Friday, October 16, 2015

Embroidery Machines; Making Embroidery Easier for You! (part 2 of 2)

Getting to Know Embroidery Machines

In the early 19th century, a machine that does the same type of work as to hand embroidery was invented. The inventor sold it to a cloth merchant around the year 1829. And in 1854, there have been 12 machines operating in a Swiss factory. Several models were also designed then.

• The Handmachine – this model was first invented operated by hand; it was later operated by water and electricity.

• The Chain-stitch Cornely machine – It was introduced in Switzerland around 1860s and is still popular up to this day.

• Schifflimachine – this was created in 1860s and led to the production of lace imitation. And this is also the start of embroidery industry.

So, how do these machines work? The modern embroidery machines are computer-operated. Brother and Viking White are just among the most popular embroidery machines available nowadays.

After you have purchased your personal embroidery machine, the next thing you need are your embroidery supplies. You will need;

• Software for editing and digitizing
• Files of embroidery designs or patterns
• Fabric stabilizers along with your fabrics
• Hoops which usually comes with the machine
• Needles
• Threads
• Bobbins

You have your machine. You have your embroidery supplies. Now, is there anything that confuses you? If so, you can always go online to search for tips and guides on how you can maximize your embroidery machines.

Depending on the brand of your machine, they will have their own websites which offers technical supports to assist you in your needs. Other embroidery websites can also help you in your needs.

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