Little Whale tshirt by Goldwillow

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Embroidery & Embellishments
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Description

I made this for Willow. This a tribute to the little whalette stories my grandaddy used to make up to entertain me:)

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Rebecca

This is so sweet. Did you use some sort of stabilizer on the knit? The little bit of embroidery I've done on a onesie turned out ok I think, but it was shifting and pulling even though I used an iron on stabilizer on the back.

Goldwillow

I didn't actually. I just put it in a hoop as tight as I could get it. I was hesitant to use stabilizer as I wasn't sure if it would irritate a babies skin. Having been a parent now for a while I think it would've been fine and probably easier had I used stabilizer. Also I made sure to use an extra sharp needle for the embroidery. I have to be careful not to poke myself but I feel like it helps with the precision on knit fabrics.

Rebecca

Good tips, thanks! If I recall correctly I was using a more blunt needle thinking it would prevent damage to the knit (like a ball point needle on the machine).

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