Santa Treat Sacks in the Embroidery Hoop


This quick-and-easy in the hoop project is perfect for stocking stuffers or last minute gifts. Fill with small treats like candy, spools of thread, chapstick, or any other small gifts.

Materials

  • Acrylic or Wool Felt, 5”x5”, two
  • Sulky Tear-Easy Lightweight Tearaway Stabilizer
  • Machine embroidery thread, 40-weight: red, green
  • Satin Ribbon, 1/4”, 12” length: red, green

Basic Supplies

scissors, cellophane tape

Tools

  • Embroidery machine with 4”x4” hoop or larger
  • Five Star Fonts Embroidery Santa Treat Sack in the Hoop Embroidery Design Set
  • Organ 80/12 Sharps Embroidery Needle
  • Sulky KK2000 Temporary Spray Adhesive

Directions

  • Note
  • 1. All designs shown in main image are included in set. Directions apply to all designs.
  • Treat Sack
  • 1. Hoop stabilizer and place hoop on machine. Run color 1, which stitches outline of treat sack. (see photos)
  • 2. Lightly spray wrong side of one felt piece with temporary spray adhesive. Place sticky side down in hoop, ensuring it completely covers outline of design. (see photos)
  • 3. Place hoop on machine and run color 2, which stitches felt to stabilizer. Run colors 3 and 4, which stitch the lettering on the design. Remove hoop when color 4 finishes. (see photos)
  • 4. Turn hoop over so BACK of hoop is visible. Lightly spray wrong side of 5”x5” felt piece with temporary spray adhesive. Place felt on back of hoop so it completely covers outline of design. Smooth with fingers to adhere felt. (see photos)
  • 5. Turn hoop to front and place hoop on machine; run final color 5, which stitches the two pieces of felt together by outlining design. Remove hoop from machine. (see photos)
  • 6. Unhoop design and gently tear away all stabilizer from around design. (see photos)
  • 7. Using sharp scissors, trim around design using stitch line as guide, leaving about 1/4” of allowance outside the seam line as shown. Reach inside opening and gently tear away stabilizer inside sack. (Note: It may be easier to turn treat sack inside out to remove all stabilizer.) (see photos)
  • 8. Insert candies, gift card, spools of thread for your sewing friends, etc. (see photos)
  • 9. Pinch top of sack together with fingers and tie with one or two lengths of ribbon that match your sack. (see photos)
  • Other Designs
  • 1. Santa Treat Sacks In the Hoop Embroidery Design Set includes several different Christmas sayings. Quick and easy, make several in a very short time! (see photos)
  • Tip
  • 1. Felt will dull needles quickly. Be sure to change your embroidery needle often.

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