Category Archives: Embroidery Techniques

GOT PUCKERS? 9 PROFESSIONAL POINTERS FOR PUCKER PREVENTION

Eight years ago, I wrote a post called Why Does My Embroidery Pucker (find it linked at the end of this post) and during the recently wrapped 2017 Virtual Sewing, Quilt, and Embroidery Expo, I focused on pucker problems in my two-part class called Professional Pointers for Pucker Prevention.

INTRODUCING THE NEW ECHIDNA HOOPING STATION!

What’s the first thing you notice about embroidery on an item? Placement!

What’s the second thing you notice about embroidery on an item? That it’s smooth, wrinkle and ripple free, and that it has good registration (no gaps).

Hooping Basics for Machine Embroidery

Proper hooping is vital to a professional result. You want the item smoothly hooped in the right hoop in the right place with the right tension – and you don’t want to waste any time doing it. Learn professional hooping techniques in this video!

How to Machine Embroider Free-Standing Lace

Learn tips and tricks for stitching free-standing lace in this full-length class with Lindee Goodall from Lindee G Embroidery. Discover the best stabilizers, threads, and needs to use plus tips for getting a clean result along with troubleshooting and avoiding common problems. BONUS: Use the coupon code mentioned in the video to get half on […]

HOW TO USE INKTENSE ON FABRIC WITH EMBROIDERY

If you’ve been reluctant to try inks or using media that requires a brush, then I’ve found something that gives you the look of inks with the ease of colored pencils and it’s called InkTense Colored pencils.

How to Embroider a Basic In-the-Hoop Zippered Bag

Learn how to stitch a lined zippered pouch in your embroidery machine! This bag has no exposed seams and is completely finished other than turning right side out when the embroidery is completed. Use coupon code zipbag23 on checkout to get $10 off on this collection! Related Articles: How to Customize A Basic In-the-Hoop Project […]

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