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Brushed Embroidery

Free project instructions to create brushed embroidery.

Free project instructions to create brushed embroidery.


Create a unique, textured effect with designs specially created for brushed embroidery! Stitch using thick thread, then use a stiff wire brush to transform the stitches into fuzzy fluff. We'll show you how!
 

Project Needs & Notes:

- Madeira Burmilana thread, a 12 weight wool/acrylic blend (you can also use BurmilanaCo, a 12 weight cotton/acrylic blend). Similar colors will blend together best.
- 100/16 sharp sewing needle
- Fabric to be embroidered
- Medium weight cutaway stabilizer
- Temporary spray adhesive
- Stiff wire brush

Designs used in this tutorial include:
- M21028, Fluffy Rabbit

Free project instructions to create embroidered wine bags.
First, apply a light coat of spray adhesive to your stabilizer and carefully place your fabric on top. Be sure to avoid bubbling and bunching of the fabric by gently smoothing the fabric from the center outward.

Free project instructions to create  embroidered wine bags.
Hoop both the fabric and stabilizer, securing it tightly in an embroidery frame. Attach the hoop to the machine and load the design file.

Free project instructions to create embroidered wine bags.
Before stitching, loosen the top thread tension on your embroidery machine.

Use a 100/16 sharp sewing needle to accommodate the thick thread.

Free project instructions to create  embroidered wine bags.
Embroider the design. Remember, similar colors will blend together best.

Free project instructions to create embroidered wine bags.
Keep an eye on the color change sheet. Before sewing with the rayon thread, remove the hoop from the machine but do not remove the fabric from the hoop.

Use a stiff wire brush to create the "furry" texture of the design. Madeira makes a Lana Hard Brush specifically for this purpose, but any stiff brush will do. For this design, it is best to brush in a downward motion, following the direction of the fur.

Free project instructions to create embroidered wine bags.
Once you have finished brushing the design, return the hoop to your machine and continue sewing with the rayon thread.

Free project instructions to create embroidered wine bags.
After the design has completed sewing, remove the design from the machine and embroidery hoop.

Use a lint roller to remove loose fibers from the fabric.

Free project instructions to create embroidered wine bags.
Now that you are done, this fuzzy pet is ready to be displayed. Let this unique stitching style create a soft effect on throw pillows and more!

Brushed Embroidery



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Products used in this Project:

Brushed Santa Beard (Thick Thread) $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

5.90" x 7.60" | 4.88" x 6.26"

Brushed Lion (Thick Thread) $5.99 - $6.99

Available in 3 Sizes:

6.45" x 7.80" | 5.86" x 7.07" | 4.85" x 5.85"

Brushed Kitty (Thick Thread) $3.99 - $4.99

Available in 3 Sizes:

5.84" x 4.67" | 4.83" x 3.87" | 3.83" x 3.08"

Brushed Rabbit (Thick Thread) $2.99 - $4.99

Available in 3 Sizes:

5.33" x 5.86" | 4.42" x 4.86" | 3.51" x 3.86"