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need help has anyone ever embroidered on a sweater?

Posted by redpenny (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 2, 08 at 18:17

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.....
Thanks,
Mary


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RE: need help has anyone ever embroidered on a sweater?

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.


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RE: need help has anyone ever embroidered on a sweater?

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!


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