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Tips and tricks on the use of machine embroidery stabilizers

With so many types of machine embroidery stabilizers available it can be confusing. Let's take a quick look at some and I will share some tips on their usage. Stabilizer is essential in machine embroidery. It sits under the fabric and supports both the fabric and thread, keeping the embroidery stitches in the right place.… Continue reading Tips and tricks on the use of machine embroidery stabilizers

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Getting variety from one bridal machine embroidery design

There is a new bridal collection at Graceful Embroidery, Rose Gold Bridal Lace. To show how to use the designs I decided to attempt to stitch it out one design in 5 different ways. See how versatile these machine embroidery designs are. For this exercise I choose GFE-RGB-1-23 as it has all the flowers in… Continue reading Getting variety from one bridal machine embroidery design

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Why I love Celtic Machine Embroidery

There are many reasons why I love Celtic Machine Embroidery. It is not the easiest type of embroidery to digitize especially if the knot work is wide enough that the weaving in and out are clear and accurate. I saw a need for versatile Celtic embroidery designs so I set about learning how to create… Continue reading Why I love Celtic Machine Embroidery

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Embellishing machine embroidery

The Gracieuse Bouton Broderie collection of heirloom machine embroidery designs contains little embroidered buttons and scrolls, along with small flowers. The name translates from the French to "Graceful embroidered buttons". Embellishing always enhances machine embroidery designs, mkaing them come alive. I usually start with hot fix crystals and pearls but there are many other options,like… Continue reading Embellishing machine embroidery