- diagram of image you want to embroider;
- - thread embroidery matching colors;
- - delete canvas;
- - threads of vivid colors for basting;
- - embroidery needle;
- - hoops.
Advice 2: How to embroider a cross on the canvas
- the scheme for embroidery
- - the outline
- - needle
- - threads
- - embroidery frames
- - scissors
If you bought a ready-made set for embroidery, then it is the suitable size of the canvas for work and you selected the appropriate color threads.
But, if you buy everything you need yourself, pay attention to the tips that are in the schemes.
To outline don't accidentally run out while stitching, it is necessary in the beginning to determine what size canvas you need.
The diagrams almost always specify the size of the finished work. Add to each side by 5 cm and the size of the tissue. The additional inches add to the finished work can be placed in a frame or sew into a product.
If the size of the finished work not specified in the schema, we count the number of cells in the diagram horizontally and vertically. It's easy to do, because every 10 cells are highlighted in a different color or a bold line.
Then, attaching to the outline of a ruler, see how many cells is placed in a 1 cm Calculate how many centimeters will be required for the number of cells in the diagram. Do not forget to add an additional 5 cm.
The diagrams also often recommended how many threads is preferable to embroider. When you gain experience, you will do as you wish.
Measure out the desired length of the thread. In this example, the embroidery will be done in 2 strands. Separate from the skein (bundle of threads) 1 thread, cut approximately 50 cm Fold the thread in half and insert into the needle eye. No knots to do.
Drag the thread through the fabric, so that the end of the thread on which the loop remained on the wrong side. Make a stitch on the diagonal cells.
To change the thread, pull the needle through the stitches on the wrong side, cut thread.
Keep on the wrong side didn't mess up the thread and there was no knots.
Over time, the scheme may lose its original look and these colors can be difficult to distinguish. It is recommended to store the schema in a file or pasted with adhesive tape.
If during operation of the twisted thread, hang it down with a needle, so she unwound. So crosses will be neat and smooth.
In order not to lose sight of a number, which is embroidered, convenient to use with a ruler.
First, it is recommended to do the embroidery threads bright, then dark, so as not to stain the embroidery of dark hair.
Advice 3: How to embroider floss
- - embroidery
- - a piece of fabric for embroidery,
- - needle,
- - embroidery floss in desired colors
- - a pair of scissors.
In order to work faster, keep one hand at the top of the Hoop, and another at the bottom. One hand operates a needle on top, and the other captures it from below.
At the end of the thread experienced masters do not make knots. The thread is secured under the stitching double stitch.
Advice 4: How to embroider on clothing
- - clothes;
- diagram of embroidery;
- - threads;
- - beads;
- - scissors;
- - the outline;
- - the Hoop.
Advice 5: How easy it is to embroider cross-stitch big picture?
Select the picture and think about how much time it really embroider, considering your employment and the pace of work. Embroidering a picture, remember this time and try to meet him. For example, if you decided to embroider a picture for the new year, try to do that by the new year she was ready.
It is better to embroider a bit, but every day. Do not sit on a painting for five or more hours. It is better to give your hobby for an hour every day. So you will be better to concentrate on the embroidery, and the back and arms are not very tired.
You can set for yourself a certain amount. For example, to embroider a day 200 crosses. Working in this way, you will be able to accurately calculate the deadline. This is very handy if you want someone to get his picture on a holiday.
Gently relate to the thread. The more orderly you will keep them, the less time you will spend on their search. Ideally you should buy a special container or box where you store all materials (thread, needles, scissors, pattern, embroidery) for a particular picture.
Not too long embroider thread. The longer the thread, the greater the risk to unexpected knot in the wrong place. To unravel the thread, it is not always easy. In any case, you will have to spend time either on the unraveling of the thread, or to consolidate already embroidered and preparation for the new thread.
All that you have already embroidered, paint the diagram with a pencil. The marker or pen is better not to use, so you can always go to the place on the scheme, which is already embroidered. The shading helps to easily navigate the schema and know exactly what is already embroidered.
When embroidering try not to be distracted by other things. It is very easy to draw a picture that is biased towards, if not to watch carefully for the location of the patterns on the canvas. But to unpick and re-sew the same place – the work is long and quite nervous.
Advice 6: How to wash your cross stitch
Preparation of cross stitch to wash
If you've just completed work on embroidery, turn it wrong side up and verify that all the ends of thread securely. This is even more important to do if you had to unpick part of the pattern to correct the mistake. A beginner embroiderer may not completely rip color fragment, sparing the effort, and leave the thread. When washing loose threads can just get out. It is better to dissolve a few crosses to the length of the thread enough to freeze. While the remaining area to embroider again another piece of thread. Then on the front side embroidered cloths you need to remove clinging pet hair, trimming of threads, etc. It is possible to make a sticky roller for cleaning delicate clothes or tweezers.
Erasable embroidered things carefully
Laundry will need warm water and detergent. For this purpose the best suitable washing detergent for colored fabrics or liquid for washing dishes. To wash must hands. Powder need a little. Immerse in soap solution, the cross-stitch. Let it sit in it for fifteen minutes. Gently wash the embroidery, without twisting the fabric. Rinse it in warm and then in cold water. Water after the last rinse must remain clear with no suds.
If the fabric has creases from the Hoop or spot, you can gently RUB the soapy piece of foam, being careful not to deform the work. Then to squeeze water from the cloth, lay it on a clean, dry Terry towel. Towel twist the tube and gently squeeze the water without twisting.
Before starting embroidery, check out how stain resistant fibres, in consequence, they do not shed when washed. If you didn't, and the thread in the wash started to fade, vypolaskivat embroidery as long as stains from dye won't wash off fabric. To paint thread are not faded and a better hold, after washing rinse the embroidery in acidified water. You can add a little vinegar or citric acid.
Iron the embroidery a little wet. Or, if the embroidery is dry, iron through a damp cloth. Under the embroidered cloth on the table, put a clean soft material on him face down, put the embroidery on the wrong side of the iron is not too hot iron, trying not to put pressure on him. These simple techniques will help to avoid deformation of the stitches on the embroidery. So that the embroidery became hard, her starch.
Advice 7: How to quickly learn how to embroider cross
- - the outline;
- - needles;
- - threads;
- - scissors;
- - the Hoop.