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.
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 root cause of bobbin thread showing on the top side of machine embroidery is tension. Your job as an embroidery detective is to determine what’s causing the tensions problem so you can avoid tension headaches. Learn common causes and their solutions!
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.
In this video I’ll show you how to unzip embroidery designs or any file for that matter using Windows Explorer. I’m demonstrating in Windows 10 and this works in Windows 7 & 8. If you’re still using XP, choose “Explore” after right-clicking the zip file. If you’re using a Mac, Safari will automatically extract files […]