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10 Commandments – Thou Shalt Test Stitch

Hello, and welcome to the 5th commandment, in the series – 10 commandments of machine embroidery. When I first began machine embroidery – back in 2001, it was common practice, when you purchased a collection of designs, to test sew at least one of the designs, before beginning a project. I have found over the last 10 years or so, that many of us don’t like to “waste time” doing this. I personally believe that test stitching at least one…

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Trapunto Tutorial

Trapunto is a quilting technique which produces a raised surface on the quilt. The word trapunto, from the Italian for…

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