[HNW] Embroidering garments

MLF lunamoth at sbcglobal.net
Sat Oct 4 18:29:15 PDT 2003

I am terribly sorry, I neglected to change the subject line in my 
haste.  Many apologies.

MLF wrote:

> I have a dummy question since I'm new to embroidery beyond 
> cross-stitching/backstitching.  What if I wish to put blackwork or 
> some other stitching onto a garment, say at the hem or collar or 
> cuffs.  Is the common method to embroider the piece of fabric before 
> making it into the garment?  Or is it simply common to work the design 
> onto the finished garment without any kind of framing to hold tension 
> on the cloth?
> Much thanks!
> -m

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