Livestream on YouTube

Join me live on the first and third Thursday of each month for some machine embroidery playtime!  This Livestream event is FREE for everyone. My video will be live from my embroidery studio and you can join in text chat if you have questions or comments.  These videos are also available to view after the […]

Livestream on YouTube – Monster Stuffies

Join me live on the first and third Thursday of each month for some machine embroidery playtime!  This Livestream is FREE for everybody.  This week I’ll be making monster stuffies using new designs at Ballyhoo Creations.  It should be fun!  

YouTube Livestream

Livestream on Youtube about machine embroidery stablizers or other topics that come up.

A newDollmaking and Machine Embroidery Membership Site

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I’m so excited to launch my membership site with Creative Fabrica Fans! These are the perks I’m offering to those who join: beginner machine embroidery help dollmaking help online classes with live feedback tips and tricks free embroidery designs each month (worth the membership alone!) exclusive in-the-hoop doll designs for members only a community where […]

Class: ITH pocket mouse

Free virtual class on May 15, 2021 at 3:00 PM CST to make the adorable little pocket mouse in the hoop of your embroidery machine.

You Tube Livestream

The first-ever Livestream event from Ballyhoo Creations.  Luci will randomly select winners for the thread set and Snap set, then we’ll do a little Q&A. Duration: 1 hour or less Who is invited?  Open to all Where?  Livestream will happen on YouTube.com at this link:    

In-The-Hoop Clothes

Nobody likes a nakey doll, unless you’re a 7-year-old girl with a roomful of barbies.  But for the rest of us, let’s customize our cloth characters and give them some simple in-the-hoop clothes to wear! Clockwise from the top: white T-shirt with raw edges Green sweater with neckline glued, other edges left raw black pants […]

All About Embroidery Software

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This page is still under construction. But there’s a comprehensive list of embroidery software comparisons that you might find useful while we hammer away at this topic.

Which file format does your embroidery machine use?

HUS JEF VIP XXX PES SHV – What is the alphabet soup you see on the machine embroidery designs? Each embroidery machine requires a particular FORMAT so it can read the design and know how to stitch it. As a general rule, the formats provided by Ballyhoo creations will work with the machine brands listed […]