Sulky products really opened my eyes to the possibilities of machine and hand embroidery.  When I first got my embroidery machine I’d experiment on all kinds of fabrics and get less than ideal results.  I figured you could only embroider onto medium weight fabrics for a successful outcome.  Then I was introduced to Sulky products and learned you can successfully embroider on light weight fabrics like chiffon, organza, tulle, and knits.  They have stabilizers for all types of projects.  I was initially nervous when Kelly from Sulky challenged me to do a post on embroidery with sheer fabrics.  Of course she assured me they have the correct products for this and introduced me to my now “favorite” stabilizer, Fabri-solvy.  This stuff is impressive.  It’s a fabric-like stabilizer that can be used as both a topper and backing.  Once you’re done with the embroidery it simply dissolves away in water.

Check out this quick video of the process. 

Tutorial below:

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