My amazing friend Abby took these shots of me outside the venue before we caught the Taoray Wang show. As far as hoop size goes, If I am embroidering directly on the fabric I try to stay small when working with sheers.
Work in short intervals instead. Wait one hour while the tulle develops into a clear plastic-like fabric, then carefully peel it away from the table.
It is now ready to use. Sketch your design onto the fabric using water-soluble gel pens or washable markers and begin to embroider. Afterward, trim away any excess solution and hand wash the piece. Use an iron on low heat to press the item, working from the backside of your design.
Embroidery is often used to enhance veils made from this delicate netting. How to Repair Tulle. How to Remove an Embroidery Pattern Stamp. Judging by the craze on the web, everyone suddenly wants to embroider on tulle netting of the starch kind.
At a certain point in the past, long ago, I, too, made a couple of shots at it, but did not succeed and ditched the whole thing. But the fact the etched in my memory was that this netting is very fragile and breaks very easily. Today I laid my hands on this material at last. I have 2 kinds of tulle netting with different mesh size: I don't like this material by touch, it reminds me of plastic and doesn't stretch much. Seeing it, I can hardly imagine where it can possibly be used.
But if there are so many varieties on the market, there are people who want to buy. And the fact that people keep trying to find a way of embroidering on it means that tulle netting is indeed used. Of course, the first thing I did, was to check if my tulle was fragile. It turned out that it tears effortlessly. And it is not important, whether the mesh size is big or not:.
And because it tears easily, one should hoop this material with extreme care — tighten the screw just a bit too much, and the mesh will split up. Nobody wants that, for sure. Remembering my own experience of embroidery on the ordinary netting, I decided to spare myself a headache and hoop the tulle together with a water soluble film. Because my experiment then showed that it would be right. I took a thin film , despite the relatively big mesh size.
What I didn't like in hooping was that the tulle turned out to be very slippery: I used 2 edge runs for underlay to all stitches, just to maintain the outline. Ordinary rayon threads were used, and the result was the following:. It turned out that the main mistakes you can make while creating a design on tulle as well as on an ordinary netting are:. A simple design hardly pulls the tulle at all, the mesh is not damaged by a needle, despite the fact that I use a standard one SES , which is not suitable for the embroidery on tulle netting.
The resulting embroidery is soft and does not resemble a bullet-proof vest. All I have left is to make corrections. In the course of altering the design according to the rules listed above, I decided to add density to the fills, because it seemed not enough, and increase pull compensation up to 0. Using Mirror Image is shown here. Since this fabric is see-through, carefully choose the bobbin thread. With this design I could use a white or light grey thread for the entire design, or use the same color as the top thread.
By using a coordinating color for the top thread in the bobbin thread, the design will look beautiful from the front and back side of the fabric. When the design is finished embroidering, un-hoop the stabilizer and the fabric and carefully cut away the excess stabilizer. Continue to re-hoop the fabric and add additional designs.
When the fabric is finished, rinse away the mesh stabilizer. You can see how the embroidery design pops out against the skin or against a contrasting color. A great way to embellish! Reading this caused me to forward this question to you. How would you embroider on sheet curtains: What kind of stabilizer? How large of a hoop should be used?
I would like to scatter flower designs on each curtain panel using one color white on white. These are large panels, I believe, 96 inches. What kind of botanical embroidery designs? Your educated response and suggestions, please. Thank you so much.
Indeed, there are so many different ways to embellish with embroidery! Here are a few thoughts you may want to consider: For sheers I like to use the same water-soluble stabilizer that Angela used since it will totally disappear after laundering.
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