Thread breaking? Bottom thread coming to top? Check that tensions are correct. I did this with minky, stabilizer, and made a 1cm wide satin stitch test file. (Free download for the satin stitch test file is here, in JEF, PES, DST and HUS format) With each new satin stitch, I rotated the top thread tension by 1/2. On the underside, the bobbin thread column should
Here’s a detailed guide on how to embroider on minky, step-by-step :) 1. Prepare your surface Have a clean, flat surface large enough to lay out your fabric. Make sure the fabric’s nap is going the direction that you want it to. Also check that wherever you will hoop, you will have enough fabric around the embroidery area to fit the whole pattern that will
What kind of embroidery stabilizer should I use for plush like minky or fake fur? For minky and fabrics with fur pile, use cut-away stabilizer underneath the fabric, and water-soluble film on top of the fabric. This technique will keep the fur fibers in place as you embroider. Cut-away stabilizer Used for permanent support. Best for knits, loosely wovens, stretchy fabrics. Not removed after
My favorite embroidery supplies for making plush I’m just going to shamelessly promote a certain embroidery supplies company here. When I was first looking for embroidery supplies, I was totally overwhelmed by the vast selection, and how expensive the supplies were. Marathon Thread is an oasis – their prices are very good, their quality is amazing, and they can make custom thread sets for you.