Embroidery Machine Use by New Owners for Good Results
Many new home embroidery machine owners have to learn on their
own with little instructions and thus have to resort to the
"trial and error" methods to get satisfactory results. One can
certainly learn to embroidery this way but it takes time, money
and patience. I have found that one gets better embroidery
results consistently in direct proportion to using the right
methods and good supplies and eliminating all unknown variables
that may cause a problem. The key is to consistently use good
embroidery products that won't cause problems with quality
The problem is to know what the bad variables are, and how to
eliminate them. Here is an example of what I am saying - for this
example, we will assume that your embroidery machine is in good
working order, that you have learned the embroidery basics and
are using the correct embroidery stabilizer methods and have good
quality polyester embroidery thread and stabilizers. So you sew
out a design and the results aren't too bad, an outline that is
off a little and there are a few parts that don't line up
exactly. So what now? Do you add stabilizer or adjust the tension
or just settle for good enough? If you knew that all was right,
as we assumed, then you would know that it was an embroidery
design problem - because we eliminated all the other variables
for our trial. With one variable, it is easy to know and correct
the problem, with two it is much harder and with three or more it
is very difficult to get the right combination for good
There are a lot of lessons about many embroidery subjects
available on our web site and even some free tutorials to
Terry Carter is the webmaster and author of embroidery
articles at embroidery
designs by Thread Artist. He has an article about embroidery
software for digitizing and lettering fonts at embroidery
software. There is free embroidery digitizing Tutorial at
this web address - embroidery by Thread Artists.
You can email Terry at this address - ThreadArtist@qx.net
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