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What is machine embroidery ?
Machine embroidery is an embroidery process whereby a sewing machine or embroidery machine is used to create patterns on textiles. It is used commercially in product branding, corporate advertising, and uniform adornment. Hobbyists also machine embroider for personal sewing and craft projects.
Thread painting with D twist and metallic embroidery thread
Learn Wonderfil thread and a D twist embroidery stitch
Thread painting flowers with Wonderfil quilting thread
Learn how to use wonderfil thread to embroider flowers onto your textile art
Thread painting with spotlite Wonderfil embroidery thread
Thread painting is the American way of saying free machine embroidery or free motion stitching.
Thread painting with accent Wonderfil embroidery thread
Textile artist Lucy Garvin uses Wonderfil embroidery thread for her free machine embroidery
Lucy Garvin is a self-taught artist whose curiosity and passion forsewing, embellishing and anything fabric or fibre related, has led her to explore almost every technique worked with a threaded needle, both hand and machine. Lucy shares her passion for hand and machine embellishment techniques through teaching
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