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Embroidery Do’s and Don’ts – Get It Straight

Avoid common machine embroidery pitfalls. D E B O R A H J O N E S

One of the most aggravating mistakes made is applying crooked embroidery to a garment or project. Here’s how to get the embroidery straight every time:

1) Place the item flat on a work surface and mark a dot […]

Embroidery Do’s and Don’ts – To Hoop or Not to Hoop

Avoid common machine embroidery pitfalls. D E B O R A H J O N E S

When embroidering knits, such as T-shirts, the fabric can stretch when hooped, especially if a firm, cut-away stabilizer is used in the hoop. Apply a tear-away, self-adhesive stabilizer to the hoop and then smooth the fabric onto the […]

Embroidery Do’s and Don’ts – Making Stable Choices

Avoid common machine embroidery pitfalls. D E B O R A H J O N E S

Making Stable Choices How do you know when you have enough or the correct stabilizer? This embroidery faux pas is at the top of the list. It’s the most common reason for outline stitching shifting from the main […]