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My Advice to Anyone Who Wants to Start Embroidering

A few years ago, my grandmother gave me a brand new sewing/embroidery machine.  This machine can do almost anything, it’s pretty neat. Not being much of a sewer when I received the machine, I felt obliged to at least give it a try.  After a few hundred hours (and dollars) later, you can finally walk […]

What is the Difference Between Bent and Straight Tweezers?

Tweezers can be a helpful tool to have around your house. When you’re doing a project and your fingers just can’t do the trick, these will come in handy! These little tools come in many shapes and sizes. From science laboratories to the kitchen, even in the bathroom, these have a specialized use in just […]

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History of Thimbles

A thimble is a protective covering worn over finger tips generally during sewing. The first thimbles date back to about 30,000 years ago that were used when mammoth hunters sewed pearls onto pieces of leather. A Dutch metal worker made the first thimble as we know today in England around the year 1695. At the […]

Three Main Types of Embroidery Backing

Embroidery Backing – The Invisible Super Hero What is the one thing that is almost never seen to anyone but the sewer, yet remains the most critical component of embroidery? Stabilizer! (or backing). The three basic types of stabilizer are tear-away, cutaway, and water soluble. Choosing the right stabilizer for your project can be a […]