stabiliser for cotton jersey

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Hello,
I am hoping Beverly or one of you other machine embroidery experts
will be able to tell me where to get some light backing for machine
embroidery onto small cotton bodies/onsies. It's not me that is  the
embroiderer, it's my Mum but as they are my bodies/onsies I feel I
ought to get the supplies in. I am assuming I need a stretch backing
am I right?
At the moment I am having to post via google groups which is an awful
place although I can read through my thunderbird reader. sending out
mails and posts is  a no no at the moment as my internet provider has
a problem, so forgive me if I don't answer very speedily but I will
answer even though I lurk here more than I post.
Claire in Montr=E9al FRANCE
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey
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Claire, for knits, use a cut-away stabilizer, NOT a
tear -way.  I learned this the hard way after ruining a
t-shirt of my DGD's.  I like Floriani's no-show mesh in
either white of beige:
http://www.allbrands.com/products/abp08062-0995.html

For really stretchy knits I also add Sulky Solvy over the
top.  It truly does disappear , all you have to do is spray
it lightly and "dab"

HYH, NAYY,

--
Beverly
http://ickes.us/default.aspx



Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey
Le 25/05/2011 17:48, BEI Design a écrit :
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See, I knew you would now this Beverly. I will have to check if I can
find it closer to home as the shipping is gulp 52$
Checking google as  quick as possible.
thank you the quick response
Claire in Montréal France.
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey
Hey look at that I complained on line and my emial sender started
working!! What do you know.


Claire in Montréal France.
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey
Le 25/05/2011 18:20, Claire Owen a écrit :
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Found it with £2.50 delivery straight to Mum. Thank you again Beverly.
http://www.lordsewing.co.uk/floriani-no-show-nylon-mesh-fusible-12-x-10-beige-1714-p.asp

Claire in Montréal France.
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey
Claire Owen wrote:
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http://www.lordsewing.co.uk/floriani-no-show-nylon-mesh-fusible-12-x-10-beige-1714-p.asp

Yay!!!

I also should have mentioned that if the design is dense (or
goes back over the same areas more than once) I STRONLY
advise using the Sulky Solvy on top.  The T-shirt I ruined
was a cat design, and by about the third pass (I was using
tear away because I didn't know any better), the stitches
pulled the fabric out of line, doubled it over, and ...
well ruind the shirt.  I have never had an issue with knits
using fusible cut-away, *and* Solvy.  If at all possible,
test first, using a similar weight of knit, and both methods
of stabilizing.

Good luck!

--
Beverly
http://ickes.us/default.aspx



Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey
Claire Owen wrote:

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http://www.lordsewing.co.uk/floriani-no-show-nylon-mesh-fusible-12-x-10-beige-1714-p.asp

Additionally, all the tips at the bottom of that page are
excellent, be sure you let your mother see them.  I had not
seen the advise to cross two pieces at right angles before.
I'll have to test that.

--
Beverly
http://ickes.us/default.aspx



Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey
Le 25/05/2011 20:41, BEI Design a écrit :
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I will show her that. I know she sometimes doubles up on the stitch     and
tear on some desogns. The technical reasons why I don't know . I can see
I will have to work on her to join alt mach embroidey but so far she
doesn't get news groupss. She's too busy card making and sewing I think,
plus she lives in a place where she can get contact with other like
minded people in the Uk, unlike me in the middle of the lovely countryside.

Claire in Montréal France.
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

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Another question Beverly or anyone else who would know?

Mum has had the stabiliser it arrived this morning. From reading the
instructions it seems to explain that this type of stabiliser on the
baby bodies is to be used on top of the fabric, is this so? Previously
she has always  stabilised the  underside of  woven fabric using a
stitch and tear stabiliser.

Claire in Montréal France.
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey
Le 27/05/2011 13:29, Claire Owen a écrit :
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I have just checked the website instructions,
http://www.lordsewing.co.uk/floriani-no-show-nylon-mesh-12-x-10-white-non-fusible-1708-p.asp
and they say back of the fabric so I will tell Mum to re-read her
instructions. She maybe read to fast in her excitement of getting a new
product to play with.
Claire in Montréal France.
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

Re: stabiliser for cotton jersey


Claire Owen wrote:
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http://www.lordsewing.co.uk/floriani-no-show-nylon-mesh-12-x-10-white-non-fusible-1708-p.asp
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Correct, the cut-away mesh goes on the *wrong* side of the
fabric.  If you decide to add Sulky Solvy, it goes on top
(the *right* side).  Sulky is not fusible, just lay it on
and hoop.  When done, tear it away, and either spray and dab
to remove the tiny bits which peek out in areas of the
design, or soak for a few minutes in warm water, depending
on the item.  I think for something I intended to sell, I
would spray and dab.

--
Beverly
http://ickes.us/default.aspx



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