Monogramming ...need help

Old 07-30-2011, 08:04 AM
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I am going to try to monogram using a zig zag stitch and an embroidery hoop....any suggestions before I start?
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Old 07-30-2011, 08:07 AM
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Use a stabilizer, even freezer paper if you don't have any. What is the fabric your sewing on? calla
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Some nappy fabrics do better if you place a layer of light, washaway stabilizer on the top.

Make sure you use a stabilizer on the back too.
The lighter weight the fabric, the heavier the stabilizer :D:D:D
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:06 PM
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I got a great book on this topic called:

Calligraphy with Thread: using a zigzag stitch and a regular sewing machine by Nancy Kazlauckas

I haven't tried it yet but I read the book cover to cover and it is well written and explains everything.
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