Machine Embroidery

All About Machine Embroidery: Day 25 – Fill Designs

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Welcome back to All About Machine Embroidery. You can catch up on the entire series here.

Machine Embroidery: If you are thinking about getting a sewing machine that includes Machine Embroidery then you will want to read All About Machine Embroidery. I have 31 posts that cover every possible thing you could want to know.

Today, I am going to highlight another type of machine embroidery:  Fill-Designs
My definition of a fill design is one that is all filled in with machine embroidery thread.
This collection of Ethnic Birds by Hatched in Africa is a good example of fill-design.
Machine Embroidery: If you are thinking about getting a sewing machine that includes Machine Embroidery then you will want to read All About Machine Embroidery. I have 31 posts that cover every possible thing you could want to know.
 With fill work, the entire design is created by combining different threads and different stitching. Sometimes you will see fill-designs used in drapery or upholstery fabrics like these from Calico Corners.
Adding fill-design embroidery to inexpensive curtain fabrics, like twill, can give your décor a very high-end look for a very low-budget price.
Machine Embroidery: If you are thinking about getting a sewing machine that includes Machine Embroidery then you will want to read All About Machine Embroidery. I have 31 posts that cover every possible thing you could want to know.
Sometimes, if you let your imagination go wild you can come up with something exquisite like this gown. Little strawberries embroidered all over silk organza ~ too beautiful for words.
Machine Embroidery: If you are thinking about getting a sewing machine that includes Machine Embroidery then you will want to read All About Machine Embroidery. I have 31 posts that cover every possible thing you could want to know.
Machine Embroidery: If you are thinking about getting a sewing machine that includes Machine Embroidery then you will want to read All About Machine Embroidery. I have 31 posts that cover every possible thing you could want to know.
The cost to buy embroidered silk organza is somewhere in the $25/yard and up range. But, this little fill-design could be embroidered all over a piece of silk organza for very little money.
Of course, there are tons of different fill designs and a million ways to use them. You are only limited by your imagination.
These are just a few ideas to help you better understand this term.
Tomorrow’s topic:  Machine Embroidered Applique

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