Floating out of the Hoop: Securing Garments for Stable Embroidery

In spending time with friendly home embroidery enthusiasts, I see differences in practice from my commercial roots; one (relatively) recent development was the rise of ‘floating’. Floating, in this instance, refers to the practice of securing stabilizer in the hoop and either gluing, pinning, or basting garments to this stabilizer before…

Craftster Pick of the Month – CandyCoatedQuilts’ Star Wars Pillows

Time for another look at some of the great work featured in the forums at Craftster. Note: Although they’re the pick of this month, they may have appeared before this month. CandyCoatedQuilts has produced some of the grooviest pixellated quilted items we’ve featured on the site, and these Star Wars…