Just finished my satin stitch, filled Green Man. I’m exceedingly happy with the way this piece turned out, along with the framing job. I didn’t actually time myself but it was at least 30 hours of stitching. It is done on white cotton muslin with double stranded cotton floss in various shades of green brown [...]
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I’m working on an embroidery project and using DMC’s satin embroidery floss. It’s awful, fraying so easily. Rayon isn’t the strongest of fibers but you should be able to pull the floss through cotton fabric without it fraying half way through an 18″ strand. Thank god it’s only for a portion. Never again using it.
I love my embroidery machine. It allows me to really cool embellished items. There are tons of embroidery designs out there by tons of different people. However I have found two that really suit both my needs, style and are good quality designs (ie give me the least issues on my machine); Urban Threads and [...]