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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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  • Best Embroidery Hooping Tips & Tricks
    March 26, 2020 William Cohen

    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. Hooping correctly can be a difficult and frustrating skill to master, but when done properly will produce great results in your finished embroidery and smooth pucker free designs with aligned stitches.
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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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  • Top Tips & Tricks for Embroidering on Terrycloth, Fleece & Fur
    January 9, 2020 AllStitch Admin

    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 William Cohen

    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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