Machine Embroidery Basics

If you’re completely new to machine embroidery, here’s some basic information that might help you out! This serves as a quick primer for embroidering for plush toys so using the ones that come with my patterns is a little easier. There are lots of other fantastic tutorials out there that I’ve included in this page. So be sure to check them out 🙂

Choosing an embroidery machine:

Another great resource: Choosing an embroidery machine:

Getting the right scissors:

Other machine embroidery essentials:

Another great resource: Embroidery starting supplies:


Another great resource: Choosing stabilizer:

Hooping Fabric for Plush Embroidery:
Teacup Lion’s tutorial for hooping is also fantastic: