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Getting Started - threads and hoops

Everything you need to know about starting your embroidery project!


Is there something you'd like to see here? Let me know in the comments or send me an email shannon@creativeconnections.ca


Table of contents:

Thread a needle


Cut & split thread


Pull thread so it doesn't tangle

Hoop up your fabric


Set up your workstation - for hands-free stitching!

Coming soon!


Prep your embroidery hoop

Coming soon!


Tie a knot on the end of your thread

Coming soon!


Start embroidery without a knot on the back

Knots on the back are perfectly fine. But sometimes it's nice not to have bulk on the back - like when you're making brooches. Here's how to start a new thread, with no knot on the back. Magic!



End your thread - wrapping on the back


End your thread - no knots or wrapping

Coming soon!


See also:


Basic embroidery stitches

Coming soon!


My favourite embroidery stitches Coming soon!




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