Scroll lettering has a tendency to disappear when stitched on faux fur. Here’s how I tackle that problem.
Select the Shape Tool.
Change the sequence of the colors so that the fill is the first color and the lettering is second. Hoop the fur and stitch color 1 in the same color as the fur since you want the fill stitches to blend into the fur.
You’re probably wondering what to do if you don’t have software. Here’s a tip I learned from one of my smart students, Peggy Schroeder. Peggy uses it on terrycloth all of the time. Use tulle to mimic the fill stitches. Just place matching tulle (same color as the fur) over the fur. Stitch the lettering and then rip the tulle away from the text. This works pretty well as it holds the fur down under the lettering. Once the tulle is torn away though, some of the fur surrounding the text may creep over the text. If that happens, just trim away the excess fibers around the lettering so it doesn’t obstruct the lettering.
Hope this information helps you tackle those tricky fibers!
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