Posts Tagged ‘ knits ’

Working with Prints – It’s all about Color and Scale

March 2, 2011
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Working with Prints – It’s all about Color and Scale

Combining embroidery with patterned fabric is challenging but here are a few tips for a successful outcome. • Add a plain fabric as the base for the embroidery. • Take your color cues from the printed fabric. • Differentiate the scale of the embroidery In this tunic, I selected a base fabric (manufacturer unknown)...

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25 Little Steps Lead to Perfection

January 28, 2011
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25 Little Steps Lead to Perfection

Sometimes I rush through an embroidery project and don’t take the time to think through each step of the process. Often, this is how mistakes are made. Print this checklist and keep it by your machine as a reminder of the 25 little steps you should take to ensure your embroidery comes out beautifully....

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Stitching on Knits

October 21, 2010
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Stitching on Knits

A few weeks ago, we received many comments requesting information on stitching on knits. Well, knits is a pretty large category! So I’ll give you some general guidelines on stabilizing t-shirt knits. Eliminate the Stretch The number one goal of hooping and stabilizing knits is to eliminate the stretch during the embroidery process. My favorite...

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