The most common searches on knit fabric sewing tips pertains to stretching. And though knit fabrics are meant to stretch, ideally you don’t want them to stretch while sewing. It’s a bit of a catch-22 situation. That said, there are quite a few knit fabric sewing tips to make your projects look neat and professional and that’s what we’re going to cover today. Bear in mind that it requires a bit of practice though so don’t give up too easily.
I think everyone absolutely loves wearing knit fabrics, but sewing with them…? You either love it or hate it. Before I researched and learned how to deal with knit fabrics properly, I used to be scared of sewing with this unpredictable fabric. Sound familiar? You’re not alone! I’ll be writing a few posts on this topic, as it’s both a widely discussed and avoided one.
Embroidery machine needles are of course one of the most important components of machine embroidery. Part of every embroiderer’s training should be to learn what type of embroidery machine needle fits with what type of embroidery design and fabric. And of equal importance, why, how to, and how often you would need to change it. Regardless of the many opinions with regards to this topic, there are some basic, but important information every embroiderer should know about embroidery machine needles.