I Like Big Hoops and I Cannot Lie! It’s a social media phenomenon. Whether you measure your hoops in millimeters or inches, it can be confusing to know just what that means when it comes to buying the right size of embroidery designs.Continue reading “Navigating Hoop Sizes”
Want to make your patriotic applique designs sparkle like fireworks? All you need to do is use GlitterFlex vinyl.
Peel away the plastic carrier to expose the dazzling fabric. Use it just like you do any other applique fabric.
Stitch a placement stitch to show where the GlitterFlex goes, tack it down, and it easily tears away from the tack-down stitches. Continue placement and tack-down for the rest of the design.
This sample was stitched as a freestanding applique using a clear heat-away stabilizer. If you were stitching the applique on a shirt or other item, you would fuse the GlitterFlex to the item after tearing or trimming to the tack-down stitches.
After fusing the GlitterFlex as directed, continue stitching the rest of the design elements.
Make your embroidery sparkle like nothing else when you use GlitterFlex in your applique and freestanding projects.
Looking for a way to glitz up your applique? GlitterFlex vinyl is another popular trend in machine embroidery applique. But not all glitter vinyl is created equal. Here is what you need to know.Continue reading “Get Glitzy Embroidery With GlitterFlex”
Outdoor embroidery designs can be stunningly realistic, depending upon how you stitch them. It’s all about the right combination of colors, textures, and fabrics.Continue reading “Bringing Outdoor Embroidery to Life”
One of the hottest new mediums for machine embroidery is cork. Sometimes referred to as cork leather, the natural alternative can be stitched just like fabric without tedious edge finishing.Continue reading “Cork Fabric: The New Embroidery Fabric”