Category Archives: Embroidery Tips

Guest Blogger Michele Mishler – Templates & How To Create Your Own!

First off I’d like to announce the winner of last week’s Wednesday Giveaway! It was absolutely wonderful reading about all these delicious foods and recipes.  The winner of the smorgasbord of items is…..Laurie d! Laurie has a borscht recipe to … Continue reading

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12 Tips for Perfect Pressing

  Proper pressing of embroidery projects can make a finished garment or design go from blah to perfect.  Once a wrinkle, or ripples are formed during the embroidery process often times they won’t come out no matter how hard or … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Machine Embroidery on Knits

Have you ever tried to embroider on a knit and wound up with a bumpy, distorted effect? Knit fabrics have some unique properties that present different problems for machine embroidery than woven fabrics. The primary issue is that knits stretch, … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Keep Outdoor Fabrics Looking Good!

Fun in the sun means outdoor fabrics. Whether you are making cushions, sewing a grill slipcover or stitching up a tote bag, all of these projects require outdoor fabrics. These rough and tumble fabrics are made to withstand the elements … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Embroidering Fleece!

Fleece is a fantastic fabric! It was originally created to mimic wool. Fleece insulates even when wet and dries quickly. Athletic clothing is often made from fleece because perspiration passes through it and it’s stretchy and moves with the body. … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Embroidering On Terry Cloth + A FREE Project

We get a lot of requests for tips on working with terry cloth. It’s a great fabric and easy to sew with, but there are special considerations when using your embroidery machine. You can make towels from yardage of terry … Continue reading

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