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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Embroidery Site! These are the top ten articles that your Embroidery Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Five Basic Freestyle Embroidery Stitches
Freestyle embroidery looks intricate and hard, but by mastering these five basic stitches, you can turn out complex pieces with ease!
2. Five Crewel Embroidery Stitches
Now you’ve mastered basic embroidery stitches, it’s time to take it to the next level and look at some Crewel Embroidery stitches.
3. Transferring Embroidery Patterns to Fabric
Transferring your pattern to fabric before you start to stitch can be one of the hardest things. Here are some tips to make it a little easier.
4. Care of your Embroidery Tools
Your embroidery tools are vital to producing an exquisite finished product, so make sure you take good care of them.
5. Machine Embroidery
Machine Embroidery has taken off in popularity, with sewing machines designed especially for this intricate art.
6. Sewing and Embroidery Machine Maintenance
A machine – whether it is used for general sewing or for embroidery – is an investment and with a little regular maintenance, it will give you years of service.
7. Buying an Embroidery Machine
Before you buy an embroidery machine, do your homework. Don´t get stuck with something too expensive, that doesn´t do what you want it to!
8. Satin Stitch Basics
Satin Stitch got you frustrated? These tips will help make your satin stitch embroidery look fantastic!
9. Choosing a Needle - Hand Sewing
The right tools for the right job – every tradesperson knows it. And it’s just as important in embroidery that you use the right needle for the project you are doing.
10. Preparing your Thread
With any skill, there are some tricks in embroidery that will give your work a more professional look – and the best one is to prepare your thread before using it.
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