Hooping is a very important part of machine embroidery as it ensures that your designs are embroidered smoothly and neatly. In this article you will read about all the aspects of the hooping process, so you have a good understanding of the why-s and how-s. Tutorial video.
I was so excited to digitize another drawing by the brilliant graphic artist Catherine Noel. The result is this striking guy full of bright colors and textures. Read about all the different stitch types, fills and effects that were used to create this striking design and be sure to download the FREE embroidery design!