Articles tagged with: Thread

Got Puckers? 9 Professional Pointers for Pucker Prevention

When "pucker up" is not a good thing!

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.

 

Create Exquisite Embroidery with Any Thread!

Create Exquisite Embroidery with Any Thread!

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 with traditional and decorative threads alike!

A New Metallic Thread for Embroiderers & Long-Arm Quilters

A New Metallic Thread for Embroiderers & Long-Arm Quilters

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 thread again? You can! There's a new kid on the block! One that's soft, smooth, non-scratchy, sews like Rayon, and comes in 52 yummy colors! How does it get any better?

Free Digitizing Projects for Generations Users

Free Digitizing Projects for Generations Users

Don't you love shopping at the grocery store when they have those free sample tastes of different foods you've never tried? Little mouth watering bites that give you just a taste of the whole pie and let you know whether it tickles your taste buds or sours your stomach.

Now you can try out some sample project lessons with these freebies!

Hemingworth Thread Chart

Hemingworth Thread Chart

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 the bar code)
  • The three drawer thread stackable thread chest with the built-in thread organizer that doubles as a thread dispenser.

How To Select Thread for Machine Embroidery for Beginners

How To Select Thread for Machine Embroidery for Beginners

You've just spent a fortune on your very first embroidery machine and now the sales person is showing you threads. You can see from the vast array of colors, fibers, weights, and types that you could easily spend another small fortune just on thread.

What should you get? How much do you need? Why type is best? Do you really need more thread anyway? In this article we'll look at the basics to get started.

About Me

lindee crafsy ovalHi, I’m Lindee Goodall, a machine embroidery designer, digitizer, and educator  in Tucson, AZ.

It’s pretty accurate to say that I’m addicted to digitizing and I have a major fondness for cats, all things Mac, and Filemaker Pro. It’s my passion to help keep you in stitches—embroidery stitches, that is!

Mission

To inspire and nurture personal creativity and productivity by connecting embroiderers and digitizers with innovative, high-quality products and information that significantly elevate their enjoyment and experience while maximizing the use of technology. In other words, more toys and more fun!

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