How to hoop and embroider a pre-made Christmas stocking without taking it apart.
- What size hoop and why
- What stabilizers to use for furry fabrics
- Placement tips
For those of you who complained that I didn’t show all the sewing steps in the video on making an ITH bag, the actual sewing is shown.
Why Hooping Correctly Is ImportantHooping is part of the stabilizing process and a bad hooping can't be undone after sewing! Proper hooping can:
- Eliminate registration problems
- Prevent puckering
Why Use a Hooping Aid?Hooping aids such as the Echidna Hooping Station can make hooping:
- More efficient (no more chasing the hoop around on a slippery table)
- More accurate