arrow_circle_down Free In the hoop Swirly Block
Background quilting has always been admired for its visual appeal, but did you know it also serves a purpose in minimizing the frustrating issue of puckering that can occur when using fill stitch designs.
While there are steps, we take as digitisers to reduce the effects of the push and pull of the embroidery stitches, you cannot always ignore the pure physics of ‘filling’ a piece of fabric with a large number of embroidery stitches.
Using the correct stabilizer and employing correct hooping methods to ensure there is no movement within your embroidery hoop, is the most important step in reducing puckering.
Another is adding a basting stitch. Click here to read and download a free Basting stitch
Another tool if you are making a Quilt, is to add a thin layer of batting between your stabiliser and fabric and stitch a background quilting design. You can make an In the hoop Block!!
Download this Free Swirly Block, that you can stitch before any embroidery design of your choice
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