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How to embroider a non-woven reusable bag

Are you interested in embroidering on a non-woven reusable bag? If so, you've come to the right place!

I'm going to share how to embroider on a non-woven reusable bag the right way step by step!

These make excellent gifts for any occasion!

What you will need: 

  • A non-woven reusable bag
  • Cutaway stabilizer (learn more about stabilizers here)
  • 75/11 machine embroidery needle
  • An embroidery design (I’m using Think spring from my Etsy shop)
  • Basic machine embroidery supplies (Including, but not limited to, embroidery machine, machine embroidery thread and a machine embroidery foot) 
  • Adhesive spray or pins to pin the stabilizer in place 

The steps:

   1. Prepare your machine for embroidery and choose the embroidery design you are going to use. 

If you're not sure which embroidery design you want to use, you might be able to find something that you like from my shop or Creative Fabrica!

   2. Place cutaway stabilizer inside the bag, pin the stabilizer in place or use adhesive spray

   3. Place the bag flat with nothing but the stabilizer placed (using one of the two methods) on the inside 

   4. Place the bottom part of the hoop on the inside of the bag underneath the stabilizer and hoop the bag

   5. Insert the bag onto the machine, make sure that parts of the bag will not get caught and start to embroider!

   6. Unhoop the bag, remove the pins and cut the stabilizer around the design

Congrats! Now you have an awesome embroidered reusable bag!

Need more ideas for projects to do? Here's an article with tons of project ideas! And don't forget to check out how to make a blanket pillow!

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