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Why do I need an embroidery machine I hear you ask. Well quite simply I was rubbish at embroidery when I was at school and I used to envy all the other girls in my class who were able to get that needle in and out of the fabric a hundred different ways and turn out something worth looking at.
DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape
DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers
Mine had bobbles all over the place. You know, the great big knots joining two different threads together – and I can't even begin to explain what a mess it was on the underside. I resided myself to the fact that I would never be able to embroider anything; or anything that I, or anyone else would want.
However, I have now found some technology that will put your embroidery pieces in over drive and be worthy of hanging in the 'Tate Gallery' or nearly anyway.
But no, seriously there are machines out there that will actually embroider for you. No more having to keep threading the needle everytime it runs out.
DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife
DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint
The neat thing too is, you don't even have to sit pedalling this thing. Literally you give the machine some quick instructions or download a super graphic from the internet and tell the machine what colour you want where and off it goes belting out over 100 stitches a minute. Now tell me that you can do that?
Oh also no more having fingers that have broken skin that looks like a colander.
You will even know how much thread is left on the bobbin underneath instead of sewing and sewing and realizing when you come to the end of whatever it is you are working on that the underneath thread ran out a mile back.
When I first looked at these embroidery machines I thought – no way. These are more complicated than actually getting out the needle and thread from the sewing box but after I read the instructions and set the thing in motion boy did it fly. I was in awe as the needle buzzed up and down so fast creating all kinds of wonderful stiches and shapes.
I have reviewed many different products on the internetbut I had never thought of actually reviewing embroidery machines until I got one myself. I figure that people want to know the best features and so I decided to look at a few of the best embroidery machines on the market at the minute.
I do like the fact there is no steep learning curve even if you are a beginner. Can't get better than that.