How do you keep fabric from slipping in a hoop?
There are different kinds of hoops available depending on your tastes and what you are stitching. If you like working in a wooden hoop, but your fabric is slipping out of it, try adding a binding to one or both pieces. This may help you maintain an even tension as you work.
What can I use instead of an embroidery hoop?
Another effective way of doing embroidery without a hoop is by using a scroll fabric. It helps in maintaining fabric tension and is also hands-free. You can put your focus elsewhere while stitching. You can do that without risking damaging your project.
How do you wrap an embroidery hoop with washi tape?
Things to do:
- Cut the end of the tape neatly and tuck it under the screw so that the edge lines up with the front edge of the hoop and butts up against the screw bracket.
- Smooth the tape on, continuing to keep the edge lined up neatly with the front edge of the hoop, until you have made it all the way around the hoop.