The texture, type and weight of thread can dramatically impact the appearance of an embroidery design – are you making the right choices for your projects? Join the online Craftsy class Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread with me, expert embroiderer Lindee Goodall, and discover everything you need to know to achieve professional results
Metallic thread is one of those things we “love to hate.” We love the look of metallic thread but it can sometimes be frustrating to embroider with. I’ll share some tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years to get great results. These tips work with any thread and most are just plain good “best
Angels are in and have been for quite a while. The last two years I’ve designed and digitized large, complex angels, starting with the Heirloom Lace Angel in 2011 and the Poinsettia Lace Angel in 2010. This year I’ve chosen to digitize smaller, ornament size angels that stitch quickly in just one small hoop and
If YouTube video is not displaying, click here: If you’re the kind of person who likes to see things done, then watch this video on how to make the Winter Jewels Mock Crochet Snowflakes. Yes, I know, it’s a little long for most YouTube things but consider it as a mini-sewing show episode! You’ll get
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If you’ve ever sewn with metallic thread, you know they can be frustrating. They kink, the break, they ravel, they shred, and they’re scratchy. As a result, metallic has become known as the “thread we love to hate.” We love the beauty and elegance, but we hate their idiosyncrasies. Wouldn’t you love to love metallic
There a lots of things to love about Hemingworth thread: Vibrant, lustrous shades in tri-lobal polyester The unique thread cap that protects the thread from dust, oils from your fingers, and bruising The label that tells you the thread color, thread name, and even the thread sequence number (that little number to the right of
In the previous post, What are Birdnests? we looked at what a birdnest is and the potential damage it can cause. In this sequel we’ll look at five common causes of birdnests so we know the signs and can avoid them. Also, I’ll cover some tips on how to repair minor damage. As with many