need help has anyone ever embroidered on a sweater?

redpennyFebruary 2, 2008

I bought a very pretty sweater coat today in the thrift store it

is 85% wool and 15% polyster and it is in beautiful fall colors.

I would like to embroider some fall scences but I never have

embroidered on sweater fabric and I was wondering if anyone has and

could share what you need to use.....



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Sweater knit is not the easiest thing to embroider. You have to stabilize the knit from underneath and use a design that isn't very dense.

    Bookmark   February 5, 2008 at 2:56AM
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Whenever I embroider on anything stretchy I always use stabilizer on top and bottom. I like to use wash out on top. And be sure not to stretch the material too much in the hoop. Good Luck!

    Bookmark   May 13, 2008 at 12:21PM
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