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- Free motion embroidery?
Re: Free motion embroidery?
One of the reasons I was glad I kept one of my older machines was for just
this reason. As much as I love my bells and whistles electronic Designer1 it
doesn't have the manually hand controlled stitch width regulator for the
zig-zag stitch. Once I get into the rhythm of the calligraphy I can move the
hoop with my left hand and regulate the stitch width with my right on my
trusty old Viking. Same technique works well when doing branches, vines,
twisting willow leaves, ribbons, tousled hair and such. It's really fun to
do this with a variegated thread coordinating the width with the changing
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