The important thing about mistakes is finding a solution so here you will find solutions for common embroidery errors, to help us save time, money and frustration.
After reviewing these common mistakes, your next embroidery project should be one step closer to being perfect!
Read the instructions first!
Yes, the most obvious factors are those that are overlooked. The instructions are basic guides to help you get started with that particular project, so always read the instructions.
If the instruction is not read, many results can be obtained, including causing a different line thickness than expected, using the thread or the number of incorrect threads and many more common errors.
Wrong size needle
Using a wrong-sized needle could ruin your entire project. An incorrectly sized needle that is too large for the project could cause holes in the fabric. This can also lead to a wrinkled fabric. In addition, a small needle may be too small to thread, which causes preventable wear on the thread.
Sharp needle or spherical point needle
A needle with a ball tip should be used when you need the needle to slide between the fabric threads without piercing it. While a sharp needle is best used when you need both the needle and the thread to traverse the fabric. Common cases for spherical point needles are counted as thread or thread. While for sharp needles may include embroidery of surface and crewel.
Heavy embroidery thread or clear embroidery thread
We all know that embroidery of narrow lines requires thin threads, while thick lines require thicker threads. To make a thick thread, combine the threads. And to make a thin strand, separate the thread into simple strands. Using a thread that is too thick or too thin for the fabric will definitely cause some problems.
Craft Thread or an embroidery thread
For craft projects that may include macrame, friendship bracelets and handcrafts for children, cheap threads, mostly 6-thread (packaged as art yarn) are always the best, but they are not good for embroidery.
Result of iron transfer
Sliding the iron forward and backward can result in fuzzy results in the pattern. To get a better result, it is better to press the iron on the back of the pattern paper long enough to transfer the marks. It will also be better if we raise the plate when we move to another section of the pattern.
Remove the hoop before storing
Never leave your embroidery frame in its embroidery, especially before storing it for an extended period of time. It is known that embroidery hoops leave a crease in the fabric that can be permanent or essentially difficult to remove. Avoid leaving your embroidery around any tool that can produce creases. Also, do not forget to always remove the needle from the fabric before storing it, as they can cause rust on the fabric.
Slowly fix your error
We all make mistakes and there is always a solution that does not involve ruining your fabric. Always carefully and slowly choose any mistake you may find in your sewing. Instead of pulling yarns, cut them and remove them carefully to avoid damaging the base fabric.