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  • Embroidery Stabilizer FAQ
    July 1, 2021 Bill Cohen

    Embroidery Stabilizer FAQ

    Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about embroidery stabilizers.
    Do you need a stabilizer for embroidery?
    What's the best stabilizer for embroidery?
    Can I use a dryer sheet as an embroidery stabilizer?
    How do I choose backing for a embroidery machine?
    What can I use instead of stabilizer?
    What's the difference between stabilizer and interfacing?

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  • Reduce & Prevent Puckering
    March 24, 2020 William Cohen

    Machine Embroidery Tips: How To Reduce & Prevent Puckering

    Embroidery puckering is the gathering or bunching of fabric by stitches and happens from material moving around during embroidery. Puckering prevents the fabric from laying flat giving it a bumpy appearance. Puckering looks terrible, is unprofessional and is something you should strive to eliminate in your embroidery designs. Read our causes and tips to preventing unsightly puckering in your embroidery.
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  • Cut Away Stabilizers: What's The Best One To Use
    February 21, 2020 William Cohen

    Cut Away Stabilizers: What's The Best One To Use

    Stabilizer provides a foundation while you're embroidering and the cut away variety will provide the most stable support available. A cut away backing is a permanent embroidery stabilizer that stays in the garment after you are finished embroidering. It gets...

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  • Cheap Embroidery Supplies
    January 23, 2020 William Cohen

    Should I Buy Cheap Embroidery Supplies?

    Embroidery machines are expensive and many people search for the cheapest embroidery supplies on the internet that they can find. Does this make sense, is it really OK to buy cheap supplies. Are the cheap embroidery threads as good as the expensive brands? What happens to my machine if I use the lowest price embroidery stabilizer I can find?
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  • Basic Machine Embroidery Troubleshooting & Help
    January 15, 2020 William Cohen

    Basic Machine Embroidery Troubleshooting & Help

    Embroidery is becoming popular as a hobby and a very profitable business. As beginner embroiderers get their new machines and learn how to embroider, they are bound to have mishaps, mistakes and need help and advice. Here are some simple tips to keep in mind while sewing on your embroidery machine.
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  • Water Soluble Embroidery Stabilizers WSS
    January 11, 2020 AllStitch Admin

    What are Water Soluble Stabilizers?

    Water soluble stabilizers for machine embroidery, abbreviated as WSS, are embroidery backings that dissolve 100% in water and disappear. Water soluble backings are available in a heavy plastic like film type, and a fibrous stabilizer that resembles fabric. They both do the same thing and which one you use is personal preference. Lean all about water soluble embroidery stabilizers and their uses.
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  • Embroidery Stabilizer Guide
    December 12, 2019 AllStitch Admin

    Embroidery Stabilizer Guide To Choosing The Correct Backings

    Choosing the right embroidery backing and be confusing to a new embroiderer. This help article goes over the basics of machine embroidery stabilizers. Choosing the correct backing for the job is one of the more important decisions you make when starting an embroidery job. Proper stabilization is the base for excellent embroidery.
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  • What Embroidery Supplies Do I Need
    December 8, 2019 AllStitch Admin

    What Embroidery Supplies Do I Need To Get Started?

    Diving into machine embroidery for the first time as a beginner can be confusing. Between buying your first machine and searching the internet for the best machine embroidery supplies, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Don't worry, machine embroidery is easy to learn and we are here to help you figure out what supplies you need to get started.
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