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Starting the embroidery on the back pockets of my jeans

Personalising Garments With Embroidery

I decided a while back that I wanted to make my handmade garments more ‘me’ by embroidering designs onto them that reflect who I am and what I like. Most embroidery I’d ever done was very basic, so I decided that it was about time I learned to do more complicated embroidery.

Basic stitches are often arranged and selected using a selector

Basic and Utility Stitches

There are several basic and utility stitch types which every sewing machine should have and these are the standard stitch types you’re most likely to use for projects.