For every machine embroidery enthusiast looking to add a little attitude to that next project, this book offers new and radical ways to use embroidery machines and experiment with their own design skills. With a focus on originality and experimentation, this guide takes sewers beyond the basics, with projects that incorporate unique bases and medias. Various techniques are explained in color photos and detailed illustrations, and put to use by a clever imagination. Covers use of unconventional bases suchas wood and canvas, multiple techniques including embossing and painting, and other media such as feathers and photo transfers. Tested ideas met with excitement and energy by crowds attending workshops around the country.--From publisher description.Because the foam stiffens the motif, select the placement carefully to avoid a standout T-shirt! steam. When using thicker foams, use a larger size needle and 30-weight thread to cover the foam. The larger size needle will also help prevent anbsp;...
|Title||:||Machine Embroidery Wild & Wacky|
|Author||:||Linda Griepentrog, Rebecca Kemp Brent|
|Publisher||:||Krause Publications Craft - 2006-10-08|