Fabric Stabiliser

I know how much everyone loves tutorials so I have decided to do a few for you over the next few months.

I thought everyone knew what fabric stabiliser was but apparently not. So I thought I would show you.

It is one of those fabulous products on the market that makes our patchwork lives so much easier.

There are a number of different ones out there but I have come across a new one (New to me anyway)

It is so beautiful and fine. It is 150cm wide.

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Trace your design onto your fabric.

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Iron the stabiliser onto the back of your fabric with the slightly rough/glue side facing the back of your fabric.

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It stabilisers the fabric while you embroider or do your stitcheries. You can drag your threads across the back of your work without the threads being seen on the front.

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Now you are ready to start your embroidery or stitchery. I use a size 9 or 10 milliners/straw needle.(Everyone knows that milliners/straw needles are my favourite) The size 9 is a little easier to thread 2 strands of embroidery floss.

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I hope this helps.

You will enjoy doing your embroidery so much more.

Stay safe

Sue x x x

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