In this example, watch as the Art Nouveau Embroidery Design has been digitized, using the minimum number of thread colour changes. See as the thread travels to the object start points, then sewn over itself where posible to create less thread end cutting at the finish.
A mix of fill stitches are used with just the correct amount of satin stitch in the detail areas to bring the design nearly to a three dimentional finish..
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As this Animal Embroidery Design is sewn, there is a need for underlay stitches. Because of the large amount of solid stitch areas, we need to stablize the fabric.
As well as using the correct type of hoop fabric stablizer, the design also uses an underlay stitch, a series of running stitches or a very light density fill, placed in the opposite direction to the stitch fill.
We literally try to stablize the fabric so the fill stitch will not put any stress onto the fabric at all...! View also the detail of the whiskers, watch as only half the wiskers are sewn out. Later we finish the whiskers... This was the best way to reduce thread end cutting...!
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With this embroidery of a vintage antique sewing machine. We need to emulate a wood effect and the look of an aging old machine.
Always, we start by centering the design making it easier to view when its loads onto the embroidery machine display.
The treadle's metal legs are sewn out in a single section, even the complexity of the foot grate leaves no thread ends to snip off.
Using a gradient fill, we give the treadle top a wood like look, also using this effect to simulate shading on the inside of the drawers and the underside of the table.
Overall it is all pulled together by adding the machine head and detailing. ie. bobbin pins, thread, hand wheel, leather belt, spool cover plate and Gold stenciling on the machine body.