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Book Review on – Embroidery Machine Essentials: How to Stabilize, Hoop and Stitch Decorative Designs

The great beginners book, Embroidery Machine Essentials: How to Stabilize, Hoop and Stitch Decorative Designs is a paperback edition written by Jeanine Twigg is dealing with all the essential sewing techniques for a beginner sewer.  The book works as a tutorial and teaches every basic stitching aspect that is explained systematically in 6 chapters. Beautiful illustrations are provided in the book to give an exact idea of the finished embroidery work. The book will help the beginner to master the art of embroidery works without any masters’ assistance.

In addition to Embroidery Machine Essentials: How to Stabilize, Hoop and Stitch Decorative Designs, Jeanine Twigg has also written, “It’s a Snap” an exclusive book dealing with Snapping and also for sewing magazine publications such as Creative Machine Embroidery and Sew News.  Written in free flowing, easy to comprehend style the contents are spread over 144 pages.  The book is published by Krause Publications Craft.

Jeanine Twigg, in her book the Embroidery Machine Essentials: How to Stabilize, Hoop and Stitch Decorative Designs lavishly deals with various technical aspects of the embroidery machines.

Table of contents Embroidery Machine Essentials

Chapter 1: Embroidery equipment

The chapter 1, Embroidery equipment, deals with embroidery machines and the important things to be considered at the time of purchase are explained.  Also, you can see that the role of computerized embroidery works and digitizing is explained in a simple way.  It also deals with software selections, how to customize it, design transfer equipment selection, needle selection, thread selection for different fabrics and explain about important accessories.

Chapter 2: Embroidery products

In Chapter 2 Embroidery Products, it deals with the various stabilizer selections and hoop choice. In the hoop selection, you can read about sizes and various shapes.

Chapter 3: The Embroidery process

In chapter 3, the embroidery process, it is written as a reference guide for the fabric selection.  Then followed by monogramming, design placement and design alignment are explained in an easy to understand language. This chapter also deals with various hooping techniques.

Chapter 4: Creative Embroidery Techniques

The creative embroidery technique chapter deals with cut works, how to use various templates, stitch and trim applications, dimensional embroidery, lace works, foam raised embroidery and many more.

Chapter 5: Embroidery projects

The chapter 5, handle about 20 embroidery projects. Projects like celebrating with cards, personalized pillowcases, petty pillow, kid wrap, etc., are few interesting projects liked by many people.

Chapter 6: Inspirational embroidery

In the final chapter, Jeanine Twigg extensively covers the various troubleshooting techniques. With the help of this chapter, you can independently handle most of the technical issues without calling the service technician.

Difference between the owner’s manual and the book

This book deals with every informative aspect that are not explained in the owner’s manual. In each chapter, the reader can have the exact information that could not be seen in the manual.  The detailed approach let you use the embroidery machine to its optimum advantage. Upon reading the book, you will become a master of embroidery sewing.  The detailed explanations regarding how to select the right threads matching to the fabric are something much delightful. You would never know that you have to select a suitable pairing thread for the fabric until you read this book.

Embroidery Machine Essentials: How to Stabilize, Hoop and Stitch Decorative Designs (Images: Amazon)

Embroidery Machine Essentials: How to Stabilize, Hoop and Stitch Decorative Designs (Images: Amazon)

Conclusion:

This book will make you a perfect embroidery designer.  Each chapter of Embroidery Machine Essentials: How to Stabilize, Hoop and Stitch Decorative Designs are attributed to various techniques and embroidery machine equipment. Reading and practicing can take you to an honorable position, and your success will depend on how quickly you master the techniques of hoop and stitch designs and convert your abilities to produce the best embroidery designs.  The book is sold along with a free CD that explains six selected embroidery patterns illustrated in digital format.

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