Fridays At The Office

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Our marketing rock star and general ringmaster Karline keeps favorite stitchouts from recent batches up in her workspace as inspiration. Clips make it easy to change out fresh designs. It’s a great reminder of the designs we love. Plus, free office decor!

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Color Inspirations – Summer Sunrise

Try out this warm and glowing Summer Sunrise color scheme on your embroidery designs.

Even though we were all about summer last week… well, we just don’t get enough of it around here in Minnesota. So I figured we might as well stay full into warm month celebrations with this Summer Sunrise color scheme. It’s warm colors all the way, mixing soft glowing pinks in with rusty oranges and reds. Pick a pink or an orange with a lot of saturation to let your design really shine with warmth. For an extra summery flair, stitch it on a bohemian tie dye fabric of similar colors. You could even dye the fabric yourself! See how it compares to the original.

Which do you prefer?

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Urban Entrepreneurs – Cushion Rock

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!

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/CushionRock?ref=shop_sugg

Etsy store Cushion Rock

What’s the one thing you wish you knew when you started your store?

I didn’t realize how much detail goes into listing an item… it can be time consuming having to describe every detail about the product. I tend to be a bit disorganized but it is really important that you get that part correct, describe your product in detail…I love doing designs and get so engrossed in my work that I have to tell myself to stop and list some items. I find I get more motivated when I make a sale, then it gets really exciting, especially when someone from the other side of the world buys something… a brilliant feeling!

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Quick Pic – Tattoo Tee

Inspiring ideas from customers!

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

Embroidered Tattoo Tee from Quick Pics - The best and brightest ideas by Urban Threads customers from facebook, flickr, instagram and more.

Gaby from Germany emailed in this photo of her tattoo-style monogrammed shirt, featuring some Inked Alphabet designs and those ever popular swallows. Fierce!

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Caffeine

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When you can thread the needle while the machine’s still running, you’ve probably had enough though.

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Fridays At The Office

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

UT Artist Taylor draws from a lot of different kinds of inspiration while sketching up a new design. Peek closely if you can and you’ll get a sneak preview of an upcoming design!

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Color Inspirations – Caribbean Sun

Try this Caribbean Sun color scheme out on your embroidery designs for a saturated and summery feel.

Summer forever! Sunshine and warmth offers endless inspiration for colors, and nothing brings up the feeling of endless summer like the colors of the Caribbean. Dark sandy tones and sunny oranges pop beautifully with the saturated aqua blues and greens of the Caribbean waters. See how it compares to the original.

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