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Embroidery Machine Essentials

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Taking the guesswork out of using a home embroidery machine, this book covers the entire embroidery process from choosing designs, threads, stabilizers and needles to hooping, design placement and stitching techniques. A free CD-ROM is contained featuring six designs.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Krause Publications
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Rebecca Grace
Feb 09, 2013 Rebecca Grace rated it liked it
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This book is the best general overview that I've found for new machine embroiderers. In Chapter 2: Embroidery Products and Chapter 3: The Embroidery Process, Twigg does a good job of introducing newbies to the mechanics of machine embroidery, including proper hooping technique, an overview of different types of stabilizers and their appropriate use for embroidery, and recommended placement of embroidery on common items such as shirts, towels, and linens. The troubleshooting guide in Appendix I i ...more

This was the first book on machine embroidery I purchased. I had just gotten a SINGER FURTURA first level embroidery machine and was anxious to learn how to use the machine. This book was one of the first of a series of machine embroidery books written by Ms Twiggs. She went through a lot of information that a sewer needs to know to learn how to machine embroider: threads, needles, stabilizers, hooping, placement, you name it the book covers it. This book is and excellent resource for a begi
Jan 07, 2012 Belinda rated it really liked it
Very good basic info for getting started.
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