What is redwork embroidery?

Answer Redwork embroidery is worked in an outline stitch with Turkey red thread. It dates to the late 19th century but became more popular at the turn of the century.ThreadTurkey red thread was popular f... Read More »

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What material is used for redwork embroidery?

Create redwork embroidery with red embroidery floss on a white or off-white piece of fabric. Any color red floss is acceptable in redwork. In historical times, women used muslin as the background m... Read More »

What is a machine embroidery needle number?

The number of an embroidery needle denotes how wide the needle is. The smaller the needle number is, the thinner the needle is. A needle with a size such as an eight or nine denotes a very fine nee... Read More »

What can you make from embroidery hoops?

Embroidery hoops are not just for holding your stitching in place. You can use them to make a wide variety of craft projects. You can find hoops in local craft stores or online.They are fairly inex... Read More »

What is a memory card for embroidery machines?

Memory cards for embroidery machines come with pre-loaded designs in a wide variety of patterns and styles. Once you insert the memory card into your machine, select the design and set up the fabri... Read More »