Choly Knight

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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: http://www.urbanthreads.com/tutorials.aspx?t=Choosing+an+Embroidery+Machine

Getting the right scissors:

Other machine embroidery essentials:

Another great resource: Embroidery starting supplies: http://www.urbanthreads.com/tutorials.aspx?t=The+Machine+Embroiderer%27s+Toolkit

Stabilizers:

Another great resource: Choosing stabilizer: http://www.urbanthreads.com/tutorials.aspx?t=Choosing+Stabilizer

Hooping Fabric for Plush Embroidery:
Teacup Lion’s tutorial for hooping is also fantastic: http://www.teacuplion.com/hooping-minky-and-stretch-fabrics-for-plush-making/