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I have the Creative Sensation and want to monogram a letter in a circle. How do I do this? Does it have to be embroidered?

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You could use an applique (satin) stitch freehand on your machine. But, it takes some practice with steady hands to get it to look nice.

In the video, she uses a heat bonded stabilizer. If you don't use a bonded stabilizer, you'd want to put the fabric and stabilizer in a hoop to keep the fabric tight. If you are going to manipulate the fabric manually, you also would drop the feed dogs.

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How to Monogram with Basic Sewing Machine (in this video, she turns the fabric while stitching but to get a nice letter, you can try not turning the fabric to go around curves)

How to embroider on home sewing machine (she manually manipulates the fabric, uses a free motion quilting foot, drops the feed dogs, and uses stabilizer and a hoop)

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Needles break when embroidery carraige moves to sew new area


Check your needle for burrs or bends. If your needle is bent it will hit the plate. Try changing the needle

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Name pattern crosses over onto each other


You likely have an imbalance in the Stretch Stitch Balancesewing back and forward.
Make sure you are using Monogramming foot "N"...and check in your Manual for settings for Triple stretch stitch

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I bought the SINGER FUTURA XL400 in august. It sews,monograms an embroiders. Sews like a dream with no issues. The monogramming part has me at my wits end. It skips stiches, leaves big loops an looks bad...


Be sure to install a brand new sharp needle before sewing. Check that the needle, thread, and fabric are compatible. An embroidery needle or top stitch needle may help.

When threading the top thread, ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot before threading to insure the thread seats in the tension disk.

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Im trying to sew letters on thin fabric and lace. I think the grip is to ruff for the fabric. how do i fix this?


you will need to have stabiliser behind the fabric to give it stability for any type of machine embroidery.

Look for a product called "stitch and tear" or "solvy" which washes away in water after you've completed the stitching.

Also, consider using machine embroidery thread for this task, its silky and gives a lovely sheen.

I've always used an embroidery hoop to hold the layers all together for monogramming so things don't slip.

I'd suggest you google "machine embroidery" or try www.sewing.about.com and see if there are other machine embroidery tips there.

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How do you monogram and embroider with this sewing machine (brother XL-6562


Turn the pattern selector to the pattern you want, set the width and length dials to your liking.

Your machine does not do embroidery.

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Monogramming


Hi there!

Bit of a con eh?

Is it the Innov-is 700E ? as featured here?
http://www.brothersew.co.uk/brother-innov-is-700e-embroidery-machine-193.html

Most machines can embroider.
The foot advance claw need to be disengaged, then a frame is needed to hold the material flat.
Select a zig-zag stitch, mark out your pattern and away you go!

Basically filling in your marked design with zig-zag stitch.

If it is the computerised version - ask the store for a demonstration.

Hope this helps, If so , rate as fixya!
if not - ask and I'll do the best I can.

Thanks for using Fixya! (I don't get paid for this you know. I just like helping folk)

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PLEASE HELP!!! Pfaff creative 7570 tension problems


Check your bobbin tension also. Embroidery bobbin thread is finer than sewing thread and you may need to make adjustment on the bobbing case by turning the small screw slightly. The type of stabilizer can affect your embroidery. An excellent reference for machine embroidery is Embroidery Machine Essentials by Jeanine Twigg, available on Amazon.

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Using my monogram machine


The one thing I've found is that when using the fonts stored in the machine, you need to treat each as a separate design. Then you would change the size of the Center Letter. I, too, wish the manual was more instructive. It is much easier to use a separate software program where you can create lettering and monograming. Do you have PED Basic, the program that allows you to download from your computer? That is a very good investment (about $150) and you can get free designs and download purchased lettering from different web sites. There is also a good site www.embroiderydk.com where you can join for a small monthly fee and create lettering and monograming. You also have access to over 7000 designs that you can download free whenever you want. It is well worth the price of $9.00 per month and you don't have to be limited to a bunch of emboidery cards or just the built in designs on your machine. One final idea...go the Brother.com and request more instruction on the embroidery portion.

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