TAGS: embroidery

  • Water-soluble stabilizer

    Learn how to create pieces like these in this free water-soluble stabilizers tutorial . What is it? Water-soluble stabilizer is a fine polyvinyl fabric feels like very thin plastic. It needs to be doubled in an embroidery hoop to be stitched on, but is...
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  • Viscose thread

    A natural polymer made from wood pulp. In the 1920s the word rayon was adopted, replacing viscose. Viscose was first used for coating fabrics, which it did quite successfully. Further development led to viscose being spun into thread for embroidery and...
  • Shisha mirrors

    A beautiful example of shisha mirrors on fabric, from the tutorial in Quilting Arts Magazine Spring 2002 . Shisha Simplified Shisha mirrors are small, round mirrors used to decorate fabric, often a feature of Asian/Indian clothing. Shisha embroidery –...
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