7 Must-Have Embroidery Essentials

Embroidery Basics: 7 Essential Supplies

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If you are just getting started in machine embroidery, check out this “must have” list. You will of course also need an embroidery machine and the hoop(s) that came with it!


Make easy t-shirt applique shapes with this tip! #DIY #sewing

T-Shirt Appliqué With AquaMesh Plus

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I just learned this great trick for making some simple t-shirt applique shapes using OESD’s AquaMesh Plus paper-backed adhesive, water-soluble stabilizer! See how I added some shapes to perk up a plain t-shirt scarf, and get a quick how-to for making your own scarf from upcycled tees.


Which Interfacing Goes Where? by Sara Lawson #diy #sewing

Which Interfacing Goes Where?

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Have you ever wondered which interfacing to use when stitching up a big bag, a purse, or a little pouch? Sara from Sew Sweetness shares some wisdom about which interfacings work best for which bag applications.


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Hanging Stabilizer Storage

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One of the hardest things for me was figuring out what to do with all my stabilizers. They were rolling all over the place!


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Perfect Satin Stitch Embroidery

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Ultra Clean & Tear stabilizer tears away easily, even in the smallest areas, and fibers are left underneath to give continued support of the embroidery stitches.


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OESD Top Cover Stabilizer

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Here are some great tips on using a topping stabilizer to get great embroidery results on toweling or looped fabric.