Embroidery 101

Embroidery 101

Your resource for tips and tutorials on the basics of machine embroidery.

Expert Embroidery Tips

 

Machine Embroidery Stabilizer Basics

Machine Embroidery Stabilizer Basics

Beautiful machine embroidery results begin with choosing the right stabilizer for your project. Learn everything there is know about the different types of OESD stabilizer.

 

Essential Embroidery Tools

Essential Embroidery Tools

The essential rundown of everything you need to know about these must-have embroiderer's tools. How many do you have in your sewing room?

 

Fabric Tips

 

All About Minkee

All About Minkee®

Minkee® fabrics are polyester microfiber plush knits. There are many different textures of Minkee fabric, including dots, raised stripes, and more.

 

How To Machine Embroider Denim Jeans

How To Machine Embroider Denim Jeans

Denim is an ideal textile for embroidery because it's a medium-weight, woven material, which handles dense designs well. Learn how to machine embroider the bottom edges of a pair of jeans.

 

Embroidery Techniques

 

Using Templates for Embroidery Placement

Using Templates for Embroidery Placement

When planning your embroidery project, you may wish to use a template to determine the exact placement of your design. Here are some useful tips for using templates.

 

Monogram Placement

Monogram Placement

Monogramming is perhaps one of the most popular types of embroidery. Here are some placement guidelines to follow when embroidering these popular items.

 

A Coloring on Fabric Tutorial

A Coloring on Fabric Tutorial

The most important tip for coloring on fabric is to test your chosen technique or coloring method on a test piece of fabric first. Learn more...