Basics of Machine Embroidery 

These site introduce you to the basics of machine embroidery.


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img Embroidery Machine Basics
With over 100 Machine Embroidery Tips & Hints for the Complete Beginner by Christina Turner - Kindle Book - Published 2012 Affiliate Link to Amazon
img Embroidery Machine Essentials: Basic Techniques
20 Designs and Project Ideas to Develop Your Embroidery Skills by Jeanine Twigg - Paperback - Published 2003 Affiliate Link to Amazon
img Machine Embroidery With Confidence
A Beginners Guide: Easy-to-follow tutorial for beginners in machine embroidery. by Nancy Zieman - Paperback - Published 2005 Affiliate Link to Amazon
img T-Shirt - Machine Embroider A T-Shirt
This video will explain how to machine embroider a design on the front center of a t-shirt.
Basics - Machine Embroidery Basics
An article on machine embroidery basics. Urban Threads
Design Placement
A step-by-step guide to design positioning using paper templates. ABC Embroidery Designs
Design Placement
Guidelines for placing a design on a garment or project. Embroidery Mall
Design Position
Step-by-step guide on precise design positioning using a paper template. ABC Machine Embroidery
Dielines - Printing and Stitching Dielines
This article has two methods for using the dieline file to create a perfectly shaped piece of fabric. Urban Threads
Hoopless Machine Embroidery Technique
Machine embroidery hooping pictorial showing how to use Sulky Sticky and float another layer of stabilizer. Windstar Embroidery
Jump Stitch
About jump stitches in digitized machine embroidery designs. Secrets of Embroidery
Jump Stitches
About jump stitches. Craft Stylish
K.O. Designs Tips & Tricks
How to combine designs, large hoop problems, sticky stabilizer are a few of the useful tips on this site for machine embroidery.
img Machine Embroidered Towel
This video will explain how to machine embroider on a towel.
img Machine Embroidery In the Hoop (ITH) Owl Hair Clip
This video explains how to create an In the Hoop (INH) Owl Hair clip with your embroidery machine.
Organizating Patterns
This article will help you organize embroidery patterns on you PC. A.B.C. Cross-Stitch Freebies Archive
Organizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Embroidery Library Projects
Organizing Your Embroidery Design Collections
Artistic Thread Works
img Pattern - Resizing Design
This video tutorial is on how to resize a design on a Brother's Innovis 4000D embroidery machine.
img Pattern - Rotate a Design
This video is on how to rotate a design on a Brother's Innovis 4000D embroidery machine.
img Pattern - Skipping Forward or Backward
This video is on how to skip forward and backward while you are in the middle of sewing a design on a Brother's Innovis 4000D embroidery machine.
img Pattern/Design - Loading a Pattern or Design
A quick tutorial on how to load a pattern or design into a Innovis 4000D embroidery machine.
Patterns - Backup Copy
Learn how to backup copy of patterns to a CD A.B.C. Cross-Stitch Freebies Archive
Thread Tension
How to check the top thread tension on your embroidery machine. Windstar Embroidery

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