video shows a Christmas tissue box cover made by a staff member at It is a wonderful gift idea for friends, co-workers or family!

Christmas Wreath

This machine embroidered wreath project was made by Chris with her embroidery machine. The pattern is from Kreative Kiwi. Make for yourself or as a gift. By Staff

Chrstimas Ornaments

These Christmas ornaments were projects completed by Annette at Watch video to learn more.

Concord Kitties

A finished project made by a staff member. Kitties on a bunch of grapes. Garden Patch Cats, by Helene Knott.

Crocheted Rug - Fall Colors Rug

Make yourself a pretty Fall Colors rug from a pattern available from Annie's Craft Store. This rug is easy to make and can be made in any color scheme. This would be a good project for a beginner crocheter. Affiliate Link to Annie's Craft Store

Cross Stitch Pullover Bib Project

Baby cross stitch pullover bibs are thoughtful practical baby shower gifts for the mom-to-be or for the mom of a newborn. Or for your own baby.

Cross stitch bibs are a great way to create a soft, durable and personalized item for a lucky baby or toddler you love! Associate

Cute Insulated Lunch Bag

Free insulated and lined lunch bag pattern.

Daisy Table Runner

Learn how to make this table runner by watching our video and reading the description of the project.
The design is by Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs.
Chris made this beautiful table runner as a gift to her Mom who loves flowers and the great outdoors.

Dog Walking Bag

This in-the-hoop machine embroidered cross-body bag will come in handy when walking your dog. This dog walking bag has several pockets and a cross-body strap. Associate

Dumpling Kitty

Learn about this cute crocheted cat called Dumpling Kitty. The pattern is by Sarah Sloyer of Critterbeans and is free. Needlepointers Staff

Fold 'N Stitch Wreath share a personal project, Fold 'n Stitch Wreath. This project can be used as a wall hanging or candle table topper.

Granny Treasure Blanket

Granny's Treasure Blanket - Learn about this crochet project.

Halloween Fun

Stir up some Halloween fun by creating a unique and cute Halloween themed wall hanging or quilt.
Halloween Fun by Lunch Box Quilt contains nine embroidery machine applique designs on CD. The different blocks are machine embroider and then assemble together.
To purchase the pattern and learn more about this project, click the above link.
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Heart Mug Rug

This heart mug rug is a personal machine embroidery project completed by Chris from The design is an applique in-the-hoop design by Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery.

Heart Table Runner

This cute heart table runner is a personal project made by Chris at

Highlight Yellow Project Challenge

A personal project completed by This project was a challenge by a quilt guild to make something using highlight yellow fabric. This is the result of the challenge.

Hooded Nightgown

Learn about this hooded nightgown made by Annette for her granddaughter. This is one of McCall's easy sew patterns, pattern #7061.

How Does Your Garden Grow Tote Bag

Learn about this bag created by Chris. The panels of the bag are machine embroidered. The bag pattern is from Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs.

I Love Bunnies Bag

This sweet tote bag was made by Chris from Chris's daughter loves rabbits and owns two. She is very artsy-craftsy and choose all the coordinating fabrics for the project.

Inside Out Mats Pattern

Make a set of four placemats completely on your sewing machine in a afternoon, no need to bind and no hand sewing, because of the self-binding technique you will learn.
Placemats are reversible.
Great gift giving idea!

Knitcrate - Crescent Shaped Shawl

Learn and see the crescent shaped shawl finished by Annette using March Knitcrate pattern and premium yarn. Knitcrate is a monthly subscription service and premium yarn seller. To learn more about KnitCrate and about this shawl, click the above link. Staff

Machine Embroidered Butterfly Purse (Bag)

Learn about a machine embroidery project made by Chris from

Machine Embroidered Purse

This video show a purse made by Chris at The purse has eight machine embroidered panels that are joined together.

Machine Embroidered Sewing Kit

This machine embroidered sewing kit is a personal project by Chris from Pattern was purchased from Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs. Learn more about this project.

Melford Messenger Bag

Learn about a vintage looking messenger bag made by Annette from The pattern used was Melford Messenger Bag by Charlie's Aunt.
By making purses and bags yourself, you create a bag that is different, unique and one-of-a-kind.

Minky Baby Quilt with Woodland Animals

This is a minky baby blanket with a woodland animals theme. This self binding baby blanket makes binding with minky quick and easy. Associate

Mother's Day Pillow with Lace

Here is a tutorial for creating a pillow that features machine embroidered words and flowers in the center and lace. The perfect gift for Mom! Associate

Mother's Day Pillow with Piping

Make Mom a pretty machine embroider pillow to show your appreciation for all that she does. The pillow features machine embroidered words and flowers in the center and a piping. Associate

Motorway Blanket Pattern

Does your kid love cars? Your little kiddo will love snuggling up with this fun, colorful crochet car-themed kids blanket. Get the free crochet blanket pattern. Associate

Pajama Pants Simplicity #2290

Making pajama pants is one of the easiest pieces of clothing you can sew. If you want to learn how to sew clothing, this is an excellent beginner sewing project.
This pattern is super simple and easy to make. Pattern has child, teen and adult sizes. So you can make pajamas for the entire family.

