Looping stitches is another irritating problem that can occur with machine embroidery and cause an unsightly result. For this article, we’ll focus on looping on the top side. For looping underneath, refer the articles on birdnests.
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I’ve compiled a list of the most frequent complaints I see in the various machine embroidery groups I’m in. Often there’s no short answer to these issues because usually there’s more than one cause! I will try to update this page with more links as I have them. Or, just search the blog. Related articles […]
The other day I was asked by an acquaintance who was considering the purchase of her first embroidery machine if embroidery was difficult.
I was recently asked this curious question and so I thought this would be a good place to answer it.
In the previous post, What are Birdnests? we looked at what a birdnest is and the potential damage it can cause.
Birdnests are not only annoying, they reduce productivity and can potentially ruin the entire project.
Your thread tensions may be balanced but they may not be optimal. Overly tight tensions can cause puckers and registration problems.
This is one gadget that is on my must-have list of top embroidery machine accessories.
Thread breaks are annoying at best and can happen for a variety of reasons.
There are a number of causes for puckering and often a combination of reasons that contribute to that unsightly effect in a particular sample.