Advice 1: How to embroider a cross on the pillow

Embroidered pillows called demockery. They are a pleasure to lie down with a Cup of tea and calmly think about life. These pillows will give joy not only to your views, but also those that carry warm hands and kind thoughts needlewomen, their produce.
How to embroider a cross on the pillow
Instruction
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Choose a motif for embroidery. It can be found in the Internet or buy a kit which includes the canvas, threads, needle and diagram. If you want to do everything yourself, pick up the needed floss shades, buy a piece of canvas.
2
Treat the edges of the canvas. Embroidery paintings, you can use PVA glue, in the case of the pillow should carefully neaten the cut of the canvas by hand or on the sewing machine with a zigzag stitch. Select the fabric with a large weave, not smaller than Aida 14.
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Start from the edges of the canvas a sufficient number of crosses, for example, 10 on each side, and start working. If the material is crisp, you can sew without special tools, but if not, use hoops, they will not allow the canvas to warp. Embroider thread floss in 4-6 additions. Remember that when working on the pillows, the pattern should be dense. Ensure that the closing stitch of each cross were done strictly in one direction, so the image will be smooth.
4
Embroidered work wash in warm soapy water, dry in the spread out on a towel. Iron.
5
Select fabric for cushion covers pillows. It should be thick enough and not transparent. Make pattern in the form of a square (rectangle) the same size as the finished embroidery. Sew three sides of the pillow, make sure that the line was strictly along the border of the picture on the embroidery. The fourth side neatly vsheyte zip. If using transparent embroidered pattern pillow fabric, make a lining of light cotton material. Put the pillowcase on the pillow.
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It is possible for each side of the embroidery to sew on sections of tissue with a width of three inches or more. The back of the pillow case to find, given the increased size of the front side. At the side seam vsheyte decorative cord, to sew the corners of the brush. You can buy them in the shops for the needle.
Note
They like to do and they are nice to admire - this embroidered cross pillow.
Useful advice
To create a favorable atmosphere will help You to various accessories, such as embroidered cross pillow. Its advantages are that manufacturers of embroidery kits pillows offer a wide variety of storylines. It can be embroidery, geometric shapes, folk patterns, embroidery fragments of paintings by famous artists or children's drawings.

Advice 2: How to sew on the machine

Embroidery is handiwork art by which patterns adorn the cloth. There are various methods of sewing: by hand and with the help of embroidery machines. Using embroidery to decorate clothing, household items and create art.
How to sew on the machine
You will need
  • stencil, pencil, thread, machine, Hoop
Instruction
1
When embroidering manually you need: a Hoop, a needle and thread. When knitting with a sewing machine is a very important product dimensions. Patterns smaller than 20 cm can be embroidered on electronic sewing machine, large-can embroider with a sewing, as it is equipped with the embroidery unit.
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To embroider on the machine, it is necessary to select a needle corresponding to the fabric thickness. For example, needle No. 100 suitable for fabrics such as velvet, calico; needle No. 70 suitable for muslin, chiffon.
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Before you sew on the machine, lubricate all parts with oil, then work on it in vain. This is to ensure that the oil gets into all the details. After that wipe dry. Place the machine so that it does not sway, and to light falling on the product.
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Next, adjust the needle thread tension, as it affects the quality of your work. Upper thread adjust using a special knob located on the front Board of the machine. Bottom thread - by the regulator that is on the bobbin case cap. Check the tension on the waste piece of cloth.
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Next, secure the material in the Hoop. For this outer wrap put onto a hard surface, top, cover it with our cloth, and then insert the inner Hoop, pulling the fabric. Two hands move the Hoop under the needle and hit the pedal.
Note
Try to keep the needle clearly went on the line. Fingers at this point move according to the direction of the figure.
Useful advice
First train yourself to embroider with handwheel cars, and then proceed to the foot pedal control. Don't let the sewing machine do the reverse, as this will tear the thread. Start slowly at first, then, after, you increase the stitching speed.

Advice 3: How easy it is to embroider cross-stitch big picture?

Admire huge paintings, embroidered cross? And they themselves cannot decide on such? "Too much time and effort should be spent," you say to yourself. In fact, to embroider big picture is not as difficult as it seems. A few simple secrets will help you to create a masterpiece.
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.

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