Embroidered Jeans

IF THESE JEANS COULD TALK….

Embroidered Jeans

Create your very own fashion staple by adding a fun saying to your favorite Jeans. Learn how easy it is to place and embroider the design in a fun color.

Embroidered Jeans Materials

Materials to Embroider on Jeans

Instructions on How to Embroider on Jeans

THREAD MACHINE WITH THE HEAVY STUFF

  • Choose thread based on the desired look. A 12 weight thread will give a heavier look. If choosing a 12 weight thread, select a font for the words that will stitch well with the heavy weight thread.
  • The thread used in the video is Isacord Thread #932

HOOP IT UP

Preparing the Embroidery Hoop

  • Hoop the OESD Stabil Stick Stabilizer in the Small Embroidery Hoop with the paper side of the stabilizer up.

Score paper of the stabilizer

Remove Stabilizer

  • Score the paper of the stabilizer and remove to expose the adhesive stabilizer.

SLIP LEG OVER ARM

Waist first, slip the jeans over the free arm of the machin

Waist first, slip the jeans over the free arm of the machine

  • Thanks to the free arm on the BERNINA 700, the leg of the jeans can be slipped over the arm of the machine. Waist first, slip the jeans over the free arm of the machine.

Attaching the hoop to the embroidery module

Slide the leg of the jeans over the hoop and stick to the stabilizer in the desired position

  • Place the Small Embroidery Hoop with Stabil Stick Stabilizer on the embroidery module. Slide the leg of the jeans over the hoop and stick to the stabilizer in the desired position.
  • No need to worry about hooping it straight, with Pinpoint Placement the words can easily be aligned.
  • To prevent the jeans from peeling off the adhesive stabilizer, pin the jeans to the stabilizer placing the pins close to the small hoop.

PINPOINT PLACEMENT

  • The pinpoint placement feature of the BERNINA 700 allows for perfect placement of the words.

Select pinpoint placement

  • Select pinpoint placement.

Embroidered Jeans-Select the first point that you want to use to align the words

  • Select the first point that you want to use to align the words.

Moving the hoop

  • Using the multi function knobs, move the hoop so the needle is at the point where you need it to be.

Select SET

  • Select SET.

Select second point of embroidery placement

  • Select the second point that you want to use to align the words.

Moving the hoop to the endposition of the embroidery design

  • Using the multi-function knobs, move the hoop so the needle is at the point where you need it to be.

Select SET

  • Select SET.

LOOK MOM NO HANDS!

Embroidering the Jeans

  • Start the machine and watch it stitch.

Embroidered Jeans

SEW YOU!

Words can be made using the built in fonts of the BERNINA 700 or using BERNINA Toolbox Software as they were for the video.

In the Toolbox Software:

  • Start a new design
  • Name the design

Open Lettering Module on Toolbox Software

  • Open Lettering Module
  • Select the font of choice.

Font Selection

  • The font used in the was Art Deco Block

Type in your words

  • Type in the words.

Your Created words are displayed on your screen

  • The words appear on the screen and are ready to save to a usb stick.
  • Save design to usb stick in EXP format.
  • Insert usb stick in machine and bring up the design and stitch.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to Complete: Evening
Used Material: 12 wt cotton thread, Isacord thread #932, Jeans
Projects: fashion, jeans
Seasons: all seasons, fall, spring, winter
Techniques: embroidery
Used Products:
BERNINA 700
BERNINA 700
BERNINA Toolbox Software
BERNINA Toolbox Software
Embroidery foot # 26 (drop-shaped)
Embroidery foot # 26 (drop-shaped)
Small embroidery hoop
Small embroidery hoop

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