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Can You Wash Embroidery? Embroidered Clothing Care

Can You Wash Hand Embroidered Clothes? Over the years, I’ve gotten this question a lot. Occasionally, I’ll embroider a piece of clothing or stitch a pet portrait on a sweatshirt and people will ask for care instructions. I’ve tested out how embroidery withstands washing and wanted to share with you what I’ve found! The short …

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How Many Strands of Embroidery Floss To Use

The most commonly used embroidery floss is 6-strand cotton floss. This floss is great for surface embroidery and cross stitch because of it’s divisible strands of thread. A frequent question many people have is how to decide how many strands of embroidery floss to use. First of all, there really isn’t a wrong answer to …

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What To Do With Finished Embroidery Projects

You’re all done stitching, and now you’re wondering what to do with your finished embroidery project! The most common way, of course, is to keep the embroidery in the hoop and finish the back of the hoop with fabric or felt. But there are even better, more creative ways to display finished embroidery projects that …

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How To Keep Fabric Tight In Embroidery Hoops

How To Keep An Embroidery Hoop Tight When I first started embroidery, I would get really frustrated when my fabric would slip and become loose in the hoop. Over the years I figured out how to relieve this problem, so today I’m going over how to keep fabric tight in an embroidery hoop! This post …

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The Best Hand Embroidery Classes Online in 2021

Learn some new skills and techniques from the comfort of your own home…this post contains a collection of some of the best hand embroidery classes online right now! These classes cover so many different skills and techniques that will level up your knowledge and also allow you to create some cool projects along the way. …

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