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« on: August 14, 2010 01:33:53 AM »

Anyone who's been embroidering for awhile knows that sometimes... it just goes wrong. Your piece may be hooped impeccably, the tension set perfectly, a brand-new needle and a full bobbin, but sometimes... things just go wrong.

What do you do when that happens? Tear it all out and start again? Make a new one? What if you can't make a new one?
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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2010 09:03:11 PM »

depending on the item, sometimes you can carefully undo the stitches and start again, of course though it depends how far through the design you are.

You can put a patch of fabric over the top and embroider onto that.
You can sew the design onto the garment after embroidering it as a seperate patch.

OR you can throw it out and chalk it up to experience....
I normally do this.

However I have had success with the other methods when it is a heavier weight fabric to begin with.
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« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2010 10:21:08 PM »

Sometimes i feel like this is the case more than cheers.. To tell the truth i usually cry.. LOL i just think about being on stich 24788 and only needing 25000 and it getting all tanngled up in the bottom and not being able to pick out *sigh* or hearing the hoop pop ..since i usualy do terrycloth bibs you cant pick them out.. Blah
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