What kind of thread do you use for free-standing lace?
DecoBob 80wt Cottonized Polyester Thread
One of the biggest benefits to using DecoBob for freestanding lace, or really any kind of thread lace, is that your stitched out lace will be incredibly soft to the touch. We recommend using a 70/10 microtex needle when using DecoBob.
Can you freehand embroidery?
Every stitcher working freehand embroidery will create something unique to themselves, reflecting their own character and personality – a wonderfully satisfying achievement in our age of mass production.
How do you do floating embroidery?
Basically, to float, you hoop your stabilizer only. Then you attach your item to the stabilizer. Attaching to stabilizer can be done with pins or temporary embroidery safe adhesives, or with a basting box. The basting box can function as your main connection, holding the fabric to the stabilizer.
Can I embroider with a regular sewing machine?
Can I actually embroidery on a regular sewing machine? You bet you can! You don’t even need a fancy foot to do so. Embroidery on a regular sewing machine can be as simple as tracing a design onto a stabilizer and tracing along with the needle as if it were a pencil.
Can you embroider without a foot?
You cannot do machine embroidery unless you have the right foot. … It can be called a darning foot, a free motion quilting foot or a machine embroidery foot. I use a closed darning foot if I am stitching over different thicknesses such as crazy patchwork, otherwise I use an open toe darning foot.