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Added by Kaye Lanfair on March 6, 2018
Added by Mary Houston on March 8, 2018
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.
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