Tip Tuesday: Unexpected ways to use embroidery

On this Tip Tuesday I decided to think outside of the box (or “hoops”) to discover some unexpected ways to use embroidery. It’s fun to mix it up and I always love trying new things so here are some creative ideas that I had come across in my search.

Source: Red Work Stitches

Wi-Fi Password

We are living in the age of technology and often when I have guests over to my home the follow up response to initial friendly greetings is always “What is your Wi-Fi?” It’s not easy remembering all of those passwords! Well, I have found the embroiderers solution! Sew that Wi-Fi password right onto our Easy As 1-2-3 Pillows and place it somewhere your guests will see it! Less time fussing over finding those password codes and more time enjoying each others company.

Embroidered Dog Collar
Source: ShopMimiGreen.com

Dog Collar

If you couldn’t tell by our many Embroider Buddy® dogs, like Buster Bulldog, Dalton Buddy and Parker Pug, we love our pooches! Dogs are not just man’s best friend anymore, but now more than ever they are a part of the family. This means they deserve special treatment. So why not make your dog the “bark” of the dog park and custom embroider a collar for your furry friend!

Birthday Invitations

Birthdays are getting more and more extravagant these days with many people living by the motto, “the bigger the better”. One way to up your invitation game is by individually embroidering personal birthday invitations to each of your guests. This is a special way to receive an invitation and it will be a memento of the amazing time you had celebrating together! For a child, it would be fun to tie in the embroidery theme to the party by asking guests to bring along their Bella Buddy Bunny or one of their other favourite buddies. They could play dress up with WhatzUpWithThat® Bearwear. How magical!

Chocolate Chip Cookies on a Tea Towel from AllThisNThat
Source: AllThisNThat


The chocolate chip cookie is a staple in any home. With hundreds of variations it is hard to say which is truly the best! If you think your recipe is a main contender, then why not give it is as a gift? Embroidering your favorite recipe on a kitchen towel is a gift that keeps on giving.

What are some of the creative ways you have used embroidery? Share them with us in the comments here on the blog, or on Facebook or Twitter.