Saturday, 9 December 2017

Showcasing ~ How to Add a Name to a Baby Blanket

I've often thought that I should consider buying an embroidery machine. After watching today's showcased video tutorial, I'm thinking that I should make it a higher priority.

Learn how to use an embroidery machine to add a name to a baby blanket. Video tutorial by Karlie Belle.

Karlie, from Karlie Belle, shows how to add a name to a baby blanket. Along with a written overview, there is a video tutorial, taking you through the process from start to finish. How to...
  • hoop the stabiliser
  • float the blanket
  • set up the embroidery machine
  • finish the blanket

Karlie also has a comprehensive post detailing everything you need to know about getting started with machine embroidery.

Karlie added her How to Add a Name to a Baby Blanket video tutorial to the Embroidery, Stitching & Appliqué link party. You might like to check out the following tutorials at the Embroidery, Stitching & Appliqué linky...
  • Snowflake Ornament
  • Felt Appliquéd Bookmarks
  • Stumpwork Beetle Embroidery
  • Sunbonnet Sue Appliqué
  • Flower Embroidered Bookmark

Do you have an embroidery machine? How often do you use it, and what for?

... Pam




4 comments:

  1. I did have an embroidery machine for a short time. It was a "garage sale" clearance item years ago, NIB, from a quilt store that I happened to visit while travelling. Things did NOT go well, and I only used the machine for a few months. It was so stressful that I had to stop trying. Lessons learned - only buy from a local store that you can go to for assistance, and you get what you pay for - aging technology doesn't always stand the test of time :D I still have a large collection of embro patterns that I can't use, LOL.

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  2. Hi Pam! Yes, I do have an embroidery machine and love it! I don't use it as much as my regular sewing machine, but it does get used several times a month. I've never taken a class, but have learned how to use it following blogs and watching videos. I'd highly suggest buying one...once you get used to it, you'll get hooked!

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing my tutorial :) I started doing embroidery a few years ago and love it so much. It was definitely worth the investment and I've been able to earn back what I paid for my machine and supplies by making things for friends and family. I hope to share more tutorials in the future with y'all!

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  4. I have one embroidery machine, and two sewing machines with embroidery modules... and still never get around to learning how to use them properly!!! Next year :) xx

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