Home
Press Esc to close

Choose a Store

Abigail Michelle

A Bit of Stitch

Ace Points Embroidery

Ace Points Quilting

Alinaline

All Sorts of Embroidery

Allstitch

Anandas Divine Designs

Artistic Designs

A Stitch and a Half

Becky J Cross Stitch

Birdhouse Cottage Crafts

Cathy de France

Carolyn Keber

Creative Design

C-Some-Stitches

Cuddle Me Crazy

Dainty Stitches

Dancing Threads

Designs 4 Africa

Designs by Enid

Designs by Hope Yoder

Designs by Petro

Dianas Dezigns

Dilly Designs

Embroidery Connection

Embroidery Delight

Embroidered Necessity

Embroider Shoppe

Elle Designs

Enchanting Designs

Erinas Designs

Fancy That Designs

Graceful Embroidery

Hatched in Africa

Inspiration Mutz

Into Embroidery

Kreations by Kara

Kreative Kiwi Embroidery

Louise Meyer Originals

Mar Lena Embroidery

Mimis Sewing Studio

Molly Mine

My Fair Lady

Needle Passion Embroidery

Odiles Corner

Omas Place

Oh Sew New

Oriental Embroidery

Outback Embroidery

Quite a Stitch

Rudina Embroidery

Raven's Nest Embroidery

Sealed with a Stitch

SewAz Embroidery

Sew Inspired by Bonnie

Sew Michelle

Stitch Box Creations

Stitch Delight

Stitch Soup

Sweet Heirloom

The Purple Hat

Threads n Scissors

Threads that Bind Us

Too Cute Embroidery

Wind Bell Embroidery


Working on Delicate Fabrics

  • If you are working on velvet, courdory, chiffon, organza, crepe, organdy, and other lightweight fabrics hoop them gently to avoid marks. The simplest way to protect the fabric is to place a buffer between it and the hoop. This buffer can be fabric, backing, or even tissue paper.
     
  • Some reccommend you wrap the inner ring of your hoops for any embroidery on delicate fabrics.   This will avoid snagging the goods, stops the fabric slipping and will cushion the fabric, avoiding a contact shine or deeper hoop impression. You can use bias binding or any soft gauze or tape for this.
     
  • Alternatively, it is even better if you can avoid hooping the fabrics at all. 
     
  • Another option is to use a sticky backing. You place this in a large hoop and peel off the paper backing exposing the sticky side. Position your piece of fabric and press it onto the exposed area of the carrier.
     
  • Another alternative backing is a wash-away stabilizer. To use this technique, hoop a piece of water-soluble topping both under and over the area to be stitched. When the project is completed, simply remove the topping and backing by rinsing the fabric.
Category Search Embroidery Designs Tips and Techniques Contact Us About Us Sales and Specials Embird Program Customer Login
Designers Stores Creative Projects Step by Step Tutorials Help/FAQ Advertising Bonus Sets Embird Club Supplier Login
Sitemap Gift Certificates Secrets Blog Terms Homepage Dollar Designs Hooplah Blog Newsletters


© 2014 Copyright secretsof.com Embroidery Designs