Everything you wanted to know about machine embroidery bobbin thread, but were afraid to ask.

What is Bobbin Thread? In a previous blog, (All About Machine Embroidery Thread) we talked about different thread types used for machine embroidery like Polyester and Rayon. Now, let’s talk about bobbin thread. Just as when sewing, you would think that you would just use the same embroidery thread color as your bobbin thread. That

Machine Embroidery Formats Explained

When it comes to machine embroidery, there isn’t a way to get around having to use computer terms. One of the most important terms to understand when looking at embroidery machines is FORMATS. Formats are the computerized language that a digitized embroidery design is distributed in. Each particular brand of machine can read one or

Why Do You Need to Use Stabilizer for Your Machine Embroidery Project?

The fabrics we use for machine embroidery aren’t intended to support the number of stitches and the weight of thread used in creating an embroidery design. This is where stabilizer comes into play. By choosing the correct stabilizer for your project, you’ll ensure the integrity and beauty of the design with well-defined stitching without pucking

Let’s Learn How to Do Machine Embroidery Applique

Today we will be talking about appliqué designs. It’s one of my favorite forms of machine embroidery. I have always loved doing applique. I was so excited to learn that now there are applique designs created just for machine embroidery, making the appliqué process so much easier and with professional looking results. Machine embroidery appliqué

Machine Embroidery Terms Explained

Embroidery Terms There are many terms used in machine embroidery and we use a lot of them at Fit2BStitched. I want to take a few minutes and explain some of them for you and show you some examples of each. Some of the terms you’ll see are: FSL-WSS-ITH-LW-CW-RW-BW-APPL.-FS. Each of these has a special meaning.

Beginner Embroidery Machines under $1000

Beginner Embroidery Machines There are many embroidery machines available for the beginning embroiderer and we wanted to highlight a few that are available on Amazon and at Walmart.com for less than $1000. So, what exactly is an embroidery machine? To put it in basic terms, an embroidery machine is a computerized sewing machine that gives