Winding bobbins can get tricky. Whether you are stitching projects like outline quilting orÂ freestanding lace, that require the same color thread in the bobbin as that with which you are stitching, or using standard bobbin thread, mishaps do occur. This is a quick fix for those times when bobbin winding gets out of control. Just rewind it! Continue reading “Rewinding Mistakes”
Ever struggle when choosing thread colors to match a towel or project? Do not stress! It is easy with a two-color design, just choose a main color and an accent color. Continue reading “Choosing Thread Colors”
Variegated thread can add interest and appeal to your embroidery designs, especially when combined with decorative stitching. Continue reading “Add Interest With Variegated Thread”
If you have embroidered for any time at all, this has probably happened to you: the dreaded thread nest. It starts out with a hair raising noise of grinding and thumping. One stopped, the machine reveals a nest of jumbled thread, most always underneath the hoop. Continue reading “Troubleshooting Thread Nests”
Some time ago, I was quite surprised to find out I had been unthreading my embroidery machine wrong for a number of years. Turns out, there is a right way and a wrong way to change the thread in your machine.