DIY Printed T-Shirts

Refashion Your Tees Using the Brother ScanNCut

If you’re looking for a fun way to refashion an old tee, or give a new tee some creative flair, the ScanNCut Vinyl transfers are a great way to go! If you find a simple tee pattern, like a tank top or a singlet, you can easily transform your old baggy shirts or use up your scrap fabric. You really don’t need a lot of material to create these shirts, which are the perfect addition to any wardrobe.

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Peggy’s Stitch Eraser

PeggysStitchEraserThis latest incarnation of Peggy’s famous Stitch Eraser includes the Stitch Eraser itself, the detachable power cable/charger, user manual, cleaning solution and cleaning brush. It’s used to remove stitches from embroidery and all types of stitch patterns.

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Watch how easy it is to erase embroidery stitches like never before!

Where to buy

To purchase a Peggy’s Stitch Eraser please call us on 1800 000 360 or visit our online shop.

Staff Project – Embroidered Sports Bags

Brittany, our friendly customer service staff member also plays for the Brisbane South Logan Wildcats netball team competing in the Samsung QSNL (Queensland State Netball League) tier two program. This season the Wildcats needed some new embroidered sports bags and since Brittany works for Echidna Sewing, she took on the role completing these for her team.

About the project

The Wildcats embroidered logo was provided as a .pes file, therefore she didn’t need to digitize this herself. However, if you’re interested in digitizing your own designs (eg. company logos) there are many digitizing programs currently available at an affordable price, such as Embrilliance StitchArtist.

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Embroidered Lace in Fashion

Lace is the only medium that unites ornament and construction. It has taken a very strong stand on the on the world’s cat walks over the years and continues to adapt taking various approaches in upcoming seasonal trends. Designers are not only interested in starched cotton and intricate application; they are tending to “mix it up” by applying it to different types of fabrics including modern man-made blends, sheers, knits and much more.

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Echidna Sewing Two Day Hands-On Workshop in July

We welcome back John Deer, one of the world’s leading embroidery experts and founder of Adorable Ideas. Joining John for his first big Echidna Event is Martyn Smith, one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s leading sewing experts and now also a permanent member of the Echidna team. Together they will deliver a world first embroidery and sewing educational workshop, exclusively for Echidna customers with a focus on one of the most popular current sewing and embroidery trends. It’s definitely the main event to attend this year.

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