Fridays At The Office

Behind the scenes peeks at life and work at the Urban Threads office.

Finally got this beauty up in proper display in the office. Working on a big showcase area of all our favorite projects for everyone to see as they walk by. Great reminder of the awesomeness of machine embroidery and the cool things our job lets us do!

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Color Inspirations – Sterling Christmas

Find a new and elegant color palette for your holiday embroidery designs with this Sterling Christmas color inspiration.

This week, try a new take on Christmas. Bright and bold reds and greens are always a classic, but sometimes something different can add a new and unexpectedly elegant look to the season. Silver and gold tones bring an understated and refreshing new take on Christmas designs, and reflect the cool and calming colors of the natural season. Try it with metallics for an even more luxurious feel. See how it compares to the original.

Which do you prefer?

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Urban Entrepreneurs – September Embroidery

Urban Entrepreneurs highlights stitchers who are combining their awesome talents and Urban Threads designs to make one-of-a-kind items and be their own boss. They also offer their own bit of wisdom about the realities of running your own biz!

il_fullxfull.609647762_cseiSeptember Embroidery on Etsy

What’s your best tip for getting better results out of your store?

Best tip–work those product tags! I am constantly changing and testing my etsy tags to get better results. My goal is to be on Etsy’s front page with every item.

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Quick Pic – Unicorn Magic

Inspiring ideas from customers!

The best and brightest chosen from images off facebook, flickr, instagram and more.

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Flickr user Fondie certainly has made an adorable dress for an adorable girl. Honestly, bright rainbow unicorns make nearly anything adorable.

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Costume Contest 2014 – We Have a Winner!

And the winner of the Urban Threads 2014 Costume Contest, as voted on by you, is …

…this dazzling Sim Sin’karaleth (or the Hedgehog) gown by Angemessen! It was made as a LARP costume for ConQuest of Mythodea, and it was showcased to stunning effect. Embroidery was combined with beading on the bodice to give it that royal, metallic edge.

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Thanks to everyone who shared your amazing embroidered creations! There were SO MANY stunning entries this year, and we wish we could give prizes to all of you. Keep rockin’ on with your crafty selves … we can’t wait to see the costumes yet to come!

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Keep Dreaming

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Fridays At The Office

Behind the scenes peeks at life and work at the Urban Threads office.

It’s Christmas on artist Caitlin’s desk this week, thankfully here in Minnesota it hadn’t quite turned that way outside the window. Yet.

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