Paper Doll Quilt

This paper doll quilt is a personal project completed by

Paper Pieced Table Runner (Personal Project)

This paper pieced table runner was made by Annette from

Penguin Kit - American Girl Crafts

Learn about these two cute penguin friends which are easy to sew.

Pumpkin Table Runner

This video shares the Machine Embroidered Pumpkin Table Runner project which was made by a staff member at The pattern was purchased from Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs.

Pumpkin Table Runner

This is a fun machine embroidered project for the holiday. The pattern is by Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs. Learn more about this project made by Chris at By

Ragdoll Llama

This colorful ragdoll llama was recently crocheted by Chris with a free pattern by Spin a Yarn Crochet.
The Bernat Pipsqueak yarn gives the llama a fuzzy and cuddly fur. The charming decorative accents include a cute bobble necklace, bright multi-colored blanket and tassels on ears.
To learn more about this project and get the free pattern click the above link.
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Santa Cookie Placemat

This cute Santa Cookie Placemat is a personal machine embroidery project made by Chris from Learn more about this quick and easy project.

Santa Mason Jar Cover

Learn about this Santa jar cover and get the free pattern from Red Heart Yarn. By Staff

Scoop It Up! Ice Cream Quilt

This quilt pattern is a machine embroidery applique quilt pattern.
Learn more about this pattern, see more pictures and purchase the pattern here.

Sensation Table Topper

This video shows a machine embroidered table topper named "Sensation Table Centre Piece" made from a pattern by Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery designs made by Chris at

Snowflakes and Animals Table Runner

Learn about this Snowflakes and Animals Table runner made by Chris with an embroidery machine with a design by Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs.

Snowman Machine Embroidered Tissue Box Covers

Snowman Tissue Box Cover project is shared. These tissue box covers are made with an embroidery machine from a pattern purchased at Embroidery Garden. They make cute Christmas gifts for teachers, friends and relatives.

Socks - Basic Knit Socks

A free pattern for basic knit socks by Yarnspirations. The sock features a reinforces heel and ribbed top. Needlepointers Staff

Spring Flower Table Runner

This pretty Spring Flowers table runner was machine embroidered by Chris with a pattern from Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs. Watch our video to find out more and purchase pattern and supplies. By Staff

Star Table Topper

Learn more about the pretty Star table topper made by Chris from This a machine embroidery design made by Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs.

Star Wars Quilt

May the Force be with you!

Chris from shows and explains about the Star Wars Quilt she made for her son.

Sunflower and Bee Table Runner

This run whimsical table runner was machine embroidered by Chris with a pattern from Sweet Pea Machine Embroidery Designs. Watch our video to find out more and purchase patterns and supplies. Staff

Swirly Placemat (Tabletopper)

This quick and easy swirly placemat (tabletopper) is a personal machine embroidery project made by Chris from Learn more about this project.

T-Shirt Pop Up Storage Bin

Turn special t-shirts into fantastic pop-up containers. Great Christmas, birthday or graduation gift for teens or college student. Learn about this project.

Tabletop Tannenbaum

Whip up a Christmas tree in no time with this pattern. Need a unique gift? This handmade tabletop tree would be a wonderful gift for a friend, relative or co-worker.

Thank You EOS Lip Balm

Our machine embroidery expert, Chris, has made many of these as gifts. Give them to teachers, friends, family or as a hostess gift. Learn more about this craft project.

Tissue Box CoverUps by Tiger Lily Press

Cover that ugly tissue box with a fabric tissue box cover. This pattern has 6 fun styles for four size s of tissue boxes.
To purchase the pattern, please click the above link. In addition find helpful tips for making this project. Staff

Tooth Fairy Pillow/Pouch

Cute tooth fairy pillows/pouches were made by Chris from Find out more about this project.

Valentine Table Runner

This is a personal project made by Annette from Learn more about this project.

Valentine's Heart Candy Holder

Learn about these cute Valentine's Day heart candy favors.

Wristlet - Machine Embroider Wristlet

Learn about this in-the-hoop machine embroidery wristlet project and where to get the pattern and supplies to make it. Staff

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Machine Embroidery - Towels

I love to give towels as gifts for holidays including Easter, Mother's Day, Christmas and July 4th. They also make wonderful birthday gifts. Below are some machine embroidered towel projects I've made. The project pages include links to where to find the. . .(more)

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