Choosing the right materials for your machine embroidery project is essential for a great outcome. We collated our previous articles on the various elements of this topic, so will find all the information you need in one place.
Don't let your threads play tug-of-war! In this article we explain how thread tension can effect the final result of your machine embroidery. We also show you how you can counteract the effect by adjusting your top thread to ensure that your embroidery always comes off the machine looking its absolute best.
When you start out in machine embroidery there are so many different supplies you need to be looking at, it can easily get overwhelming. In this blog post we shed light on the different types of fabrics you can use. We also give you some guidelines to which fabrics are the easiest or best to embroider to ensure great results right from the start.
It goes without saying that needles are an absolutely pivotal aspect of machine embroidery. Choosing the right needle out of a seemingly endless amount of choice and confusing information on the internet gets overwhelming very quickly! We put together a quick guide to give you a clear picture of the most important things you need to consider when shopping for embroidery needles for your projects.
When it comes to machine embroidery, the types of threads you want to reach for are a little different to those used for hand embroidery. Machine embroidery threads come in many different materials, ranging from rayon (the most popular) to silk and polyester. The right thread will ensure your design is the best it can be.