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1. Hoop a piece of cut-away on top and then carefully cut a 'window' for embroidery - this is to eliminate hoop marks.
2. Some people favor a sharp needle while other prefer sharp or wedge needles (WEDGE NEEDLE: needle manufacturers tell advise that this needle point type is recommended only for sewing leather - not for embroidery) ; and some like Teflon. Teflon helps prevent…
Hoop the garment, as you would for regular embroidery. Use the correct backing for the type of garment being sewed on.
Next cut a piece of embroidery foam large enough to cover the design you are sewing. The foam color you use should be as close to the color of the thread you will be stitching over it as possible.
Use tape to secure the foam over the…
I had forgotten about this part of Shawn's world. I think everyday life took over and then a month overseas and now setting back into a normal routine.
I hope everyone is embroidering up a storm, I know I have been. Have the Golden Tapestry hanging on the wall, completed a cutting mat carrying bag and am now making some 3d embroidery cushion covers. not bad since the 25th June.
I found out where I purchased these designs. It was from robertacreations, but, the web domain is up for sale. The name of the designs was "The Jesus Collections" If anyone knows of this person and a contact or has the designs please drop me a line.
Thanks & God Bless,
I just bought a Janome 300E Embroidery Machine and am still learning it. I want to monogram initials on an iphone pouch that I am making and was wondering how to do this. I am going to practice first tomorrow on a bigger piece of material, but the actual pouch is half the size of the smaller hoop. I was wondering if I should embroider the initials first on the piece of material I have, then cut the iphone pattern, or can I just use the hoop with the smaller piece of material. Thanks for…Continue
I was wondering if anyone has saved all the embroidery threads and made lace from them? I read somewhere that it could be done, so I've saved all the threads and I wanted to try this, but I can't find out where it was suggested to go back and get the information how to do it.
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