After you have selected
your design, but before you have cut out your pattern
pieces, you will need to embroider the design on your
chosen fabric. It is important that the design is
embroidered before the patterns have been cut. We
will be using water-soluble stabilizer during the
embroidery process for this project.
There are a couple different kinds of water-soluble stabilizer. One is clear and plastic.
That brand is Sulky Ultra Solvy. The other brand is soft and fibrous
and is called Vilene. Both work well. Vilene is used in this demonstration.
For best results, use a
size 11 or a 75/11 sharp sewing needle. A sharp
sewing needle has a smaller, finer point than an
embroidery needle and is less likely to cause