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  • How To Remove Embroidery Mistakes From Clothing
    June 17, 2022

    How To Remove Embroidery Mistakes From Clothing

    Removing an embroidered design and fixing embroidery mistakes is a simple easy process with the correct stitch eraser tool. Learning how to get rid of unwanted embroidery stitches effectively and without causing a lot of damage in the process is a valuable skill to have before you actually need it. 
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  • Best Embroidery Hooping Tips & Tricks
    March 26, 2020

    Best Embroidery Hooping Tips & Tricks

    Embroidery hooping tips and tricks to make hooping easy. Avoid improper hooping that can cause garments to stretch, move, and stitch out poorly resulting in misaligned designs, puckering, and poor stitch outs. When it's done properly it will produce great results in your finished embroidery.
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  • Reduce & Prevent Puckering
    March 24, 2020

    Machine Embroidery Tips: How To Reduce & Prevent Puckering

    Embroidery puckering refers to the gathering or bunching of fabric near embroidery stitches and happens from the fabric moving around during embroidery. Puckering prevents the fabric from laying flat giving it a bumpy appearance. Every new embroider experiences puckering of...

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  • Cut Away Stabilizers: What's The Best One To Use
    February 21, 2020

    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.
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  • Top Tips & Tricks for Embroidering on Terrycloth, Fleece & Fur
    January 9, 2020

    Top Tips & Tricks for Embroidering on Terrycloth, Fleece & Fur

    Learn how to machine embroider on fleece blankets, terrycloth towels, polar fleece jackets and plush stuffed animals is simple if you know the best embroidery tips and tricks. If you embroider these incorrectly, your design can get lost in the nap of the fabric and will look terrible to the trained eye. These methods will have you embroidering like a pro in no time.
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  • How To Embroider On Polyester Performance Wear
    January 6, 2020

    How To Embroider On Performance Wear

    Embroidering on stretchy polyester moisture wicking performance shirts is easy if you have the right supplies and know how. Stretchy performance wear can can present a challenge even to the experienced embroider, but don’t let this profitable business pass you by. What makes embroidery on performance wear a challenge is that this moisture wicking fabric is designed to stretch in all directions - so embroidery on this fabric requires the right design and backing to succeed. Follow our basic tips and tricks to succeed with these garments.
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  • How To Easily Embroider on Toilet Paper
    January 4, 2020

    How To Easily Embroider on Toilet Paper

    Toilet paper embroider seems strange, but embroidered toilet paper can make a great item for a gift basket, or a guest bathroom. Embroidered toilet paper is a great novelty or gag gift for gift baskets, bridal showers and holidays. Following our few easy steps to embroider your own roll of toilet paper and be sure to watch our instructional tutorial video.
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  • How To Embroider a Stuffed Plush Animal or Teddy Bear
    December 21, 2019

    How To Embroider a Stuffed Plush Animal or Teddy Bear

    It's very easy to embroider on Embroidery Buddies and Cubbies stuffed plush animals with your home or commercial embroidery machine. All our stuffed animals have zippers which hide a secret compartment. Opening the zipper reveals a self contained stuffing pouch, which when removed, enables you to hoop the teddy bear and embroider directly on it. Once you learn the simple tips and trick to embroider the stuff animals, you will be stitching them out in no time. 
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  • how to embroider on leather with embroidery machine
    December 20, 2019

    How to Embroider On Leather

    Simple tips and tricks to embroider on leather. While challenging to embroider on, the correct tools, along with practice, leather embroidery can be very easy. Leather embroidery creates great looking products as well as huge profits for your business. This help tutorial covers choosing leather material, picking designs, buying needles and stabilizer for leather, and tricks for hooping to minimize hoop burn.
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